surgical staffing

Rich Miller | Aug 15, 2018

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"It's About People" - by Rich Miller

As one Health System CEO reminded me recently, “Healthcare is ultimately about people.” This seems obvious, but the context of his comment was not centered on the patients...

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Rich Miller | Aug 12, 2018

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Re-defining Productivity in Surgical Services

Many Health Systems still define the performance of their surgical services based on measures of volume. Yet most volume- and effort-based metrics miss important factors...

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Jennifer Michelle | Aug 9, 2018

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Better Surgical Staffing with Historical Data

 Surgical staffing is typically determined by precedent or habit, rarely by what the data actually indicate. While this approach will keep your operating room plugging...

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Jennifer Michelle | Jul 18, 2018

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Coordinate Surgical Schedules Across Provider Types

Surgical staff work as a team, yet schedules of different provider types are often kept entirely separate. Originally, this was due to the tools involved - manual...

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Jennifer Michelle | Jul 18, 2018

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3 Unexpected Surgical (Scheduling) Time Wasters

Staying on time in the operating room is critical to every surgical practice. Whether an outpatient facility or a hospital department, keeping things running smoothly in...

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