This case study in collaboration shares how Cleveland Clinic helped an alliance partner hospital dramatically boost its on-time starts in the cath lab and slash its room turnover times over a 12-month period.
Can standardized metrics of efficiency in the cath lab improve the value of cath lab care? A new review paper makes the case with examples and a proposed set of nine metrics.
A Cleveland Clinic protocol breaks new ground by equalizing mortality and adverse event rates among men and women treated for ST elevation myocardial infarction.
Systematic process changes in a large cath lab brought efficiencies that yielded 5 additional procedure hours per day. Cleveland Clinic staff explain how they did it — and how others can too.
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Leaders of the 18 cath labs participating in this summit found they shared the same challenges in efficiency. They learned how central coordinated cath lab leadership is to the solutions.
Give him 90 seconds, and Dr. Stephen Ellis will explain how iFR has improved the prospects for physiologic assessment over what FFR has offered — and why it matters.
A multidisciplinary team in Cleveland Clinic’s cardiovascular cath lab has become much more efficient by examining workflow and implementing time-saving changes. An added bonus: Nurses are happier now, too.
New processes instituted at Cleveland Clinic have made cath labs more efficient, lowered overtime and associated costs and improved moral, without compromising patient care.