Eliminate waste

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Eliminate waste

  1. 1. Eliminate WA$TE To Reach Our Goals
  2. 2. Waste Defined <ul><li>Anything that does not add value. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Unnecessary Services <ul><li>Service, production or process that is not required. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unnecessary Tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Duplicate Files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information in Multiple Areas </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Mistakes <ul><li>Waste is redoing, correcting or reworking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dispensing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Billing </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Delays <ul><li>For anything </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calls put on hold </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discharge Orders </li></ul><ul><li>Procedure Orders </li></ul><ul><li>Room Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Test and Lab Results </li></ul><ul><li>Missed Appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Lines </li></ul>
  6. 6. Unnecessary Movement <ul><li>Any movement that does not add value. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Searching for anything! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Supplies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Patients’ Records </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Over-Processing <ul><li>Waste is putting work, effort, time into things that are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not wanted </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not asked for </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Redundancy </li></ul>
  8. 8. Redundancy
  9. 9. Excess Inventory <ul><li>Waste is Excess Stock </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inefficient Use of Space </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Un~Used CREATIVITY <ul><li>Waste is not using people’s skills to the fullest of their abilities. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not involving staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution of ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improvements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of Cross-Training </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>We can meet our quality goals, improve our patients’ satisfaction, be more productive & attract new clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Look for it in everything you do. </li></ul><ul><li>Continually improve what we do AND how we do it. </li></ul>

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