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  • Trend white paper

    Improve Profitability: 3 Ways to Thrive in the Face of Today’s Cost Constraints

    Improve Profitability: 3 Ways to Thrive in the Face of Today’s Cost Constraints

    Hospitals are operating in an environment of downward cost pressures, yet are being expected to demonstrate improved outcomes. Check out our recommendation of 3 possible ways to thrive when dealing with this challenge.

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    Balance fixed vs. Variable Costs: 7 Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

    Balance fixed vs. Variable Costs: 7 Ways for Hospitals to Control Overhead Expenses

    Overhead expenses account for a significant portion of total operating costs, which are rising rapidly and represent a ripe target for cost reduction. This white paper presents seven strategies that successful hospitals have implemented to do just that.

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    Stay Competitive: 6 Things Your Competition is Probably Thinking About

    Stay Competitive: 6 Things Your Competition is Probably Thinking About

    6 Things Your Competition is Probably Thinking About: Check out our recommendations to strengthen competitiveness and grow in today's challenging healthcare environment.

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    Improve Quality of Care: 7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

    Improve Quality of Care: 7 Ways to Improve Patient Outcomes in the New World of Value-Based Care

    Hospitals around the world are increasingly being held accountable for the quality of their patient outcomes, whether through value-based healthcare models or simply due to competition for patients. Whatever your hospital’s remuneration model may be, good treatment outcomes are essential to your success. This white paper examines strategies for improving outcomes – through improved diagnosis, better treatment, cultivating a more favorable working environment for clinicians, soliciting patient feedback, ensuring greater continuity of care and promoting better patient care after discharge, and exploiting the growing potential of connected care.

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    Manage Reputation: 7 Ways to Maximize Your Hospital’s Reputation

    Manage Reputation: 7 Ways to Maximize Your Hospital’s Reputation

    Your customers really are paying attention. In order to help you maintain a high standing within the healthcare industry, this white paper explores seven important considerations for putting your institution on the path towards a strong reputation.

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    Standardize Care: Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

    Standardize Care: Raising Care Standards to Enhance Patient Outcomes

    In the current environment, hospitals must consistently deliver high-quality care in order to survive. This white paper investigates the justification for care standardization, the methods currently being implemented to achieve it, and the elements that have resulted in the greatest amount of success.

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    Attract, Retain, Develop Workforce: Overcome Staffing Challenges through Modernized HR Policies

    Attract, Retain, Develop Workforce: Overcome Staffing Challenges through Modernized HR Policies

    Attracting, retaining, and developing workforce can be a challenge. This white paper outlines measures for improving operational efficiency in a way that drives productivity as well as employee satisfaction.

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    Extend Clinical Capabilities: 7 Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

    Extend Clinical Capabilities: 7 Innovation Strategies to Win Patients and Staff

    Discover strategies to enhance capabilities in a way that attracts patients, entices and retains clinicians, and builds a reputation for state-of-the-art, world-class care.

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    Increase Efficiency: Achieving More with Less through Optimized Processes

    Increase Efficiency: Achieving More with Less through Optimized Processes

    To succeed in an industry challenged by increasing competition and new sets of rules imposed by reforms from time to time, healthcare providers must deliver ever-higher quality and at the same time become more efficient. This white paper explores how hospital administrators can approach identifying inefficient processes, identifying appropriate starting points for efficiency gains, and accelerating the pace of change through improved project management. It also examines the potential for technological advances to enable further efficiency improvements.

  • White paper

    Continuing Education: Improving Healthcare through Lifelong Learning

    Continuing Education: Improving Healthcare through Lifelong Learning

    Escalating costs and the growing gap between evidence and practice reinforce education of professionals as a substantially contributing factor for improving the healthcare delivery system. Services with more grip – This white paper explores improvement methods when it comes to leveraging training and education to help pave the way towards innovative procedures and highly motivated and acknowledged staff.

  • White paper

    eLearning as Differentiator: Constant Learning at Affordable Cost for Healthcare Professionals

    eLearning as Differentiator: Constant Learning at Affordable Cost for Healthcare Professionals

    The healthcare industry is rapidly transforming, and caregivers have to keep up with training and certifications. Knowledge and skills have to not only be maintained, but must also be regularly expanded and updated. Services with more grip – This white paper discusses possible approaches to tackle the question: Is eLearning the solution that will solve the problem of lacking focus on education, or is it just a supporting vehicle to deliver knowledge?

