Performance Improvement

A strategic, rapid, data-driven approach is necessary to achieve and sustain margin improvement in the COVID-era.

Transform The Future workforce

GE Healthcare Partners collaborates with our clients to evaluate the human capital value chain holistically and to design and activate plans focused on creating the workforce of the future with flexibility to adapt to evolving patient and system needs.

Our approach integrates the strategic and operational function of human capital. This holistic model helps leaders understand what talent, resources, and competencies are required while more effectively managing the cost intensity of the workforce.

Staffing and workload variation

Aligned resource deployment models

Premium pay utilization

Management competencies

Talent acquisition & development

Business intelligence/analytics

Workflow redesign / service reimagination

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Elevate Perioperative Performance

Hospitals face dozens of challenges related to operating room efficiencies, such as scheduling, managing daily processes, controlling suply and implant costs, and more.

Without addressing these challenges, hospitals are unable to run their operating rooms and perioperative programs at peak efficiency.

GE Healthcare Partners' proven approach to perioperative transformation is comprised of four critical areas

Scheduling & Access

Operations

Growth & Cost Management

Culture & Accountability

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Reimagine Clinical Variation

Reducing clinical variation represents a critical element of a healthcare organization's ability to deliver more affordable healthcare. However, reducing variation successfully and sustainably - while simultaneously maintaining or even improving outcomes - requires clinical redesign initiatives that optimize care deliver and engage physicians.

GE Healthcare Consulting teams with physicians and care management staff to redesign care. Using data, analytics, and peer-appropriate benchmarks, we identify areas of clinical variation and recommend ways to reduce costs, right-size resources and improve outcomes. We then work together to redesign processes across the acute and post-acute continuum.

This results in a true partnership between physicians and care management staff in the pursuit of shared goals to reduce clinical variation, optimize patient throughput, and increase quality.

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Enhance Capacity and Throughput

Optimizing capacity and patient flow in the hospital and across the system is critical to improving patient access and satisfaction, and delivering the best value for the patient. At GE Healthcare Consulting, we can help you identify key priorities for the design and implementation of your new care management model.

Additionally, as care management expands beyond the four walls of an acute care hospital to the full continuum of care, managing the health of a population requires coordinating care managers in your hospital(s) with those in primary care provider offices, specialty clinics, managed care plans, and post-acute venues to achieve an integrated approach.

GE Healthcare Consulting’s comprehensive Integrated Care Management solution can help you expand your services to the communities your serve.

Our care management experts can help you evaluate your current care management model for key processes including:

Length-of-stay management

Discharge/Transition planning

Psychsocial management

Multi-Disciplinary rounds

Utilization review

Post-Acute transitions

Readmission services

Physician advisor services

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Optimize Non-Labor and Pharmacy costs

In order to achieve an additional 5-7%, organizations must shift attention from incremental cost reduction projects to a more proactive, comprehensive non labor cost management program.

When prioritizing opportunities in supplies, pharmaceuticals and purchased services, organizations need to consider GE Healthcare Partners’ 360o methodology that includes:

Price Management

Supplier and Product Standardization

Supply and Drug Utilization Management

Revenue Enhancement Programs

(340B, lab outreach, food services, parking and other categories)

Insourcing/Outsourcing

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Revenue Cycle Management

(TBD – need to understand how to describe this capability in context of using our third party partners)

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The GE Healthcare Difference

At GE Healthcare Consulting, we utilize tools and processes to assist healthcare organizations with their toughest challenges.

Across our range of services, we embrace our change management approach to address the people side of change. Our collaborative, shoulder to shoulder delivery model enable our clients to design and activate performance improvement projects that will elevate their organizational transparency and communication.

At GE Healthcare Consulting, our approach is to understand the organization’s legacy and culture to equip them with the capabilities needed to drive long-term transformational change and achieve sustainable outcomes.

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Leadership

Geoffery Martin Image
Geoffery Martin, MBA
Global CEO
Chicago, Illinois
Eric Kammer Image
Eric Kammer
Managing Principal
Chicago, Illinois
David Burda Image
David Burda, MBA
Managing Director
Austin, Texas
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