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Optimizing the Surgical Workflow: Strategies for Improved Patient Access and Surgeon Satisfaction

In today’s fast-paced healthcare environment, perioperative leaders face numerous challenges, including increased patient volumes, complex scheduling, and limited resources.  To overcome these obstacles and provide exceptional patient care, it is crucial to quickly identify opportunities in order to streamline the surgical workflow.  The challenges of maximizing patient access, ensuring surgeon satisfaction, and achieving resource utilization […]

Drive ROI from Healthcare AI this December, at the Sixth Transform Hospital Operations Virtual Summit  

To discover the latest applications of AI technology in optimizing health systems and hospital operations, join the Transform Hospital Operations Virtual Summit, co-hosted by LeanTaaS in partnership with Becker’s Healthcare, on December 5-6.  As hospitals and health systems continue evolving to meet the ever changing landscape of operational challenges, including narrower cost margins and continued […]

Optimizing Surgical Success: Shannon Medical Center Streamlines Case Volume Management and Harnessing Data Insights to Achieve 13% Increase in Block Utilization

A 612 bed hospital in West Texas, Shannon Medical Center serves a 25-county rural region and performs around 11,000 surgeries per year in its main downtown facility, plus additional cases in its ambulatory surgery centers.  Despite a number of surgeons operating outside of designated block time and cases scheduled after primetime hours, Shannon Medical Center’s […]

Unlocking Your ORs’ Potential: Lexington Medical Center Deploys Data-Driven Strategies for Maximizing Efficiency, Easing Staff Challenges, and Achieving a 6% Increase in Block Utilization

Hospitals and health systems today face unprecedented challenges, such as staffing shortages and increasing demand for treatment, with fewer resources available. Perioperative leaders are struggling to balance available resources like staffing and equipment with the demand for additional operating room time. Furthermore, low block utilization, lack of visibility into open OR time, and mistrust in […]

Transforming Surgical Services: Ochsner Health’s Strategies for Enhancing Surgeon Engagement and Optimizing Block Time & Robotic Efficiency to Drive 10% Increase in Robot Utilization

Ochsner Health is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty healthcare system based in New Orleans. Their 767-bed flagship hospital houses centers of excellence in cancer, transplant, and cardiovascular care and holds Magnet recognition. Like many other health systems, Ochsner Health faced challenges optimizing use of the interconnected resources in the OR, including block time and robot-assisted surgery […]

How One Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Facility Helped Make Timely and Confident Strategic Decisions to Improve OR Block Utilization by 30%

For most healthcare systems, optimized operating room utilization has a significant positive impact on revenue. The key to achieving full OR utilization is access to accurate, timely, and transparent data across the system.  In the midst of a competitive market that made strong utilization essential, Baylor Scott & White Health Medical Center of McKinney struggled […]

Critical Components of OR Performance: How The University of Kansas Health System Built Stakeholder Engagement with Credible Data to Increase Block Utilization by 11%

Hospital and perioperative leaders often find it frustrating to have difficult conversations with surgeons about block allocation and utilization, particularly when the data is not defensible and when surgeons can take their cases to other organizations. It is also challenging for leaders to decide how much time and flexibility they can afford to give new […]

Digital Transformation at Baptist Health Jacksonville: Best Practices in Scaling Disruptive Tech, for a 45% Increase in Use of OR Robotic Minutes

AI alone is not a strategy – it’s a means to enable one. To achieve true transformation, health systems and hospitals must marry advanced digital technology and automation with strategic organizational goals, powered by the right people and proven processes. Long term success also depends on building a culture that supports innovation through a commitment […]