Improve hospital efficiency

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Make process improvements that reduce the average length of stay for inpatients.

Consequences: Allows for a reduction in beds for a given volume of inpatients, and thereby reduces operating costs and improves hospital profit margin. Could thereby prevent the supply-push response of hospitals facing reduced profits in the face of other initiatives like care coordination, and thus help to ensure health care cost reduction.


Hospitals of the future will provide care that is “Sooner, Better, Cheaper