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In just six months, a pharmacy team in Portland, Ore. reduces its expired-medication costs by 90 percent—from $70,000 to $7,000.
Emergency Department clerks saved more than $88,000 in paper and copying costs by switching to laptop computers on wheels to gather member signatures instead of paper registration forms.
Georgia’s regional nephrology team cut the time dialysis patients spent on chest catheters by 13 percent.
This pharmacy team reduced the cost of expired medications by 90 percent after partnering with data specialists to identify and remove outdated drugs from the shelf.
Improved workflow and coordination help a short-staffed telemetry team reduce overtime and schedule an RN to cover them while on break, boosting staff morale.
This Behavioral Health team improved care and saved $1 million by educating patients about Emergency Department use.
This outpatient pharmacy team saved more than $1 million in five months by increasing bulk purchasing and ordering just the right amount—no more, no less—of high-cost medications for members.
This UBT went from meetings with a handful of representatives to including the entire team, which helped it complete a major project.
This team ensured accuracy in scanned documents by educating team mates and openly learning from mistakes.
By using secondary tubing , which can be just as safe as primary tubing for many IV uses, this team saved a bunch of money.
After making outreach calls to new members before their first appointments, this team saw their service scores soar.
Purging its excess supply of rarely used pharmaceuticals helped this team keep costs under control.
Materials Management team drastically reduced workplace injuries when it involved the whole team in healthy prevention strategies, including start-of-shift stretches.