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Karolinska University Hospital

Karolinska University Hospital


Regio: Sweden
Omzet: N/A
Bedrijfstak: Gezondheidszorg
Functie: Finance, Operations

Reduced time for monthly reporting to SIR – Swedish Intensive Care Register – down from a couple of weeks to just a few minutes with automated reporting in QlikView


  • One of Scandinavia’s premier health facilities. Together with the world-respected Karolinska Institute, it leads in medical breakthroughs in Sweden.
  • Supports approximately 1,600 beds with 1.4 million patient visits per year and 7 surgeries per hour
  • Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Annual budget of $1.5 billion with 15,000 employees


  • Unable to access and analyze data in ICU Klinisoft system with reports and ad-hoc analysis requests
  • Inability to assess type of patients, resources and outcomes
  • Prior SIR reporting is quite time consuming with spreadsheets and involving several resources
  • Static reports provided no help for the doctors for answering the real life questions needed in the OR / ICU


  • Deployed QlikView to ~ 20 users across 2 functions Care Delivery Analysis: Assess statistics on morbidity rates and success across all areas of operations based on treatments to provide insight to recommended treatments
  • Financial Analysis: Develop reports and KPIs for SIR – Swedish Intensive Care Register for monthly regulation reporting
  • Rapid implementation in 7 days
  • Leveraged QlikView Server to aggregate data from Klinisoft, intensive care planning and medical journal system handling high volumes of data


  • Reduced time for SIR reporting by 99% down from a couple weeks to just a couple of minutes through an automated trigger
  • Provided BI platform for flexible analysis by physicians to analyze and explore data to get answers to ad-hoc queries
  • Improved hospital utilization through more efficient resource planning and staffing
  • Delivered a common dashboard providing a single version of the truth and instilling confidence in the organization

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