The Benefits of Standardization: Perspectives from Hospital Administrators

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Tue Mar 29 13:00:25 CDT 2016

Standardization is important to hospital administrators for many reasons.  It improves patients’ quality of care and allows systems to readily measure outcomes and design clinical processes that are better for the patients.  It can also provide a better work environment for clinicians and lower overall costs.

Hear what administrators Sandy Wise, RN, Director Contracting & Resource Utilization and Ed Hardin and Vice President Supply Chain Management, CHRISTUS Health; Kelle Laws, RN, MN, CNOR(e), Executive Director Medical Products & Devices, ROi; and Betty Jo Rocchio, CRNA, MS, Vice President Perioperative Performance Acceleration, Mercy Hospital have to say about standardization.