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New Study: Aging Baby Boomers Could Overwhelm U.S. Health Care System by 2017, Unless Decisive Action Is Taken
Date:3/5/2008

the single largest sub- optimized sector of the U.S. economy, states the author. Rampant opportunities exist to transform inefficient, serial processes into efficient, parallel ones that eliminate unnecessary activities in the care giving process. As an example, Calogero cites a study at a major academic medical center which found that only 25 percent of nurses' time was spent actually providing care in a patient's room. The rest was consumed with administrative chores.

The solution, according to Tefen, is to change inefficient paradigms. "By removing redundant duties, implementing new, time-efficient systems and eliminating supply management tasks, we have demonstrated the ability to more than double the time nurses spend with patients, with attendant improvements in quality of care."

The entire Tefen study, "Will the Boom Bust Health Care?" is now available at http://www.tefen.com.

About Tefen USA

Tefen USA is a subsidiary of Tefen, a global management consulting firm founded in 1982. The company focuses on driving performance excellence to achieve improvements in cost, quality, and service delivery. Tefen USA supports a variety of industries and has worked with many Fortune 500 organizations. Tefen partners with clients to build quantified cases for change, setting themselves apart by working with clients from strategy through implementation to achieve sustainable results.


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