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UCHealth Decreased Overall Time to Admit by 16%

UCHealth is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving Colorado, southern Wyoming, and areas of Nebraska. The system consists of 12 hospitals with a total of 1,997 inpatient hospital beds and performs over 141,000 admissions and observation visits per year.

Novant Health Decreased Infusion Patient Wait Times by 40%

The North Carolina-based Novant Health is a non-profit integrated healthcare network that comprises 15 hospitals and more than 350 physician practices offering advanced medical treatments across multiple states. Utilizing purposeful innovation is core to Novant Health’s strategy for delivering an exceptional healthcare experience for patients. As with any large health system, Novant Health struggled to […]

Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute Decreased Average Patient Wait Time by 27%

Part of the 36,000-employee Hartford HealthCare (HHC) network, the only integrated healthcare network in Connecticut, the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute provides care throughout its seven hospitals, nine medical oncology practices, and 13 infusion centers in communities throughout the state. The Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute diagnoses and treats nearly 6,000 new cancer cases each year, amounting […]

Texas Oncology Achieved 15% Increase in Daily Volume

Founded in 1986, Texas Oncology is one of the country’s largest community-based cancer care practices. The organization’s mission is to provide high-quality cancer care with leading-edge technology and advanced treatment and therapy options in communities across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. More than 500 physicians deliver care at 210 locations across those two states, and Texas […]

Nebraska Medicine Grew Volume and Kept Infusion Center Wait Times Under 10 Minutes

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center opened in Omaha as part of Nebraska Medicine in July 2017. This state-of-the-art facility consists of the Suzanne and Walter Scott Research Tower, where researchers have received more than $185 million in grant funding; the C.L. Werner Cancer Hospital, an 108-bed inpatient treatment center; and a multidisciplinary outpatient […]

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine Increased Daily Infusion Center Volumes by 42%

Part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Maryland-based academic health system that serves 95,000 patients annually, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) is an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center that comprises 195 chairs across five centers, and is dedicated to both integrated research and comprehensive care delivery. In 2020, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center performed approximately […]

Transform Spotlight: SSM Health deploys AI technologies to navigate cancer center roadblocks

At the LeanTaaS 2022 Summer Transform Hospital Operations Summit, SSM Health Director of Clinical Services Melanie Maze and Administrator of Oncology Outpatient Operations Shannon Veltrop discussed their infusion centers’ agility and resilience in navigating operational shockwaves and continuing to implement and achieve results with analytics during the disruptions of the pandemic. See their full session […]

Transform Spotlight: How Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center reduced infusion patient wait times by 30%

During LeanTaaS’ Summer 2022 Transform event, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) Administrative Director of Nursing, Cody C. Stansel (MSN, RN, NE-BC, OCN, CMSRN), presented on the strategy the center undertook to grow efficiency and reduce infusion patient wait times. The full session, which includes LeanTaaS Senior Product Implementation and Customer Success Manager for iQueue for Infusion Centers, […]

Three questions to ask when managing linked infusion appointments

In certain infusion centers, and in areas of the infusion schedule where there is room to do so, linking a patient’s infusion treatment to other appointments has clear benefits. A patient who can see their oncologist right before or after their treatment saves extra travel time between those separate appointments. Getting pre-infusion labs cleared immediately […]