Microsoft Business Intelligence helps Japanese hospital save $375,000 a year

The Tottori Prefectural Chuo Hospital, a 417-bed facility that serves a population of 250,000 people in southern Japan, is using Microsoft Business Intelligence to streamline interdisciplinary teams and help clinicians coordinate care better.

These teams, which typically consist of clinicians from up to eight different practice areas, depend on highly coordinated access to information to do their jobs. Working with Alphatec Solutions, a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, a BI solution made the information in their electronic medical records system readily accessible to the 633 clinicians throughout the hospital.

As a result, they are able to provide high-quality care in less time, a rise in productivity projected to save the hospital 3,000 clinician-hours per year. That amounts to an estimated savings of $375,000 each year and a reduction in the average patient stay.

To read more about Tottori’s streamlining thanks to Microsoft BI, head over to the Microsoft in Health blog.

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Athima Chansanchai
Microsoft News Center Staff