Efficiency can mean different things to different people. To us, it means cutting down on ‘wastage’ wherever possible, such as patients having to return to hospital soon after treatment or unnecessarily long hospital stays. It also means providing access to the most cost-effective treatments and reducing the use of procedures that have limited clinical value. We published information about these topics in the 2013 Hospital Guide. There are two main ways in which you can work with Dr Foster to benchmark productivity and efficiency within your organisation.

How can Dr Foster help?

We will work with you to design the most effective and efficient approach to benchmark the productivity and efficiency within your organisation. This approach is likely to be a combination of Dr Foster tools and analytical services: