Soriant Healthcare is Pleased to Announce That HFM Magazine Has Published an Article That Was Provided by Their President Brian Nugent.

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The article in HFM Magazine focuses on how healthcare facilities can significantly reduce costs by enhancing efficiency of support services, such as food services, clinical engineering, laundry and linens, and environmental services.

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Accelerating Healthcare Support Services

Soriant Healthcare is recognized as a premier healthcare consulting agency that helps various healthcare facilities improve their efficiency and save money via time tested processes. The company is excited that HFM Magazine, a leading online magazine for the healthcare industry that focuses on the “world of healthcare finance”, chose to publish their article. The article subject “Top 4 Sources of Savings in Support Service” explore evaluating food services, clinical engineering, laundry and linens, and environmental services. “Many providers assume that reengineering their support services will not yield enough savings to make the endeavor worthwhile. However, enhancing efficiency in hospital support services with the help of a thorough analysis and a careful approach can deliver significant savings and improve quality, sustaining the health of both patients and the organization”, adds Brian Nugent (President of Soriant Healthcare)

Quick Overview of the Article:

The article is packed full of useful information to help improve margins by looking for opportunities and developing a long term strategic approach and more importantly a written plan. The article focuses on clinical engineering which touches on establishing best practices that involves utilization and assessments that will then be used to examine vendor’s contracts that will be better able to see the big picture of cost and efficiency in this area. The article also focuses on ways to reduce waste and redundancy while improving efficiency in daily use of Laundry and Linen. Cost saving in environmental services can also be a treasure trove for hospitals that understand how to create a system that accurately measures cost and preventive expenses as well. The article provides insights on how making the right investment may lead to unimagined cost savings.

About Soriant Healthcare:

Soriant is a market leader in support service solutions for hospitals and healthcare systems. “Our mission is to accelerate performance, improve quality, enhance patient satisfaction, and decrease costs in partnership to meet our client specific circumstances. Navigating the healthcare industry is like a huge jigsaw puzzle; first we seek to understand our clients’ needs and then together, we identify and resolve the missing or overlooked pieces. Soriant is able to implement immediate solutions for today’s opportunities and obstacles with proven sustainable results”’ adds Mr. Nugent. The company uses metrics and testing in real-time to ensure the validity of best practices. Their rigorous 4-phase process creates efficiencies, redesigns job flows, and allows for negotiating more advantageous contracts. “In the end; our methodologies are tested, proven and provides real bottom line savings”, states Christina Nugent (Vice President of Soriant Healhthcare).

Final Thoughts:

Optimization of support services presents significant savings potential for hospitals, but knowing what, where, and how to measure is vital to realizing savings. Before launching a support services reengineering plan, hospitals should determine whether they are utilizing the right metrics, have access to the needed expertise, are prepared to make difficult decisions, and have established a clear definition of success from both a cost and quality standpoint. Often hiring a consultant in this field may be a wise choice. Soriant Healthcare services can help take the guess work out of the financial puzzle and allows the client’s time to be focused on their staff, patients, and visitors.

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