Array Advisors Insights

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: All Posts, 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: All Posts, Transformation, Simulation, Kaizen Events, Case Study

Choosing by Advantages

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on September 21, 2016

There are many Lean tools available to help teams navigate the seemingly endless pit of decisions they must make during any project. I continue to be amazed by how powerful these basic approaches.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, All Posts, Transformation

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

Architects and the Impact of Commoditization

Posted by Carl Davis on August 8, 2016

In the design business, commoditization is the market movement to undifferentiated price competition and from monopolistic to perfect competition. The key aspect of commoditization is that clients.....READ MORE

Topics: Strategy, All Posts, Transformation, continuous improvement

Burst or Blend: A Candid Look into Healthcare Technology Integration

Posted by Guest Contributor on July 13, 2016

 “The most profound technologies are those that disappear. They weave themselves into the fabric of everyday life until they are indistinguishable from it.”  - Steve Jobs

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Topics: Strategy, All Posts, Transformation, Technology, Guest Post