  • White paper

    IT Administration: The Healthcare Institution’s Vital Backbone and Hidden Business Driver

    IT Administration: The Healthcare Institution’s Vital Backbone and Hidden Business Driver

    Day and night, your IT landscape, your medical systems’ networks, and the information exchange in your healthcare institution run like clockwork – something crucial to the delivery of care on all levels of your organization. Services with more grip – This white paper discusses the importance of investing in healthcare IT experts and outlines ways to attract and keep IT staff on board.

  • White paper

    Transition to VBHC: Inefficiencies in Expensive High-end Medical Imaging Equipment are Costing Millions

    Transition to VBHC: Inefficiencies in Expensive High-end Medical Imaging Equipment are Costing Millions

    As healthcare systems all over the world are struggling with rising costs and inconsistent quality, new and long-term strategies with a focus on sustainability are required urgently: maximizing value for patients, while achieving the best outcomes at the lowest cost. Unfortunately, inefficiencies prevalent in costly high-end medical imaging equipment are stumbling blocks to achieving this goal. Today, healthcare providers are desperately calling for offerings that expose system downtime and non-standardization.

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    Transforming Healthcare: Siemens Healthineers Trend Book 2016

    Transforming Healthcare: Siemens Healthineers Trend Book 2016

    Find out more about the mega trends consolidation, industrialization, and managing health and our customers' experiences.

  • Barts and London case study

    At the Heart of Britain's Biggest Hospital Development

    At the Heart of Britain's Biggest Hospital Development

    Barts and The London is one of the largest and most complex hospital redevelopment projects in the UK. We will be delivering medical technology here for the next three decades.

  • Cartagena & Mar Menor case study

    What if you could double your exams, save cost and reduce risk at the same time?

    What if you could double your exams, save cost and reduce risk at the same time?

    The Ministry of Health of Murcia faced increasing healthcare demands in the coastal areas of Cartagena and Mar Menor due to a growing population. They decided to invest in two new hospitals with almost 1,000 beds, equipping them with state-of-the art medical equipment.

  • Haga ziekenhuis ZGT case study

    Achieving Clinical and Financial Excellence Through Partnership

    Achieving Clinical and Financial Excellence Through Partnership

    While more and more hospitals are facing capital and operational budget issues, Siemens at Haga and ZGT is preventing budgets from spiraling out of control and delivering innovative medical imaging technology over the long term.

  • Queens hospital case study

    New 900-Bed Hospital Equipped on Time and on Cost

    New 900-Bed Hospital Equipped on Time and on Cost

    Our on-site operational team is responsible for the management and maintenance of all medical and telecommunication devices over the contract duration of 33 years.

  • VieCuri medical center case study

    What if you could systematically analyze and monitor equipment utilization to improve capacity allocation?

    What if you could systematically analyze and monitor equipment utilization to improve capacity allocation?

    VieCuri chose a long-term partnership with Siemens Healthineers due to its clinical experience and modern technological capacity with hybrid systems. The management solutions offered with the Managed Equipment Services (MES) model allows for modernization of the facility, while achieving efficient outcomes that meet VieCuri’s health objectives.

  • Zaans medical centre case study

    What if you could increase system uptime up to 99.6% and still save cost?

    What if you could increase system uptime up to 99.6% and still save cost?

    Zaans Medical Centre (ZMC) needed a long-term technology partner that could supply and maintain its imaging equipment base for radiology and nuclear medicine, including 40 devices for a new hospital building. ZMC partnered with Siemens Healthineers in order to obtain state-of-the-art equipment, while optimizing lean processes, supporting cost effectiveness, improving operational results, and developing the skills of hospital staff.

  • Clinic de Barcelona case study

    Hospital Clinic de Barcelona Advances its Hemostasis and Hematology Workflow

    Hospital Clinic de Barcelona Advances its Hemostasis and Hematology Workflow

    "Growing workloads, shrinking budgets: In 2001, the Hospital Clinic de Barcelona in Spain was among the first healthcare providers in the world to create an automated core laboratory to help address these challenges.

