SHS provides outstanding services to our hospital customers, utilizing the best value proposition. In an environment of pay for performance, and a constant challenge to provide more with less, healthcare organizations need to maximize quality outcomes, while minimizing cost.
The Sustainable Hospital Solutions (SHS) approach is focused on a comprehensive view of customers to include our clients, our clients’ patients (or customers), families of patients, the community, and visitors to your organization. Everything we accomplish must be with all customers in mind in a sound, caring, balanced approach considering your staff, the financial goals of your organization, and reaching for the nexus of quality outcomes in a highly accountable, sustainable culture.
Our Core Services:
Joint Commission Environment of Care/Life Safety Services include;
- Build and maintain Electronic Statement of Conditions
- Develop tools to maintain all required testing, inspection and other documentation
- Life Safety Inspections to build Plans for Improvement
- Fire Safety staff training
- Develop management plans, as well as policies and procedures
- Perioperative fire safety training and drills
Performance Improvement:We work with your team on an assessment of a department’s operating processes to identify opportunities through the ranking of what needs improvement. We get buy-in from stakeholders and ensure that the new processes are implemented and sustainable. Our specialty is “silver lining” opportunities that improve quality while reducing cost. Special focus can be on patient satisfaction measures.
Cost Reduction Strategies:An analysis of a department’s costs and the development of a cost reduction strategy. This may include product usage strategies, staffing, overtime, service model (i.e. – cook-serve, cook chill, etc.) procurement, contracts, etc.
Sustainability (“Going Green”):Assess the organization’s current environmental sustainability model. We will develop a strategic plan to implement a sustainability program that ensures bottom line cost savings, improves your environmental footprint and leverages positive publicity from environmental activities.
Support Services Training, Mentoring, Team Building & Coaching :
- Training is available on all aspects of hospital support services. We can bring programs to your organization to keep costs low or you can send your staff to one of our upcoming programs. Click here for more information on upcoming training programs.
- Mentoring and coaching of management personnel on all levels. Custom one on one programs and on-site or off-site course work is offered. Contact us for more details.
- We work with our clients implementing strategies to develop a culture of excellence through building strong teams and integrating these teams into the hospital mission.