How can organizations effectively deal with capacity constraints while improving operating margins and patient outcomes?

Using industry-leading analytics, extensive experience and unmatched resources, Vizient® helps providers:

  • Implement consistent standards of care
  • Reduce length of stay (LOS)
  • Ensure smooth transitions to ambulatory care
  • Streamline discharges
  • Avoid readmissions

Now more than ever, health systems need to maximize their resources to ensure patient throughput is optimized. Vizient helps providers optimize patient flow, clinical progression and care transitions to identify improvement opportunities and determine the initiatives that should be implemented to achieve the best outcomes for both patients and hospitals.

Creating the Ultimate Care Coordination Playbook

Discover best practices for managing care in the hospital setting.

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Solving the capacity crunch

Many health systems are experiencing a capacity crunch with ongoing workforce shortages and tighter access to capital exacerbating the problem. In this report, Vizient experts outline three ways to adapt your care delivery model to meet consumers where they are.

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Utilizing our industry leading analytics, we can dive deeper with providers to alleviate capacity restraints and improve margins and outcomes across the health system.

Current state analysis

  • Data analysis
  • On-site observation
  • Interviews of key stakeholders

Collaborative design

  • Process design event
  • Multidisciplinary stakeholders
  • Process re-design


Deploy and implement

  • Data management for outcomes and progress
  • Partner with leaders, staff, surgeons and key stakeholders, all impacted
  • Standard work
  • On-site coaching for all front-line and middle management, and leadership
  • Consistent meeting cadence and communications


  • Process is built by the team
  • Continuous process improvement is built into the process
  • Direct coaching
  • Visual management
  • Leadership fallback and coaching