Real-Time Location System Tracks Staff, Patients, and Equipment, Reducing Costs, Improving Infection Control and Room Turnaround, and Generating High Satisfaction
Hospitals use a real-time location system to track employees, patients, and/or major pieces of equipment, leading to lower equipment costs, better infection control processes, faster room turnaround, and high levels of patient, physician, and staff satisfaction.
Round-the-Clock Intensivists Eliminate Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, Central Line Infections, and Pressure Ulcers in Intensive Care Unit
Intensivists guide care around the clock in two medical–surgical intensive care units, leading to lower length of stay and the near elimination of ventilator-associated pneumonia, hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, and central line infections.
Hospital Uses Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling To Identify and Allocate Scarce Resources to High-Risk Patients, Leading to Fewer Readmissions
A safety net hospital employs a software application that uses electronic health record data and predictive modeling to identify and allocate scarce resources to high-risk patients, leading to fewer readmissions and lower costs.
Volunteer Provider Network Cares for Uninsured Working Poor, Leading to Lower Utilization and Costs, Better Outcomes, and Positive Return on Investment
A network of physicians, hospitals, medical clinics, and ancillary partners provided free or low-cost health care and care navigation, coordination, and management services to low-income, uninsured, working residents of Dallas County, TX, leading to lower emergency department and hospital utilization, better management of diabetes, significant cost savings, and a positive return on investment.