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A Food and Nutrition team creates an environment where employees feel free to voice their opinions and ideas—and can expect action to be taken on their input.
Team increased percentage of anesthesia cases on days physicians are scheduled and saved $113,000 in 10 months.
Positive patient responses for staff communications increased 17 percent for the department in three months.
On-time distribution of pathology slides increased 26 percent in two years, and People Pulse Work Unit Index score improved 30 percent.
Errors drop significantly as team improved its process and culture.
After four months of rapid improvements, emergency room stay decreased from 162 minutes to the team’s target of 90 minutes.
Dedicated employee shrinks surgery wait list backlog by 70 percent, clearing the way to fit emergency patients into the schedule.
Pharmacy team fills 89 percent of prescriptions in 15 minutes, and improves patient satisfaction scores 5.7 percent in one year.
Patient wait times after gastrointestinal procedure reduced 18 minutes.
96 percent of engaged ophthalmic patients due for breast, colorectal or cervical cancer screenings agreed to a preventive health screening.
Smoking cessation screenings given to identified smokers at 93 percent of patient visit— up from 0 percent.
Nurses worked with their information technology colleagues to make computer upgrades that led to better immunization rates.
NICU team improves service scores and provides better service by educating new parents about infant pain management.