Reducing length of stay (LOS) has become a major priority for management in many hospitals. Click To Tweet

While reimbursement requirements are a major driver of this focus, reducing LOS can also decrease the number of hospital-acquired conditions (HACs), which are subject to payment reductions of their own. Efforts to reduce LOS have led to a flurry of research into factors that impact LOS and how to address them. Due to the diversity of patient conditions, however, much of the literature tends to rightfully focus on a very specific class of patient (e.g., patients with acute kidney damage). However, there are also several general operational factors that have an impact on LOS and are more straightforward to address.

Read the complete article as originally published in Becker’s Hospital Review.

 

Sanjeev Agrawal

Sanjeev Agrawal

President & CMO, LeanTaaS iQueue
Google’s first Head of Product Marketing
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Sanjeev Agrawal is president and chief marketing officer of LeanTaaS iQueue. Sanjeev was Google’s first head of product marketing. Since then, he has had leadership roles at three successful startups: CEO of Aloqa, a mobile push platform (acquired by Motorola); VP Product and Marketing at Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft); and as the founding CEO of Collegefeed (acquired by AfterCollege). Sanjeev graduated Phi Beta Kappa with an EECS degree from MIT and along the way spent time at McKinsey & Co. and Cisco Systems. He is an avid squash player and has been named by Becker's Hospital Review as one of the top entrepreneurs innovating in Healthcare.
Sanjeev Agrawal