Centricity Imaging Analytics Brochure

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As radiology departments transform themselves in this era of healthcare reform, they
are seeking IT solutions and process efficiencies that support a culture of accountability.
Digital “dashboards” can enable this accountability by providing real-time operational
performance measurements spanning the workflow continuum of radiology.
Today, GE Healthcare is uniquely positioned to apply its deep industry expertise to
deliver a business intelligence solution that provides unparalleled real-time visibility
to the entire radiology department.
It’s part of our belief in the power of healthcare IT to make a meaningful difference in
people’s lives and drive efficiency in all tiers through a bold vision: One Desktop, One Patient, One Community.

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Centricity Imaging Analytics Brochure

  1. 1. GE Healthcare Transforming radiology with actionable intelligence *Trademark of General Electric Company
  2. 2. A roadmap for optimized radiology workflows As radiology departments transform themselves in this era of healthcare reform, they are seeking IT solutions and process efficiencies that support a culture of accountability. Digital “dashboards” can enable this accountability by providing real-time operational performance measurements spanning the workflow continuum of radiology. Today, GE Healthcare is uniquely positioned to apply its deep industry expertise to deliver a business intelligence solution that provides unparalleled real-time visibility to the entire radiology department. It’s part of our belief in the power of healthcare IT to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives and drive efficiency in all tiers through a bold vision: One desktop, One patient, One community. One desktop One patient One community provides access to delivers a single collaborates across data and innovative view of timely clinical disciplines to clinical tools via images, reports help deliver better a web-based and clinical data. regional care. approach. Always efficient With Centricity Imaging Analytics — Real-time Dashboard, radiology managers can transform their imaging IT systems and leverage powerful, actionable workflow insights to maximize efficiency, productivity, and patient satisfaction.2
  3. 3. A) Workflow metrics spanning the radiology continuum B) Large screen technologist viewC) Executive reports 3
  4. 4. The benefits of Centricity Imaging Analytics —Real-time DashboardThe ability to visualize the workflow of an entire radiology department in real timeprovides directors, managers, and staff with actionable insights to proactively manageradiology operations. Leveraging the data of PACS, RIS, modalities, and other enterprisesystems, the Analytics — Real-time Dashboard can deliver actionable intelligence forany radiology department.4
  5. 5. Help increase technologistproductivity by:• Identifying delays within and outside radiology• educing errors by alerting on pending R workflow tasks• aving time by providing a consolidated view S Optimize interdepartmental to workflow inside and outside radiology radiology workflow:• isplaying patterns of reasons for delays D affecting scan completion • xpediting exam scans by providing tools to E manage patient prep • mproving communication within and I outside radiologyProvide radiology directors with • nabling proactive intervention by Eactionable intelligence: administration to help alleviate bottlenecks• roviding transparency to the department P operations• Empowering staff with actionable insights Optimize asset utilization:• Improving flex staff allocation management • educing scanner idle time by better R• onitoring performance improvement outcomes M managing patient flow • haracterizing exam order and C completion patterns • roviding accurate device-level equipment PHelp improve patient and utilization metricsphysician satisfaction:• roviding real-time alerts displaying delays P in any workflow step• Enabling proactive exception intervention• Ensuring consistent service delivery• mproving scan to report finalization I turnaround times 5
  6. 6. How Centricity Imaging Analytics —Real-time Dashboard worksThe solution is comprised of three software components:1. ata Aggregation Engine that correlates events D from disparate sources Analytics2. eal-time Dashboard web application accessible R via a browser across the enterprise.3. perational Metrics Engine to proactively O Real-time Dashboard manage Imaging operations Operational Metrics Engine Data Sources Interface Engine RIS VR PACS HL7 Modalities Data MPPS Aggregation Database EMR Lab Engine XML XML Pharmacy6
  7. 7. Large screen technologist view 7
