Free Webinar Shows the Effect of Improved Quality on Hospital Finances

Jan 26, 2010, 10:18 ET from Compirion Healthcare Solutions, LLC

ELM GROVE, Wis., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Compirion Healthcare Solutions is hosting a webinar that clearly demonstrates how hospitals that concentrate on quality across all areas, particularly the Emergency Department, financially outperform the competition. By providing a high level of service, as measured by quality and customer service indicators, an Emergency Department will be more cost-effective and business will grow. How to Operate a Highly Functioning ED premieres January 27 at 1:15 am CST. Additional dates and times, along with registration information, can be found at the website This free 45-minute webinar specifically speaks to issues hospital CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CNOs and Emergency Department Directors wrestle with everyday.

The Emergency Department accounts for roughly one-third of hospital admissions. Opinions formed in the Emergency Department make lasting impressions about the quality and convenience of all hospital services. This webinar looks at developing specific action steps hospitals can take to improve Emergency Department Patient Throughput, increase Staff Productivity and build New Business. How to Operate a Highly Functioning ED presents a comprehensive and coordinated approach that gradually changes hospital culture and results in a highly functioning Emergency Department that is sustainable.

The webinar, How to Operate a Highly Functioning ED, is being presented by Mark Brodeur, Senior Vice President at Compirion Healthcare Solutions. His extensive experience with operations improvement, management development and teambuilding, physician relations/recruitment and financial resource management have made him an invaluable member of Compirion's consulting and senior leadership training team.

Before joining Compirion Healthcare Solutions, Brodeur held the prestigious positions of Chief Executive Officer at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City, Missouri, and Interim Hospital Administrator at Valley View Regional Hospital in Ada Oklahoma.

How to Operate a Highly Functioning ED is the tenth in a series of free webinars being offered to help educate hospital executives, managers and clinicians in strategies for optimizing processes and procedures. Compirion's presenters are drawn from its pool of healthcare consultants, which includes registered nurses, former C-level executives, physicians, business managers and clinicians. The webinars average about 45 minutes each, with a question-and-answer session at the end. According to Compirion management, "We are presenting this series of free webinars because we truly believe that efficiency in the hospital, especially the ED, not only saves time and money, it saves lives. The faster you can get a patient to treatment, the better the outcomes you can expect. It is the premise on which Compirion was founded."

About Compirion Healthcare Solutions

Compirion Healthcare Solutions, LLC is based in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Compirion is a leader in healthcare consulting firms, focusing on hospital process improvement. Compirion works onsite, using a team approach, and offers a money-back guarantee that all goals are met. Client hospitals show sustainable performance improvements in Billable Volume, Patient Satisfaction, Core Measures, Length of Stay, Bed Control, Case Management, Patient Throughput and Staff Retention. Its experience includes Emergency Room, Surgical Services, Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging, Materials Management, Inpatient, Outpatient and Nursing Care improvement projects. Compirion contracts only for measurable outcomes to help achieve patient satisfaction, staff loyalty and a better bottom line.

For more information on Compirion's sustainable healthcare solutions, call 1-866-661-4677 or visit

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Director of Communications

Compirion Healthcare Solutions, LLC

Phone: 262-821-5898, Ext. 5

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