Hospital Management Case Studies

Our acute care services provide the leadership and management that hospitals need in today’s changing health care environment. Read case studies about USACS partners to see real-life examples of the results that our integrated acute care solutions deliver. 



Pediatric Emergency Department

Organizational Transformation at A Pediatric Emergency Department

Execute Change Management

The Challenge Due to a 75% increase in patient visits over the course of a decade, a pediatric Emergency Department was experiencing bed capacity challenges, long wait times, high numbers of patients leaving without been seen or treated, patient safety concerns and patient/family dissatisfaction.

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Inpatient Throughput Improvements

Inpatient Throughput Improvements

Execute Change Management

The Challenge A large 27 unit, 918 bed Community Hospital was challenged with admission holds in the Emergency Department and discharge delays in the inpatient units.

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Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center

ED Decreases Wait Times with RME

Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge A mid-size suburban community hospital wanted to reduce door-to-provider time to meet a target of less than 30 minutes, especially during high volume times.

  • Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center
  • ED Volume: 4,100
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Sepsis Bundle Compliance: Integrated Acute Care

Develop New Partnerships, Integrate Patient Care

The Challenge Released in October 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) sepsis bundle management is a test of a hospital's ability to navigate the future of healthcare.

  • Somerset Hospital
  • ED Volume: 18,000
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Coordinated EM Care Leads to Better Patient Care

Develop New Partnerships, Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge Allegheny Health Network is the newly created health system formed after the purchase of the West Penn Allegheny Health System by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, the dominant health payor in Western Pennsylvania.

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Innovation and Efficiency for a Pediatric ED

Innovation and Efficiency for a Pediatric ED

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge Valley Children' s Hospital Emergency Department is housed in a tertiary care pediatric hospital which contains over 356 in-patient beds and serves 118,000 patients per year with a service area stretching from Sacramento to Bakersfield, California.

  • Valley Children's Hospital
  • ED Volume: 119,000
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ED Grows Volume and Improve Press Ganey Score

Improve ED Metrics

The Challenge The Lawrence Memorial Hospital initially partnered with USACS in 2007 to operate their main hospital ED, which at the time, was seeing 40,000 visits per year with Press-Ganey scores in the 15th percentile.

  • Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
  • ED Volume: 86,000
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Springfield Regional Medical Center

Increased ED Efficiency for a Newly Built Hospital

Demonstrate Physician Leadership, Develop New Partnerships, Improve ED Metrics, Improve Patient Satisfaction

The Challenge Springfield Regional Medical Center is a large community hospital serving a huge catchment area in western Ohio, approximately one hour from Columbus and 30 minutes from Dayton.

  • Springfield Regional Medical Center
  • ED Volume: 76,000
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Building Better Clinicians

Building Better Clinicians

Improve ED Metrics

As part of its commitment to deliver safe, efficient, and cost-effective healthcare to its patients, USACS has put in place an innovative process of quality review.

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Meritus Medical Center

The Meritus Medical Center Turnaround

Develop New Partnerships, Improve ED Metrics

The Turnaround In October 2008 the Emergency Department at Meritus Medical Center, a 286-bed acute care facility located in Hagerstown, MD, was no longer meeting the hospital standards.

  • Meritus Medical Center
  • ED Volume: 78,000
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Observation Care That Works

Observation Care That Works

Improve ED Metrics, Improve Hospital Capacity, Improve Patient Satisfaction

Dedicated and Efficient How to cut length of stay, lower readmissions and raise patient satisfaction with a Dedicated Observation Unit.

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Bristol Hospital

From Failure to Success

Develop New Partnerships, Improve ED Metrics

On New Years Eve, as the clock tolled midnight and 2012 began, US Acute Care Solutions officially assumed management of Bristol Hospital emergency department.

  • Bristol Hospital
  • ED Volume: 41,000
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