Faced with storage and profitability issues resulting from a proliferation of supplies a Northeastern US Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Medical Director sought input from his colleagues. He produced simple bar graphs that represented average time spent per procedure for each of the cardiologists, identified by number rather than name. Widespread differences including supply use was evident and data on outcomes such as myocardial infarction and death and elective versus emergency status di...

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6.2.4 Purchase materials & supplies
6.4.1 Improve process/service performance

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