Staff Satisfaction

Take the LEAP! How to Achieve Clarity and Remove Waste in Your Hospital's Workflow

Take the LEAP!  How to Achieve Clarity and Remove Waste in Your Hospital's Workflow

By Sue Ann Davis

In 15 years working on process improvement projects in hospital settings, I've seen many attempts from different executive teams to try to improve patient flow, throughput and other internal processes with mixed results. What if I told you that there is a trick to help you gain efficiency and get rid of massive waste in your hospital’s workflow? 

The trick is simple!  Make the LEAP and get the right people in a room to talk to each other. 

Is a Lack of Physician Alignment Eroding the Foundation of Your Patient Flow Management?

Is a Lack of Physician Alignment Eroding the Foundation of Your Patient Flow Management?

By Bob Gleason-Moore RN, MN

Use This Quick Checklist to Find Out

When a foundation is not optimized, it may weaken or even collapse the structure it is meant to support.

In the hospital, physicians play a cornerstone role in the foundation of optimizing patient flow and on-time patient progression.  So, why is it that physicians are often misaligned with the organization when it comes to these crucial components of the patient stay?  How do you find out if this is a problem in your hospital?