POSTS TAGGED AS process improvement

MUSING – Gathering and Acting on Medical Intelligence

July 2, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

The expected influx of millions of newly insured Americans under the new health care law will be putting a huge [MORE]

MUSING – Healthcare Systems See a Compelling Need for Operational Intelligence

June 11, 2013 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

Successful healthcare delivery networks must adapt to the increasingly challenging financial environment to achieve their fundamental mission of providing high [MORE]

Robot for IV Cancer Therapy

April 26, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

i.v. Station ONCO
Getting the right mix of chemotherapy drugs, properly diluted, in a sterile IV bag, without contamination, can [MORE]

Self-Balancing Centrifuge Rotor

July 6, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

In a clinical laboratory, loading specimens into a centrifuge can be time consuming because different quantities have to be [MORE]

Process Management Software Provides Consistency, Flexilibity, Quality

June 1, 2010 | | Posted in Expert Interviews,Resources

Bill Harten, Founder and CEO for UNIConnect,  describes how the development of complex genealogy software evolved to robust process management [MORE]

MUSING – The Autonomous Hospital

May 11, 2010 | | Posted in Ask the Experts,Musings,Newsletter

The Defense Department has been doing R&D work on autonomous vehicles-remotely controlled tanks, pilotless “Predator” aircraft and the like.  Largest [MORE]

Integrated Process Management Information Technology: The Next Generation in Medical Efficiency

There is a need for significant overhaul of current medical information technology to better support the complex processes of healthcare [MORE]

Lean Techniques in Clinical Trials

September 29, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Clinical trial staff at Mayo Clinic’s three campuses (MN, AZ and FL) studied their procedures for carrying out internally authored [MORE]

Technology Enabled Nursing

August 11, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

With nearly half of American nurses eligible to retire in the next five years, the need for new nursing technology [MORE]

If Toyota Ran Your Hospital: Cutting Healthcare Costs

June 16, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

Every year, Virginia Mason Hospital (Seattle, WA) CEO Gary Kaplan takes a group of his staff on a trip to [MORE]

Hospital Readmission Costs

February 10, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

A Boston-based research group has found that one in five hospital discharges results in an adverse event requiring readmission within [MORE]

Laboratory Automation Workshop

Developing a Lean Process and Automating Your Clinical Laboratory:Does one Precede the Other?
This workshop will provide an in-depth examination of [MORE]