Don Mueller, Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, November 12, 2016
Bed Constraint at Heart Center:
Managing the Uncertainty and Variability of Post Surgery Critical Resources. Monitored beds must always be available immediately after heart surgery.
Results: Rescheduled surgeries dropped from 27% to 6%. Cutting waste and improving efficiency.
Six Weeks in October-November 2014
Process analysis of CICU operations.
Individual patient CICU stay plans mapped in Exepron.
CICU flow Process improvement emerged.
Individual Patient Schedule
Fewer Cardiac cases were rescheduled
6% rescheduled vs. YTD October 25%
Pilot Studies conclusion: Reducing Wasteful Rescheduling and real-time Schedule visibility, drastically improves the daily logistics and decision making.
Assisting Hospitals and Clinics transition to Value-based Payment.
Forward visibility of Critical Resource Requirements has proven to cut waste and reduce the average stay (LOS) by 10%.
This is achieved without compromise to Quality of Care or Patient Satisfaction.
Clinicians appreciate the reduction in frustrating rescheduling.
Exepron Health Patient Flow provides a critical forward view of Incubator availability. Resulting in proactive management, preempting the demand for critical resource availability.
NICU morning huddle now has real-time, forward visibility of: Current Occupancy; Future Expected Demand; Available NICU Staffed Beds; Staff and Nurse Practitioner requirements.
If your need is rapid improvement for a complex scheduling environment, your projects experience high uncertainty, and if late delivery has severe consequences, then evaluate Exepron.
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