Utilization of Lean Six Sigma Methodology Palliative Care
Topic: Measuring Impact and Value
Utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we were able to determine the financial value of the "feeder" benefit of the Palliative Care program to the Hospice Care business division. Specifically, to identify the % palliative care conversions (palliative care consults that convert to hospice admissions) required to "break even" or reduce palliative care business unit deficit.
- Kathleen P. Postiglione, MBA, BSN, CHC
- Chief Operations Officer
- Gulfside Hospice & Pasco Palliative Care, Inc.
- 2061 Collier Parkway
- Land O' Lakes, FL 34639
- (727) 484-7934
- Charles L Suggs, M.D.
- Kathleen Postiglione, MBA, BSN, CHC