Lean + TeamSTEPPS Results

Lean Hospital Case Studies

Returns are based on savings, cost avoidance, waste reduction, efficiency, and volume increases. After the Deep Dive, ROI is guaranteed.

  • $470K Invested Produced $2M in Returns.
  • Case Study #1
  • Improved: OR On‐Time Starts = 100%, a 51% improvement;
  • OR Room Turn Over Time = 23.9 Min, a 35% improvement;
  • OR Anti‐Biotic Timing Compliance = 97% a 1% improvement;
  • DSU Holding Wait Time = 0.0 Min (Eliminated This Step);
  • DSU patient Prep Time = 30.4 Min, a 31% improvement;
  • PAT Phone Interview Time = 29.6 Min , a 27% improvement;
  • Case Readiness 72 Hrs. Out = 28.6%, a 60% improvement.
  • $8.5M Invested Produced $30.5M in Returns.
  • Case Study #2
  • Increased Pre‐Op Antibiotic Prophylaxis Timing Compliance > 95%, in all areas, from a low of 60%;
  • Increased OR cases per day capacity while decreasing patient flow time;
  • Increased On Time Starts First Cases to 90%, from 33% previously;
  • Reduced Average Room Turnover Time to 16.1, from approx. 35 Min previously;
  • DSU PT Prep Time 30.4 Min, a 31% improvement.
  • $484K Invested Produced $1.5M in Returns.
  • Case Study #3
  • Sentinel events reduced to 1 from average of 6 –7 per year;
  • Serious safety events rate lowered from 5.83 to 0.48;
  • 3 year Mortality index lowered from 0.97 to 0.59;
  • Days on ventilator reduced from 240d to 173d;
  • 74% of all Safety Culture Survey indicators show improvement;
  • ICU’s reduced RN turnover costs by $187,000 annually;
  • Surgical Services reduced RN turnover costs by $345,000 annually; 
     

 
 
 
 
 

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