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.
Becker’s Hospital Review recently surveyed hospital and health system CEOs, COOs, CMOs, vice presidents, directors and other high-level decision-makers to find out what healthcare leaders’ organizational strategies for improved efficiency look like.
The healthcare industry has seen a 50% increase in consolidation since 2009. To get a sense for how successfully hospitals and health systems have been at integrating new facilities, MedSpeed conducted a survey in conjunction with HealthLeaders Media’s Leadership Council.
In “The Next Big Step for Health System Integration: Healthcare Transportation,” a webinar and article from Becker’s Hospital Review, Mark Dixon, president of The Mark Dixon Group, Jake Crampton, CEO of MedSpeed, and Steve Statz, senior vice president of business development at Avera Health join together to discuss the strategic benefits of physical connectivity.
In “Healthcare Transportation as an Integration Agent” from Becker’s Hospital Review, healthcare leaders from Advocate Health Care and Mercy talk about leveraging transportation as a mechanism for integration..
Leading supply chain executives describe how transportation is an often overlooked source of waste within health systems in “Focusing on Transportation Services to Improve Efficiencies.”
In “Supply Chain Must Address Freight Loss Fears” by Rick Dana Barlow, MedSpeed CEO, Jake Crampton and other industry leaders discuss opportunities for value and efficiency in freight, shipping and healthcare transportation.