The mindset for many providers seems simple: move items, whatever they may be, from one facility to another. Unfortunately, the result of this can be costly delays and errors that lead to potential patient harm. Wes Crampton, COO, delves into how intra-company logistics hones in on the true cost of logistical errors while creating a lasting impact on your patients and clinicians on Modern Healthcare. Click here to read more!
The Health Management Academy conducted a survey to determine how leading health systems handle the impact of logistics and transportation to maintain efficient and effective operations as their organizations scale for growth.
In an era of big data, Dan Blake, Chief Technology Officer, states the key to success and efficiency will lie in the seamless integration of healthcare’s numerous systems and technology that’s aligned for the future. Through the assimilation of both, we can realize the full potential of real time information and artificial intelligence to make integration efficient and effective. Click here to find out more.
A recent article posted on Modern Healthcare discusses how a traditional Request for Proposal (RFP) predetermines the right solution for a problem. And while that may make sense for some product purchases, it can mean missed opportunities for services. So, what’s the alternative? Bonni Kaplan DeWoskin, Vice President of Marketing, writes more on breaking the mold here.
Success in healthcare is increasingly dictated by complex measures, such as quality, efficiency and customer experience, which require efficient coordination. The new article, “Taking Systemness to the Next Level”, from 4SightHealth and MedSpeed describes how savvy healthcare systems are focusing on the basics to achieve higher goals.
“From holding company to operating company: 4 experts on health system economies of scale” from Becker’s Hospital Review recaps a recent panel discussion that included Jake Crampton, MedSpeed CEO; Khosrow Shotorbani, president and CEO of TriCore Reference Laboratories; Bill Santulli, EVP and COO of Advocate Health Care; and Mark Dixon, president of The Mark Dixon Group and former regional president of Fairview Health Service. The panelists spoke about the nationwide trend of health systems moving from a holding company model to an operating company model and how they expect this trend to continue to accelerate.
Healthcare is changing and patients have higher expectations than ever. Forging mutually beneficial strategic partnerships is even more valuable today for health systems. “Moving at the Speed of Medicine: Turbo-Charging Performance with Strategic Partnerships” from 4SightHealth and MedSpeed describes how the auto industry and other traditional insourcers are leveraging strategic relationships to prepare for the future.
There are countless examples of Lean strategies healthcare organizations are doing to meet the triple aim of healthcare. But there is an area of waste that many healthcare operations are not addressing: healthcare transportation. “Going Lean” from Greenhealth explores the organization-wide impact of intra-company transportation, key areas of non-sustainable waste and best practices for Lean and sustainable intra-company transportation.