Array Advisors Insights

How Simulation Studies Assist with Pharmacy Consolidation and Workflow

Posted by Kristy Venrick on April 10, 2018

Pharmacy design should incorporate improvements aimed at providing faster, more accurate service to improve the safety and comfort of patients. Array Advisors works with pharmacy clients to do.....READ MORE

Topics: Simulation, pharmacy

Simulations Assist Hospital Staff Resource Allocations

Posted by Laura Silvoy on December 5, 2017

A client challenged Array to help increase the number of patients who can be scheduled per day for an MRI, which was at a 75% utilization rate. Due to the complex interactions between the staff ...

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Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Simulation

Simulation: Quantifying Decisions Through Visualization

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on March 7, 2017

While a facility renovation or expansion may seem like the best way to accommodate a growing patient population or to solve current challenges, this course of action is often expensive and, in.....READ MORE

Topics: Transformation, Simulation, Case Study, Resource Utilization

Simulation: Averages Are Not Enough to Answer Complex Questions

Posted by Laura Silvoy on January 24, 2017

The healthcare industry is complex, and questions without a single solution often arise. So when Inspira Health Network experienced significant emergency department (ED) holds due  to a lack of.....READ MORE

Topics: Transformation, Simulation, Case Study, Throughput Analysis

Kaizen Event: Discovering & Overcoming Root Causes

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on October 5, 2016

While working with a community hospital trying to solve its overcrowded emergency department, we began by observing and mapping their current state process. Space was tight and capital was scarce......READ MORE

Topics: Transformation, Simulation, Kaizen Events, Case Study

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