Drive Productivity Standards in Healthcare
Speaker: Kathi Cox, Senior Director of System Integration & Innovation – Texas Health Resources
Time: 48 minutes
With labor costs accounting for over half of most health systems’ operating budgets, leaders must find more ways to ramp up productivity and optimize resources. Decreasing costs even by a small fraction is critical to improving already tight operating margins.
Learn how Texas Health Resources is driving productivity standards across their network of facilities to accomplish their goal of cost savings while enhancing patient care.
In this webinar, you will learn how to:
- Identify and quantify opportunities for process improvement and savings
- Develop and use tools and analytics at all levels of the organization to track progress against goals
- Leverage People+Process+Technology to develop an action plan for achieving productivity standards
About the Speaker:
Kathi Cox, Senior Director, System Integration & Innovation
Texas Health Resources
Kathi Cox leads and directs the design and deployment of large-scale strategic initiatives including oversight of process engineers, data analysts, implementation managers and enterprise-wide teams required for successful strategic implementation. She leads change through individual and group facilitation in order to align senior leaders towards THR long-term strategic goals, relying on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. She is currently on target to deliver $49 million in labor savings in 2016 for THR wholly-owned hospitals. Additionally, she has delivered operational tools designed to provide operators timely analytics to inform business decisions that affect organizational KPIs.