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Clinic Uses Lakewood Hospital As Example of its Effciency

Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:02 pm
by Bill Call
After hundreds of thousands of dollars and months of effort a committe has determined that the Clinic is not the job engine everyone imagines. It seems they found that the Clinic is simply buying existing business:

http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/inde ... _must.html


From the article:

The Clinic's additional facilities and expanding capacity has been in areas where there is demand for these services," Glass said. "We are utilizing resources within the organization more efficiently by consolidating services to create centers of excellence."

He used obstetrics as an example. The Clinic once delivered babies at six of its hospitals in Northeast Ohio. Now it delivers them at five, Glass said. "

How many other efficiencies will be found at Lakewood Hospital?