Regardless of your clinical setting, A3 Healthcare Solutions provides answers to common challenges we all face in moving from volume to value in care delivery.  The road to delivering perfect care with highly reliable processes can be paved by working with our experts. Talk to us today about ways to  prioritize care quality improvement.

With more 200 success stories to date, consider A3’s improvement project opportunities that meet your organization’s goals:

Medication Safety

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on Pharmacy departments’ processes and procedures associated with medication safety, management and delivery.

  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Pharmacy Turnaround Time
  • On-time Administration
  • Adverse Drug Events

 

Ancillary/Outpatient Throughput

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on workflows that impact throughput, turnaround, scheduling and compliance, wait times, as well as outpatient procedure utilization.

  • Hospital Turnaround Time
  • Clinic Turnaround Time
  • Scheduling
  • Wait Time Reduction
  • No Show/Cancellations
  • CT Utilization
  • Laboratory Turnaround Time

 

Emergency Department

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve Emergency Room performance on patient throughout, documentation, compliance, billing, supply chain and cost management.

  • Door to Provider
  • Outpatient Throughput
  • Care for Inpatients in ED (Boarding)
  • Cost Analysis
  • Utilization Patterns
  • Charge Capture
  • 72 Hour Returns
  • Left Without Being Seen (LWBS)

 

Human Resources and Staff/Physician Engagement

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital staff and physician alignment and engagement.

  • Recruitment Time
  • Onboarding

 


Perioperative / Operating Room

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance regarding surgical care safety, quality, efficiencies and throughput.

  • 7AM Starts
  • Case Cart Accuracy
  • Pre-Admission Testing
  • Same Day Surgery Throughput
  • Scheduling / Utilization
  • Room Turnover

 

Nutritional Care

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve Nutritional Care performance on dietary processes for ensuring patient satisfaction, safety and efficiency.

  • Patient Tray Accuracy

 

Registration

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on patient registration, bed availability, assignment and admission processes.

  • Registration Throughput
  • Bedside Registration

 

Health Care-Acquired Conditions/Patient Safety

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on critical measures that impact patient safety performance and outcomes.

  • Heart Attack – Door to Balloon
  • DVT/PE Prevention
  • Patient Falls
  • Blood Utilization
  • Catheter-Associated UTIs
  • Central Line-Associated Infections
  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

 

Population Health / Care Transitions

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on high cost/high risk patient care delivery.

  • Cost Per Case Analysis
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • 30d Readmissions
  • BOOST Discharge Bundle


Revenue Cycle

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on billing and collections to optimize timely payment and allowable reimbursement.

  • Days in A/R
  • Denial Reduction
  • Patient Collections (up front)
  • Registration

 

Sterile Processing

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on processes impacting the reliability of instrument sterility and availability.

  • Throughput
  • Accuracy

 

Organizational Throughput

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on workflows that impact patient throughout across systems.

  • Discharge Times
  • Bed Priority Assignment
  • Room Turnover

 

Patient Satisfaction (HCAHPS)

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve hospital performance on all patient satisfaction domains.

  • Responsiveness
  • Room Cleanliness
  • Medication Communication
  • Discharge Education

 

Patient Satisfaction (CG-CAHPS)

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve clinic performance on all patient satisfaction domains.

  • Same Day Response
  • Communication of Results

 


Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)

A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to improve physician performance on key health risk indicators.

  • Hypertension
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes

 

Inventory Reduction for Savings

Using the LEAN approach of 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain), A3 works with clinical and non-clinical staff to reduce inventory costs and optimize supply chain management in all healthcare settings.

  • Operating Room
  • Emergency Department
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Patient Care Unit Supply Room
  • Nutritional Care
  • Sterile Processing
  • Medication Cabinet Systems
  • Physician Office Exam Rooms