With the rising costs of healthcare as a percent of GDP in most countries and aging populations, the healthcare industry has embraced engineering techniques used by the Toyota Production System to improve patient care while keeping costs down. Poor space utilization, stock out of vital supplies, poor utilization of staff members, high waiting time, and high set up time are some of the challenges faced by the healthcare industry.
At solitrend, we know how to transfer the knowledge and expertise gained in manufacturing to improve the efficiency and productivity of our customer’s operations in the healthcare industry. We use industrial engineering techniques, like Lean and simulation to design a flexible system with improved productivity and quality at a lower cost. We identify the most efficient ways to utilize time, man power, space, and other available resources to design a more efficient system.