Here are some facts to consider when deciding to add the Brown Paper Exercise to a Value Stream Mapping Project:This entry was posted in Continuous Improvement, Driving Continuous Improvement Series, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Distribution, Organizational Development, Strategic Execution, Supply Chain Optimization, Value stream mapping, on December 20, 2018
Group50® Consulting announces Scioebc™ the first Blockchain product powered by THINaër, the end-to-end platform for the Internet of Things
By Jim Gitney
April 17, 2018
Los Angeles, CA – Group50 announced today the launch of Scioebc™, a next generation supply chain product that utilizes the blockchain and is powered by THINaër, an IoT platform building The Internet of People, Places and ThingsSM. …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Blockchain IoT, Business Transformation, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Distribution, Strategic Execution, Supply Chain Optimization, on April 17, 2018
There is not a shortage of reading materials applauding the application of Real Time Location System (RTLS) in healthcare. There is no question that RTLS has the potential for being an operational game changer in healthcare by: …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Healthcare, on March 19, 2018
Real Time Location System (RTLS) has become the newest “must have” technology for healthcare organizations. Early versions of the technology were expensive and disruptive to install but those barriers are dropping away. The newest technology such as THiNaër’s is installed in minutes and costs a fraction …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Healthcare, Information Technology, on February 8, 2018
Healthcare performance improvement and healthcare performance management are intertwined and require a holistic approach to setting the right targets and accountabilities. The complexity of all the things healthcare teams need to be good at makes this a daunting task when going it alone. Hospitals need to excel in these primary areas: …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, on January 15, 2018
Asset tracking in Healthcare is an important process because hospitals are large facilities and very complex organizations. Every hospital provides patient care by using a sizeable and diverse workforce, and that workforce uses a lot of equipment; most of it mobile. One of the most frustrating, …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Healthcare, Information Technology, on January 14, 2018
The explosion of smart devices, analytics engines, big data, and internet connectivity have thrown open the doors to an incredible set of business opportunities in Healthcare. Companies and institutions are recognizing that the Internet of Everything ( IoE ) has to be …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Business Transformation, Healthcare, Information Technology, Strategic Execution, on December 18, 2017
This case study describes how a healthcare consulting team of process improvement experts, utilizing Lean Techniques, were able to help a home healthcare provider improve annual profitability by $900K, reduce overtime by 50%, increase productivity by 10% and increase revenue by 3%. …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Case Studies, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, on December 16, 2017
The Internet of Everything: 8.4 billion and $2 trillion! Those are the estimated number of connected ‘things’ on the internet and the amount spent on these devices and services by the end of 2017, according to a Gartner study. The number of connected things is expected to …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Business Transformation, Continuous Improvement, Cost Takeout, Healthcare, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Distribution, Strategic Execution, Value stream mapping, on December 14, 2017
Hospital Operating Room turnaround or changeover time is a vital measure of performance for a hospital. An idle operating room can cost a hospital over $4K per hour in revenue as well as reduced patient satisfaction. Reducing the room turnaround or changeover time leads to reduced patient wait times, increased access, higher revenues, improved patient satisfaction and patient safety. Operating Room availability is an intricate balance …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Healthcare, on December 14, 2017
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