Clinical Laboratory Consulting Solutions
Identifying the specific processes and improvements ideal for your laboratory environment
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, healthcare organizations continue to adjust to new payment structures and incentives for meeting quality, efficiency, and patient satisfaction goals—requiring hospitals to focus on "Lean" practices and more efficient use of resources.
Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are responding to the changing healthcare environment by identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and quality. The Healthcare Consulting Solutions team recommends ways to optimize laboratory workflow to enable customers to achieve:
- Decreased turnaround times
- Increased productivity
- Improved quality
- Decreased costs
Our Healthcare Consulting Solutions Team Is With You for the Entire Process
The Healthcare Consulting Solutions (HCS) team partners with you early in your project to help you identify the right fit for your specific needs from a broad portfolio of products, ranging from stand-alone testing systems to full-scale automation solutions. We focus on implementation, post-implementation, and optimization review to make recommendations to help you:
- Strengthen efficiencies
- Improve quality
- Reduce costs.
Concept Workflow Design
We understand that capability requirements are not your only consideration when selecting an optimal system for your laboratory. That’s why we create customized workflow scenarios to help maximize your organization’s productivity.
- Concept Laboratory Design: Allows us to analyze your workspace and make customized recommendations based on established best practices.
- Simulation Tools: Allow us to project future workflow and capacity enhancements based on potential throughput increases and enhanced patient-care objectives.
Our Lean-accredited HCS team uses tools such as Value Stream Mapping for the planning of solution deployment for your laboratory. We look for every opportunity to improve your workflow logistics, contain handling costs, and reduce errors. Lean and other tools offer specialized methodologies to envision how to streamline sample handling, reduce turnaround times, and optimize staffing resources. Throughout the process, we are committed to helping you prioritize needs and determining the investment required to achieve your goals.
To engage Siemens Healthcare Consulting Solutions, ask your local Siemens Sales Rep for an initial consultation.