Array Advisors Insights

Ambulatory Care Design Guided by Lean Work Cell Process

Posted by Guest Contributor on June 27, 2016

In May of this year, Array was asked to join an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team on a complex project with a major healthcare provider in New York City to renovate a fully operational.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Continuous Improvement, Guest Post

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, 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, Transformation, Process Mapping

A Case for Kaizen Events to Improve Flow

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on May 25, 2016

We believe that lean is an operational strategy that can be used to achieve specific goals defined by your organization. We help you develop a strategy to implement improvements that lead to...

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Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Transformation, Kaizen Events, Case Study

Knowledge Sharing: Process-Led Lean Design in the Coordinated Care Era

Posted by Guest Contributor on May 17, 2016

In today’s healthcare climate, providers, focused on the cost of care relative to patient outcomes, face the challenge to increase the quality and accessibility of care with resource constraints......READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Market Analysis, Guest Post

Undercover Transformation: Overcoming Process Obstacles Using Lean

Posted by Guest Contributor on May 11, 2016

Prior to the conceptual design phase for an ICU expansion, the project architect engaged me to review the client’s existing drawings. The client was looking to duplicate the existing design, and.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Transformation, Guest Post