Reaching One Peripheral Intravenous Catheter (PIVC) Per Patient Visit with LEAN Multi-Modal Strategy: The PIV5Rights Bundle

How-to Guide for Achieving One PIVC per Patient

The goal of this document is to provide a framework for working in any situation. There are various improvement processes. The PIV5R study followed a six sigma process called DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control); however, most are familiar with the lean process PDSA (Plan, Do, Study, Act). PDSA is part of the Lean philosophy for improvement, designed to collect data of current practice, analyze the practice and apply evidence based approach to compare results.

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PIV5R™ Cost Calculator

Use the PIV5R™ Cost Calculator to determine your estimated current annual cost for catheter usage, projected catheter savings, and projected annual savings.