Healthcare Innovation

Some historic examples of CCO’s healthcare innovation include:

  • Improved material replenishment system that drove a large reduction in manufacturing lead times.
  • Leveraged statistical process control on instrument sharpening that improved first pass results and eliminated other defects.
  • Implemented statistical tools to help turn massive amounts of data into actions that drive key performance indicators (KPIs).

Key Adaptations

Key adaptations using Lean and Visual Management tools resulted in:

  • Improved inventory efficiency to improve cash flow.
  • Improved operating margin by increasing room availability through use of standardizing work, balancing labor, and utilizing visual management tools.
  • Increased revenue by improving Emergency Room efficiency.
  • Harnessed the power of Visual Management to track and drive KPIs.