Posted in February 2014

Video: Baptist Medical Center South Improves Patient Throughput and Care with Logistics and System Focus

Video: Baptist Medical Center South Improves Patient Throughput and Care with Logistics and System Focus

In 2013, Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery, Alabama, embarked on “Creating a New Future,” a transformation journey to ensure that it will provide the best patient care and thrive in the new value-based era. The hospital committed to establish a logistics-based system as the cornerstone of its efforts. The system includes a new hub-and-spoke … Continue reading

Are Hospitals Finally Embracing Innovation?

Are Hospitals Finally Embracing Innovation?

Here’s an interesting perspective in Hospital Impact about hospitals making greater efforts to innovate in tough times. Raymond Hino, CEO of California’s Bear Valley Community Healthcare District, notes the trend of hospitals to add the role of chief innovation officer: “We are being rocked, as an industry, by the Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, value-based purchasing, … Continue reading