See where the hard work is paying off with positive, real-world results.
Akron Children’s Hospital: Reduced costs more than $8 million from Jan. 2009 to March 2011, and reduced appointment access waiting times by a total of 74,608 days.
Group Health of Puget Sound: Through a patient-centered medical home, achieved 29% fewer emergency room visits, 6% fewer hospitalizations and a $10.30 per member, per month savings after 21 months.
Gundersen Lutheran: Reduced patient call back rates for unnecessary biopsy from 10% to 5%, and reduced costs by 35% for patients requiring breast biopsy.
Henry Ford Health System: Reduced inpatient harm rates nearly 25% and achieved cost-savings of $85 per patient.
Inova: Decreased ER waiting time by 31% and improved operating margin by $10 million.
Mercy Hospital in Mason City Iowa: Achieved a 53% faster turnaround time for patient blood test results, $470,954 in annual cost savings and $70,000 in construction avoidance.
Seattle Children’s Hospital: Reduced overall patient costs by 3.7% and supply expenses by $2.5 million.
ThedaCare: Achieved zero medication reconciliation errors for 4 years in a row and reduced readmission rates to less than 12%.
University of Michigan: Reduced expense associated with red blood cell administration by $200,000 per month while reducing unnecessary transfusions for patients.