  8. 8. Steps to transforming radiology operationsCollaboration is the key to any successful implementation, and GE Healthcareis ready to assist with deep expertise at every step in the process. Stakeholderalignment on objectives and expectations from beginning to end ensuressuccessful achievement of desired results.Establish goalsIn this phase, radiology department leaders measure baseline performance andidentify improvement areas, with defined targets based on internal and externalbenchmarks (built into the Analytics — Real-time Dashboard).Technology adoptionThis phase includes installation and configuration of the application hardware andsoftware, mapping of data sources and workflow systems, and the development of keyperformance indicators that will measure the productivity improvements. Training ofstaff members on the use and benefits of the system also takes place during this phase.Change managementA cross-functional team is deployed to identify workflow changes, and staff memberswho will be accountable. This phase can be managed internally or with the aid ofchange management consultants, depending on the organization’s needs.Monitoring continuous improvementKPIs are monitored for sustainable improvements in productivity and efficiency,and new areas for focus are identified.8
  9. 9. Workflow without KPI #You can’t improve what real-time transparencyyou can’t measure Enterprise OR Scheduling Scheduling LabWithout the Analytics solution, ED Radiologydepartment managers aren’t able to correlate Rxperformance metrics across disparate sources. Analytics lens helps identify KPI # delays in real time Enterprise OR Scheduling Scheduling ! !During the process of implementing ! Labthe Analytics — Real-time Dashboard, radiology ED ! Radiologydepartments can identify the KPIs to be monitored !and establish benchmarks to measure improvement. ! Rx Real-time analytics enables KPI # proactive management Enterprise OR Scheduling SchedulingThen, using the real-time feedbackprovided by the system, managers can identify thelocations and patterns of delays as illustrated in the @ Labdiagrams on the right. Working with key personnelwithin and outside the radiology department, ED Radiologymanagers can address these challenges andtransform the workflow for sustained improvement. Rx @ 9
  10. 10. Transforming radiology with actionable insights The Analytics — Real-time Dashboard gives radiology departments visibility into their workflows to identify new opportunities for improving efficiency, productivity, and delivering enhanced patient care. Reducing patient wait times, increasing department throughput, enhancing patient care — it’s all possible with GE Centricity technology.10
  11. 11. “ e have it color-coded, so that the patient indicators W turn a different color when they get close to that turnaround time not being met. If they’ve been waiting 30 minutes, they turn yellow. If they’ve been waiting 45 minutes, they turn red. So at any given time, our staff can see at a glance when each procedure was ordered and how long it’s taking for the exam to be done, and a ct accordingly.”Director of imaging Jodi Barteet,Trident Medical Center, Charleston, SC 11
  12. 12. For more informationContact your GE Healthcare representative for more information aboutCentricity Imaging.Corporate HeadquartersGE Healthcare540 W Northwest HighwayBarrington, IL 60010-3076 USATel: +1 847-277-5000 or1 800-437-1171 or1 800-682-5327Fax: +1 847-277-5240About GE HealthcareGE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and servicesthat are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medicalimaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoringsystems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies,performance improvement and performance solutions services helps ourcustomers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lowercost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage theglobal policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainablehealthcare systems.Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on ourjourney as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs,increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered inthe United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcareprofessionals and their patients in more than 100 countries. For moreinformation about GE Healthcare, visit our website at www.gehealthcare.com.© 2010 General Electric Company – All rights reserved.General Electric Company reserves the right to make changes in specifications and features shown herein,or discontinue the product described at any time without notice or obligation. This does not constitute arepresentation or warranty or documentation regarding the product or service featured. All illustrations or examplesare provided for informational or reference purposes and/or as fictional examples only. Your product features andconfiguration may be different than those shown. Contact your GE Representative for the most current information.*GE, the GE Monogram, Centricity, and imagination at work are trademarks of the General Electric Company.General Electric Company, by and through its GE Healthcare division. ITI-0172-11.10-EN-US

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