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National adoption of patient flow optimization practices has the potential to reduce total U.S. per capita spending “by 4-5%”, which amounts to $140 to $180 billion a year.
Smoothing out surgical scheduling to improve efficiency is much less expensive than building a new hospital wing, and has been shown to yield major improvements.
An operations management specialist is applying lessons from statistics to help free up hospital beds. It’s working.
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.
Listen to Dr. Litvak talk about IHO’s solutions for nurse staffing challenge. Talk starts at minute 30
IHO is helping NHS Scotland make sustainable improvements on national access standards and staff and patient satisfaction.
Samantha Liss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch