Non Labor

Surgical Hemostasis Management: Which methods are best for your patient?

By Angela Christensen, Consultant Choosing the correct hemostatic methods and agents requires clinical staff to understand the mechanism of action, efficacy and cost associated with the agent. This white paper describes the various hemostatic techniques and agents, providing a solid foundation for clinical staff to grow their understanding of this complex subject, enabling them to Read More >

Leading and Navigating Change with Team Charters

Part of the “Project Management Essentials” series by Susan Bisol, Director Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) defines project management as “the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to a broad range of activities in order to meet the requirements of a particular project.” A project goes through a number of phases characterized by a distinct set Read More >

Showing Value of an Energy Consumption Reduction Program

By Camellia Walker In a recent American Hospital Association survey, hospital C-suite executives were asked to rank the top strategic priorities for their organizations over the next three years. With more than 1,100 executives taking part in the survey, ‘Improving efficiency through productivity and financial management’ topped the list as the number one priority for participants Read More >

Reducing Utility Costs – Top 4 points. How to gain buy-in from your hospital COO or CFO

With capital budgets continuing to strain, do you struggle with clinical demands taking precedence over infrastructure needs? Have your facility maintenance, repair and upgrades been pushed to the side to make way for other hospital needs? This paper illustrates a 4-point strategy for getting buy-in from the CFO and COO to commence an Energy Consumption Read More >

Sustainable Success: Delivering $35 million in non labor savings at Piedmont Healthcare

The client Piedmont Healthcare, an integrated system of 5 hospitals and nearly 100 offices of primary care physicians and specialists, serves patients in Atlanta and throughout northern Georgia. Last year, Piedmont served nearly 2 million patients: performing over 44,000 surgeries, helping to deliver 8,000 babies, providing 471,695 outpatient encounters, completing 235 organ transplants, and handling Read More >