Health Care 

Industrial Engineers work to improve the efficiency of processes by making them more streamlined, oftentimes streamlining healthcare processes for improved patient outcomes.

IE in Health Care Systems - An Example: Flowchart explaining logistics of patient being admitted to hospital, beign treated, and discharged.

Image Summary for Patient Flow:

Registration Emergency Workup Nurse Initial Assessment Treatment Discharge
Patient Registration with Receptionist Vitals & Medical History taken by Nurse Tech and Triage Nurse Patient Called to Bed and sees Nurse Treatment from a Doctor (MD) Patent Discharged by Nurse
Process Time: 7 minutes Process Time: 9 minutes Process Time: 28 minutes Process Time: 25 minutes Process Time: 6 minutes