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Southern DHB saves 6000 bed days and over $1 million dollars

Categories: New Zealand Chapter, Innovation | Author: Matt Stewart | Posted: 29/09/2015 | Views: 1138
Southern DHB have saved more than 6000 bed days and more than $1 million utilising Health Roundtable data to identify where bed day savings were possible. Using A3 problem solving methodology they focused on DRGs with a high length of stay, admission prior to the date of surgery and strategies to reduce readmission rates such as effective transfer back to the community.

Southern DHB’s presentation is available to HRT members by clicking here.

Other hospital’s innovations from the 2015 New Zealand Chapter meeting are available by clicking here.
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