Array Advisors Insights

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