Results Achieved Through CSI Efforts

DSC_0442Results Achieved

  • Patients remained on ventilators 20% fewer days
  • Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) medication error rates reduced by 66%
  • Reduced patient time in hospital from 20 to 10 days in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (can now accommodate 650 children vs. 400 a year)
  • Patients spent 20% fewer days in the Intensive Care Unit
  • Patients see doctors sooner: appointment scheduling times dropped 50%
  • Fewer Emergency Department patients leave without being seen at peak times (achieving a 0.7% rate, compared to a 2.4% national rate)

Costs Savings

  • 3.7% reduction in cost per patient, resulting in $23 million in annualized savings*
  • 30,000-square-foot space reduction in design and construction of new ambulatory services clinic, achieving $20 million cost avoidance
  • $180 million in capital cost avoidance by not building new patient rooms
  • $2.5 million reduction in supply-related costs

* Adjusted for inflation

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