We use data, systems thinking, and change management techniques to help hospitals improve their organizational effectiveness.

Brady & Associates

We’ve been helping hospitals manage and reduce
labor costs for more than 30 years.

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How Does Your Staffing Compare?

Chicago hospital organizational specialists

Optimizing Labor Costs

Labor costs are any hospital’s largest—and most controllable—expense category.

Brady & Associates’ IMPACT database contains validated benchmark information from more than 750 hospitals, 304 department types, and 24,000 hospital departments. IMPACT’s reviews are customized to match your unique characteristics.

With IMPACT you can:

  • Develop, calibrate and adjust department-level workload-based staffing standards.
  • Track workload-based productivity, hours worked to hours paid ratios, and overtime use.
  • Identify and prioritize cost reduction opportunities. 


To see what an IMPACT report looks like, select this link and we’ll send you a complete review copy at no cost or obligation.

Hospital Organizational Structure

Does Your Organization’s Form Follow Function?

Peter Drucker, the Dean of Management Consultants once said, “Hospitals are the most complex social organizations ever designed by man.” We agree with Dr. Drucker—except for the “designed” part. That is part of the problem. Most hospital organizations were never designed. They just grew over time.

Today’s hospital must be able to effectively plan, direct, organize and control resources. Mot importantly, it must have the ability to react quickly when changes occur. If the hospital’s structure contains too many layers, or if there are span of control issues, it will not be able to do so.

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