Archive for July 2021

Capacity management

Managing patient capacity in a health care facility is a complex, crucial undertaking that involves teamwork across the care continuum. On this episode, leaders from Keck Medicine of USC discuss their areas of focus to get their capacity management program off the ground, how they pulled together the right individuals to improve their process and the steps other organizations can take to get their own program going.

 

Guest speakers:

Dana Asato, MBA, RN, CENP, CSSMBB

Manager

Capacity Management and Staffing Solutions

Keck Medicine of USC

 

Jason Willardson, MHA

Process Architect

Keck Medicine of USC

 

Moderator:

Courtney Furrow-White, RN, MPA

PI Program Director

Vizient

 

Show Notes:

[00:30] Rationale for the program

[02:32] Getting the right team in place and the role of the Vizient collaborative

[03:41] Engaging the team

[04:56] Reducing patient length of stay

[07:53] The role of the Vizient Clinical Data Base (CDB)

[08:55] Involving new areas in the program

[10:43] How to get started

 

Links | Resources:

Archived video of PI Collaborative on Capacity Management Click here

Slide presentation from Vizient PI Collaborative on Capacity Management Click here

 

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