Labor Productivity and Structure for CHOC Children’s

Situation Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), one of just 12 children’s hospitals in the nation to receive the Leapfrog Group’s prestigious Top Hospital award, is a regional healthcare network in California with a 279-bed main hospital in the city of Orange and a 54-bed hospital-within-a-hospital in Mission Viejo. Focused on becoming an industry leader,… Read More

Employee Health Plan Optimization Yields $8 Million in Savings

Situation A non-profit, community-directed Wisconsin health system partnered with Prism to optimize its employee health plan. At the time, the system owned and operated seven facilities with four distinct health plans. Multiple administrators and brokers provided services across those plans, and 85% of employees were under an HDHP. Underutilized preventative and primary services created an… Read More

Labor Savings and Volume Growth for Midwest Hospital

Situation The 325-bed flagship hospital of a Midwest regional health system found that most departments were operating unfavorably to the 50th percentile compared to labor productivity benchmarks. In order to better position itself in the marketplace, the hospital needed to manage labor resources more efficiently. Solution The hospital and Prism assessed and implemented more than… Read More

Wisconsin Health System Integration

Situation A non-profit, community-directed Wisconsin health system included eight hospitals, outpatient clinics, post-acute care and high-quality affiliated physicians. Although one system, the entities mainly operated independently with limited interactions and cooperation between the facilities. The system recognized the need to offer high quality, well-coordinated and cost effective care to patients through improved system integration. Solution… Read More

Rapid Integrated Performance Improvement

Situation Located in Cortland, New York, Cortland Regional Medical Center is a 209-bed community hospital including a nursing and rehabilitation center, long-term healthcare program, joint regional medical practice, and joint venture relationships.In 2012, Cortland’s patient volumes unexpectedly and dramatically declined and the CEO retired. Monthly operating losses approached $1 million and reduced the organization’s debt… Read More