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To Solve Hospital Overcrowding, Think Like a Mathematician

An operations management specialist is applying lessons from statistics to help free up hospital beds. It’s working.

The way out of the nurse staffing impasse

Unresolved nurse burnout at hospitals globally leads to legislative initiatives such as Massachusetts’ ballot Question 1. In the face of financial constraints and workforce shortages, the only solution is to smooth variability in healthcare operations.

Bloomberg Baystate Business News – Question #1 Nurse Staffing Ballot

Listen to Dr. Litvak talk about IHO’s solutions for nurse staffing challenge. Talk starts at minute 30

US Health Experts Bid to Ease NHS Grampian Waiting Times

IHO is helping NHS Scotland make sustainable improvements on national access standards and staff and patient satisfaction.

Special Report: Meet the Man Who Solved the Hospital Overcrowding Problem

Gina Shaw, Emergency Medicine News

Meet the man who says he can reduce the ER overcrowding problem

Hospital executives who have hired Eugene Litvak, president and CEO of the Boston-based Institute for Healthcare Optimization, call him a genius and a pioneer of hospital operations management improvement.
By Mark Taylor, Chicago Tribune