Strategic Planning at Sunnybrook Creating a sustainable future for the organization and those we serve Strategic Planning at Sunnybrook Creating a sustainable future for the organization and those we serve Chapter Seven Our Challenges next Bed Occupancy: An Ongoing Challenge There is a high demand for Sunnybrook’s resources, in particular inpatient beds. The hospital has a set a target goal of 95 per cent bed occupancy, also called “Drive to 95%”. next Drive to 95% • Drive to 95 helps to reduce wait times in the Emergency Department and ensures that patients are discharged from the hospital in a timely manner. • Sunnybrook has taken several steps to help move towards a 95 per cent occupancy, including developing a new role called Transitional Coordinator to help patients and families return home as quickly and safely as possible. next Funding Challenges Daily Acute Care Hospital Occupancy Despite our efforts our in patient bed capacity is often in excess of 100% % Occupancy 2012 % Occupancy 2013 next Funding Challenges • The reality is that Ontario is facing an aging population, putting financial pressure on hospital programs throughout the province. • Sunnybrook expects that funding increases will remain fairly small, if any. next Stepping up to the Challenge An example is our selection as the lead for the North East Toronto Health Link, which is improving care for Sunnybrook will continue to seek ways to seniors and others with complex conditions. improve hospital efficiency in order to maintain its commitment to the highest care. Health Links bring together healthquality care providers in a community to better and more quickly coordinate care for high-needs patients. next Our Strategic Planning Challenge Through our strategic planning to What do we youintend think? resolve the question: Which programs and services can Sunnybrook continue to provide to achieve its academic mandate, realize its vision to invent the future of health care, serve the community and ensure the hospital's resources are being maximized to provide care for those who have complex concerns and who are critically ill and injured?