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Benefits Cost Reduction Franciscan Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements Pharmacy

Save Space in White Waste Buckets

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Benefits Cost Reduction Easier Work Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements

Stamp out the Stamp!

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Benefits KaiNexus Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements Pharmacy Revenue

Increased Use of Specialty Pharmacy

This Kaizen was an “Opportunity for Improvement” (OI) that was identified and completed by a KaiNexus customer using the KaiNexus collaborative improvement platform software.

This Kaizen is worth about $2.7 million of additional revenue per year for just this one clinic and the system is looking to spread this practice to other clinics, based on the initial success.

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Benefits Cost Reduction KaiNexus Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements L&D Univ of North Carolina

Reduce Waste in C-section Packs

Shared by the L&D department at the University of North Carolina Health Care. This kaizen improvement was managed through the KaiNexus software system and was then documented in the Quick and Easy Kaizen format. This was a small improvement reduces cost for the hospital and the patients. Click the image for a larger view.

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Benefits Departments KaiNexus Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements L&D Organization Patient Satisfaction Univ of North Carolina

Signs for sink areas in Labor and Delivery

Shared by the L&D department at the University of North Carolina Health Care. This kaizen improvement was managed through the KaiNexus software system and was then documented in the Quick and Easy Kaizen format. This was a small improvement that benefitted visitors to the unit. Click the image for a larger view.

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Benefits Easier Work East TN Children's Hospital ICU Kaizens - Examples of Staff-Driven Kaizen Improvements Less Delay or Waiting Patient Outcomes Pharmacy

Ativan Storage

A nurse voiced her concerns about the time it takes to access Ativan, a medicine used for seizures. PICU and Pharmacy worked together to get to the root cause of the problem and created a process to cut down the time and the number of steps in the process from eight steps to just four steps. This change has been implemented across the hospital to help all staff and patients.

Ativan Storage