Cutting Wait Times: Huntsville Hospital Works With UAH To Fight Wait Times, Inefficiency

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UAH makes the news, as Joe Paxton, a lean healthcare practitioner in the Office for Operational Excellence, explains to WHNT how UAH is helping Huntsville Hospital apply lean concepts to reduce wait times and improve efficiency. Huntsville Hospital’s Vice President of Emergency Services Tracy Doughty explains, “They ask questions that we don’t normally think about. Sometimes you get into doing things the old way, and it’s always been done that way. They’re questioning everything we do and making us take a second look at all of our processes.”

 

WHNT covering our pioneer into a lean healthcare system. Click for the coverage HERE.