Optimising capacity with SDD

A heart center allows patients to recover at home.

St. Antonius Hospital 

Nieuwegein, The Netherlands 


This hospital is one of the leading hospitals in the Netherlands. When it was facing hospital bed capacity issues due to the pandemic and other challenges, their Heart Centre needed to rethink its approach to cardiac procedures such as percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI), ablations, and pacemaker/ICD implantations.

Using our proven framework to optimise their processes and manage change, we helped the Heart Centre transform these procedures from an overnight stay to day treatment — freeing up beds and enabling patients to continue their recovery from the comfort of their homes.









Learn how our comprehensive approach and proven framework helped our longtime partner, St. Antonius hospital, free up beds by moving some cardiac procedures to same-day discharge.


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