LeanTaaS logo - Home

Driving surgeon engagement through AI technology

Physicians who are highly engaged in the financial and operational performance of their healthcare organization, as well as their own clinical spheres, have proven to be critical stakeholders in transformation initiatives. Engaged physicians, inclined to collaborate proactively with colleagues across disciplines and skillsets, support stronger team performance and constant improvement in care delivery and efficiency […]

How AI technology can help solve OR staffing challenges

Health systems are seeing continued demand for elective surgical cases, especially as patients return for procedures that were delayed during the pandemic. Demand is also increasing as the population ages and expands, and as the shift towards value-based care takes root. As more procedures move to ambulatory settings, an opportunity arises for ORs to accommodate […]

How healthcare leaders collaborate and innovate with technology partners

In my time as a healthcare leader, and today as part of a technology team, I have been excited to notice partnerships between healthcare and tech organizations both increase in number and expand in scope. Health systems, more than ever, are learning to trust and rely on best-of-industry tools to amplify the expertise and best […]

3 ways AI supports OR access and experience – for surgeons, staff, and patients

One of the most expensive assets in the hospital, the operating room (OR), is also one of the most challenging to utilize efficiently. Managing use of the OR is complex and time consuming. Leadership works to drive optimal financial results by ensuring that valuable time, rooms, and specialized equipment are leveraged to their utmost capacity. […]

LeanTaaS is growing care access, and ourselves: reflecting on achievements and awards for healthcare AI in 2022

2022 generated unprecedented milestones and achievements for LeanTaaS. We wish to celebrate what our team – customers, employees, and stakeholders – has accomplished together. Our healthcare system partners continue to leverage our analytics-based iQueue solutions, powered by machine learning and AI, to unlock much-needed unused asset capacity at a time when many resources are scarce. […]

Three powerful ways to improve operating room utilization

No matter how they calculate it, there’s room for perioperative departments to improve operating room utilization if it’s less than 80%. Surgical leaders might be happy with their utilization as a metric, but there are always more problems to solve. These may include new surgeons not being able to get block time, surgical block owners […]

Using an innovative approach to address critical staffing challenges in operating rooms (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Originally published in Becker’s Hospital Review in February 2022.  Reports from the front lines of hospital perioperative departments show a daily, ongoing staffing crisis. Short-handed nurses and other personnel are strained to handle the unpredictable capacity demands of their service lines. These critical shortages of both contracted and full-time staff are driving a cycle that increases costs […]

Achieving “systemness” in perioperative care

COVID-19 has taught the healthcare industry many valuable lessons. It has especially highlighted why health systems must work efficiently as “one system,” from an operational and financial perspective. Given the many challenges modern health systems face, however, this is easier said than done. Enter “systemness,” or the practice of providing consistent patient, provider and staff […]

Click to access the login or register cheese