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Baw Golden Nuggets 2006 Small Version


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Baw Golden Nuggets 2006 Small Version

  1. 1. How to get from Good to Great Golden Nuggets - 2006 Biomedical Association of Wisconsin October 12, 2006 Lacrosse, Wisconsin Patrick K. Lynch, CCE, CBET, MBA Regional Director, Operations TriMedx, Inc. Indianapolis, Indiana
  2. 2. . . . is not a single, groundbreaking revelation, but a series of thousands of small movements in a positive direction. Excellence
  3. 3. Easy Button
  4. 5. 3.2 MP Digital Camera Give Away at AAMI Expo 82-1 series warmers heating elements. <No subject> (2 messages) AAMI Complimentary Expo Pass AAMI Conference Career Counseling Agilent m1350B CTG Alaris/Cardinal Medley series pumps. Alaris/Ivac Board Needed (6 messages) Amsco 444 inst Washer (4 messages) AMX4 ERROR (2 messages) Anthony J Caruso is out of the office. Any ISO's need test equipment ATLEAST CHANGE THE SUBJECT BAXTER PCA/EPIDURAL PARTS Becton Dickson Triac Centrifuge Biomedtalk archives answer most questions . . . . .
  5. 6. Signage by workbenches - pride of ownership
  6. 7. Status Board - Everyone knows what is happening. <ul><li>Who’s in </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s out </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s on call </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s not here tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Where is somebody </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s tied up in something important </li></ul><ul><li>Who’s at lunch </li></ul><ul><li>A place to post important notes </li></ul>
  7. 10. Shop bell alerts you whenever front door is opened (keeps customers from surprising you in the shop.)
  8. 11. Paper management – Scan all paper into computer using only WO number as file name.
  9. 12. Old Battery Management using Homer Buckets <ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Contains leaks </li></ul><ul><li>Lids to seal them </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient handle </li></ul><ul><li>Perfect size </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap ($5) </li></ul>
  10. 14. Mission Critical Equipment Definition: Patient’s life depends upon it or Generates lots of revenue A department couldn’t perform a large part of its mission without it. Used for : 24 x 7 coverage Uptime calculations
  11. 15. Examples of Mission Critical Equipment <ul><li>All central station monitors </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Care Monitors </li></ul><ul><li>Most CTs and MRIs (unless in physician buildings) </li></ul><ul><li>An R/F room in a small rural hospital </li></ul><ul><li>CR systems (if in a hospital) </li></ul><ul><li>Hematology Analyzer </li></ul><ul><li>Blood Chemistry Analyzer </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Lung Bypass Pumps </li></ul><ul><li>Dialysis Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Transport Incubators </li></ul><ul><li>Blood warmers (some) </li></ul><ul><li>Infant ventilators (some) </li></ul><ul><li>Anesthesia Units (a few) </li></ul><ul><li>Various unique and important items </li></ul>
  12. 16. Repair Under Way <ul><li>Any repairs, but especially radiology repairs which can’t be completed in one visit . . . </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose: to let any users know that the room / item is not functional, and lets them know who to call if they have questions. </li></ul>
  13. 17. <ul><li>21,000+ items total </li></ul><ul><li>14 hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>446 mission critical items </li></ul><ul><li>Administration agrees to charge each department for after-hours calls on non-mission critical items. </li></ul>
  14. 25. Wall of Shame - make a poster.
  15. 28. Glue sample of drawer contents to outside for easy and quick reference.
  16. 30. Scrolling sign for important messages
  17. 31. Incoming Inspection tagging of loaners and demos
  18. 33. www, free 30 day trial.
  19. 36. Great for random thought generation and organization
  20. 37. Golden Nuggets
  21. 38. Documentation of NFPA 99 as state law
  22. 42. Every contract that includes labor is an opportunity to reduce costs.
  23. 44. Advantages of PDAs <ul><li>Carry an inventory in your pocket. </li></ul><ul><li>Download all PMs at first of month. </li></ul><ul><li>Open repair workorders on the fly. </li></ul><ul><li>Close repair or PM workorders. </li></ul><ul><li>Combines with calendar, calculator, etc. </li></ul>
  24. 45. Digital Camera
  25. 46. A picture is worth 1000 words. <ul><li>Incident Investigations </li></ul><ul><li>Unsafe conditions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Operator Set-ups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental hazards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expired tags </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of parts, boards </li></ul><ul><li>Identification of Equipment in CMMS </li></ul>
  26. 47. Paper Tiger
  27. 48. Organize your paper. I organized 9 years of clutter in 3 days and can now find anything in my office within 30 seconds. Patrick K. Lynch Atlanta, Ga
  28. 49. Nuggets may be major or minor . . . . .
  29. 52. IT Networking specialist in Biomed
  30. 53. Medical Applications Network Engineer <ul><li>To bring IT skills, vocabulary, thought processes to Biomed, you need a specialist. </li></ul><ul><li>Manages all of our servers and workstations which run medical applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains departmental CMMS. </li></ul><ul><li>Interfaces with IT. </li></ul><ul><li>Is a computer go-to guy for all biomeds. </li></ul>
  31. 54. PM Sweep Team
  32. 55. Annual testing <ul><li>Includes supervision and documentation on our forms, using our test equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Patient beds - $10 per bed (EST only) </li></ul><ul><li>PCA Infusion pumps - $35 per pump (full PM). </li></ul>
  33. 56. . . . is not a single, groundbreaking revelation, but a series of thousands of small movements in a positive direction. Excellence
  34. 57. What are YOUR golden nuggets? <ul><li>For a copy of this presentation, email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you. </li></ul>
  35. 58. Function Follows Form Create a workplace with systems , organization , logic and structure , then people's thinking will follow that lead.
  36. 59. Shop organization - A place for everything, and everything in its place.
  37. 60. Personal Workspace at its best . . .
  38. 61. Personal space vs. common space Personal Space – your bench, tools, a few manuals, supplies for your daily use, equipment which you are actively working on. Common – Supplies, parts, test equipment, training materials, manuals, reference materials, receiving, shipping, copying, fax.