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Should We Get on the Fast Track?: When to “Fast Track” Short Infusion Treatments

In any infusion center, balancing capacity and managing utilization is a complicated equation. The question “How do we do more with less while continuing to meet our patients’ needs?” is ever-present on leaders’ minds. Establishing a “Fast Track” model is one effective way to do so.  Meeting demand pressures faced by infusion centers  Infusion suites […]

Create Capacity with AI at December’s Transform Infusion Center Operations Virtual Summit 

This December, all infusion leaders are called to mark their calendars for a groundbreaking event— the Transform Infusion Center Operations Virtual Summit, taking place on December 6, 2023. Co-hosted with Becker’s Healthcare, this summit is the gateway to the latest innovations reshaping the landscape of infusion center operations.  Infusion centers are at the forefront of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unlocking operational benefits in infusion centers: 3 creative approaches to linked appointments that increase scheduling flexibility

At some point, every infusion center leadership team has likely discussed the goal of separating the individual appointments within their center (primarily the lab draw, office visit, and infusion room appointments) to occur on different days. Different centers may use slightly different terminology to describe multiple appointments on the same day, calling them  “linked”, “coupled”, […]

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 […]

“We saved 36,000 minutes of under-scheduled OR time”: How UCHealth improved surgical case length accuracy with iQueue for Operating Rooms

In their efforts to unlock valuable operating room capacity that would improve patient access to care and staff satisfaction, perioperative leaders from UCHealth developed and deployed the technology that became iQueue for Operating Room’s Case Length Finder tool. Use of the tool improved and promoted better case length accuracy in surgical scheduling, which contributes to […]

OR “flip rooms” are nothing to flip out about

Awarding surgeons a flip room, or a two-room, two-team setting where the surgeon can alternate rooms to perform cases – two rooms, two teams, and one surgeon, where only the surgeon moves room to room – is a common practice and often a driving force in recruiting and retaining in-demand surgeons and service lines. But […]

Life at LeanTaaS: Spotlight on our Summer 2023 Interns

The inaugural class of LeanTaaS summer interns, who were based in our onsite offices and part of our Data Analyst teams, completed their programs in August. As they planned to return to their undergraduate studies and future goals, some members of the team shared their reflections on their time at LeanTaaS, lessons learned, and favorite […]

Reimagining the inpatient command center through AI, automation, and change management

Inpatient areas, defined by constant unpredictable inflow and movement of patients, are ripe for technology innovation. The reality in many hospitals is leaders and frontline teams struggling with phone calls, spreadsheets, meetings, and other manual means to track ongoing patient progress and bed capacity throughout the day. Every non-clinical task inpatient stakeholders perform, including preparing […]

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