Immediately Reduce Workforce Strain
About 1 in 5 healthcare workers have left their jobs during the pandemic, rural & community hospitals are being hit with staffing shortages the hardest. Unfilled positions can lead to patient backlog, lower patient satisfaction, reducing bed capacity, shutting down of clinical service lines, low staff morale and quality and safety risks. Whether you are facing an aging workforce, rising salary costs, staffing shortages and fatigue and finding balance between multiple roles, a clinical-led team at Stroudwater can help lessen the burden of the crisis by addressing current inefficient workflow practices.
Our Approach to Staffing Optimization
Our multi-faceted approach is structured into four phases to address your department’s specific pain points that are impacting efficient workflows.
The goal is to understand the current operations both quantitatively and qualitatively.
This phase will utilize observation and a quality improvement methodology to identify process inefficiencies.
Value stream mapping provides visual representation of current processes as they occur so the focus can be on improvement where it needs to be.
Optimization Action Plan
Utilization of a priority matrix to determine the sequencing of rapid improvement events which recommended gap closing options and expected impacts based on Phase 3.