  • Carlos Haya case study

    Carlos Haya Hospital Gains Peak Efficiency Accomodating Growing Demand at Lower Costs

    Carlos Haya Hospital Gains Peak Efficiency Accomodating Growing Demand at Lower Costs

    For example, testing volume was increasing approximately 3% a year in the Materno Infantil core lab at precisely the same time financial constraints urged managers to optimize use of staff time. The hospital accommodated growing demand and limited budgets while staying true to its mission to provide the highest quality care. Automation was the key.

  • North Memorial case study

    Automation Upgrade Helps Improve Efficiency and Grow Outpatient Business at North Memorial Health Care

    Automation Upgrade Helps Improve Efficiency and Grow Outpatient Business at North Memorial Health Care

    For example, Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) TAT dropped 19%, from 32 to 26 minutes, and troponin TAT is down 17%, from 35 to 29 minutes. NMHC meets its 40-minute TAT window for troponins 97% of the time. Test volume grew 12% in the reference laboratory in the year, and overall lab test volume grew approximately 30%. Yet NMHC was able to accommodate staffing attrition while also redirecting technologists to deal with more-complex problems or difficult specimens.

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    Testimonial: Automation Upgrade Helps Grow Outreach Business by 12%

    Testimonial: Automation Upgrade Helps Grow Outreach Business by 12%

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  • NSH Tayside case study

    Consolidation Drives Cost-Efficient, Patient-Centric Care at NHS Tayside

    Consolidation Drives Cost-Efficient, Patient-Centric Care at NHS Tayside

    For example, despite volume increases of approximately 5% per year since 2012, samples no longer back up. Median TAT is 41 minutes, with 95% of the work completed in 67 minutes. “Our input potential has increased 246%,* and that's without additional capacity of the Input Output Module, which is reserved for STAT samples and is used heavily for sorting,” says Dr. Bartlett, Joint Clinical Director of Diagnostics, NHS Tayside.

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    Testimonial: Consolidation Drives Cost-Efficient, Patient-Centric Care at NHS Tayside

    Testimonial: Consolidation Drives Cost-Efficient, Patient-Centric Care at NHS Tayside

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  • ARUP case study

    ARUP Laboratories Transforms Workflow and Shortens Turnaround Times

    ARUP Laboratories Transforms Workflow and Shortens Turnaround Times

    For example, ARUP has decreased turnaround times for its hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)—the lab’s highest volume test— by 36 percent. Average turnaround times on the lab’s HBsAg confirmation test have been reduced by 20 percent with a positive impact on staff productivity.

  • Michigan hospital video

    Testimonial: Managing Data to Improve Workflow and Ensure Quality

    Testimonial: Managing Data to Improve Workflow and Ensure Quality

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  • San Bortolo case study

    San Bartolo Hospital Laboratory Reduces TAT, Streamlines Management, and Boosts Productivity

    San Bartolo Hospital Laboratory Reduces TAT, Streamlines Management, and Boosts Productivity

    Reduce turnaround time (TAT), increase automatic control and management, and raise staff productivity. These key goals led Italy’s San Bortolo Hospital’s core laboratory in Vicenza, Italy.

  • Rush University Medical Center case study

    What if you could improve quality of care in stroke patients and reduce cost at the same time?

    What if you could improve quality of care in stroke patients and reduce cost at the same time?

    Due to the rising need in the community and to remain at the forefront of stroke care provision and research, Rush University Medical Center embarked upon redesigning its stroke service, choosing Siemens Healthineers as its partner to move forward. Best practices and insights from other hospitals shared by Siemens Healthineers enabled joint visions to be set for the future.

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    Three Considerations when Taking Action to Tackle Financial Challenges

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    Three Insights About Overhead Burden in Healthcare

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    Three Insights About Improving Patient Outcomes

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    Four Reasons Why Reputation is a Key Asset for Healthcare Providers

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    Three Insights About Standardization in Healthcare

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    Six Ways to Strengthen Competitiveness in a Given Marketplace

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    Three Drivers of a Successful Workforce Strategy

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    Seven Strategies that Help Extend Clinical Capabilites

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