Transforming Healthcare with Standardization of Operations
The healthcare industry is a tough one. According to World Health Organization, while in the hospital 1 in every 10 patients is harmed. But there is hope – they also have found that investments in reducing patient safety incidents can lead to both better patient outcomes and significant financial savings. In fact, in the US alone, focused safety improvements led to an estimated $28 billion in savings between 2010 and 2015. Therefore hospitals are constantly working to improve medical care and patient safety. And one of the best ways to do this is through the standardization of processes and operations.
In our latest case study, we take a look at the story of iGrafx customer, Kitasato University Hospital. They were opening a new hospital and needed to understand their current operations and create news ones based on learnings. The hospital and their staff did not have experience in visualizing operations and needed help.
Download the case study to understand:
- How the hospital built a common communication infrastructure
- Gained a clear understanding of potential risks and how to avoid them
- Increased visibility of the hospital’s operations for all employees
- Avoided the inefficiencies that had plagued the hospital in the past
The crucial step of understanding their current processes and operations allowed the new hospital to avoid many problems down the road and led to a smooth transfer of operations. Download now to understand exactly how the organization did it, and how iGrafx helped.