Surgery

CSSD staff engagement key to achieving regulatory compliance

The client Community hospital in the Midwest with 147 beds The challenge Sterile Processing leadership challenged to manage staff and the required processes Organization at risk for regulatory compliance resulting in patient safety and quality concerns Leadership, team, safety, quality and the environment of care in need of dramatic transformation The approach The process began Read More >

OR process improvements increase patient throughput, optimize EPIC

The client Midwest hospital with 296 beds The challenge Newly appointed Perioperative Services director and leadership team Need for support to drive adherence to milestones and timelines of an EPIC installation for OR inventory locations Dated Perioperative Services supply chain practices Need to improve core processes that impact throughput efficiency The approach The process began Read More >

Committed OREC increases surgical volumes through improved FCOTS, suite utilization

The client Faith based hospital with 302 beds in the Northwest The challenge Lack of physician engagement in departmental strategies for optimizing core processes and surgical volume growth Underutilization of surgical capacity Physician dissatisfaction with staff expertise and competency Redundant and wasteful processes At risk for compliance with regulatory agencies The approach The process began Read More >

Operating Room Executive Committee reverses 5 years of declining OR volumes

The client Five hospital system in the Southeastern part of the country with more than 1,000 beds and 68 operating rooms The challenge Deteriorating condition of physical plant due to lack of capital funds Lack of clinical excellence commitment among OR staff Physicians felt nothing would ever change 5 years of declining surgical volume The Read More >