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Laura Silvoy

I am a Healthcare Systems Engineer with a passion for improvement. My background in architecture and healthcare systems engineering provides a unique blend of proficiency around the built environment, improvement methodologies and analytical approaches. Using simulation and other process improvement tools, I strive to create a better patient experience by combining efficient work flows with effective spatial planning. Continuously advancing our own productivity and design culture is a top priority and I always look to improve the ways we deliver results to our customers.
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Recent Posts

Lean Coffee PHL - Knowledge Sharing Among Lean Professionals

Posted by Laura Silvoy on October 10, 2016

Lean Coffee is an opportunity for lean professionals to discuss ideas, experiences, issues and/or improvements in lean. It's a structured, agenda-less meeting focused on topics that are important.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, All Posts

Lean Coffee Philadelphia

Posted by Laura Silvoy on August 25, 2016

Nearly a year ago, I decided to host Philadelphia's first Lean coffee meeting - an agenda-less meeting, where people come to discuss topics related to lean and process improvement.

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Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, All Posts, Transformation

Living Lean with a Personal Kanban

Posted by Laura Silvoy on July 8, 2016

Everyone manages their work in different ways. Some people use lists; others prefer to schedule events on their calendars. We can manage tasks through digital mediums or take a more tangible form......READ MORE

Topics: All Posts, Transformation, kanban

Simulation in Healthcare: Resource Utilization

Posted by Laura Silvoy on June 2, 2016

Health systems interested in improving their patient flow face a number of questions as they design their new way of working. Uncertainty surrounding resource needs and durations of new process.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, All Posts, Transformation, Simulation, Case Study

Process Mapping for Lean Clinical Operations

Posted by Laura Silvoy on May 31, 2016

Array facilitated a process mapping event where a multi-disciplinary team mapped current clinic operations using post-it notes and markers. The conversations among departments led the team to.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, All Posts, Transformation, process mapping

Simulation in Healthcare: Design Validation

Posted by Laura Silvoy on March 21, 2016

Benchmarks exist in almost all industries. In healthcare, metrics that are commonly compared using benchmarks include average length of stay, door to doctor time, and OR percent utilization. When.....READ MORE

Topics: Predictive Analytics, All Posts, Transformation, Publication