Optimizing Capacity: Hospital Experts Share Six Keys to Success

Report Summary

Healthcare organizations across the nation are facing increased pressure to deliver higher-quality care at lower costs. These rising expectations are pushing hospital administrators to look for innovative approaches to providing care. Some hospitals have found success in responding to these rising expectations by focusing on capacity optimization.

We asked healthcare experts from multiple healthcare institutions, including UPMC and Dartmouth-Hitchcock for their insights into how hospitals can better utilize the resources within their system to provide patient care. These experts—who include former Case Managers of the Year, IHI Seminar leaders, and clinicians with decades of experience—shared some of the insights that have helped their institutions provide better patient care, even with limited resources.

These 6 points will help you manage your hospital’s capacity so your capacity does not manage you!

medical team discussing results with patient
medical team discussing results with patient
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