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Synergy of TDABC and Throughput Accounting…


SHS2013 poster presentation #107  “SHS2013 Clarifying OR Turnover Time Concept Graph” also see:  TA(throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)…the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare accounting Poster #107 graphically hints how TDABC and Throughput Accounting, when … Continue reading

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Getting Dr. Able out of the OR before 4pm…


narration for SHS1013 poster presentations supports  #161 “SHS2013 Clarifying OR On Time Starts” supports #107 “SHS2013 Clarifying OR Turnover Time Concept Graph” supports #113 “Resolving Resistance to OR scheduling changes; Implementing a Multi-faceted Model” also see The effects of late surgeons … Continue reading

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OR Policy Comparative Results and PreOP Congestion


See also: “SHS2013 Resolving Resistance to OR Scheduling” “SHS2013 Clarifying OR Turnover Time Concept Graph” “SHS2013 Clarifying OR On Time Starts” Many PreOp holding areas have a large variance in their usage.  To keep PreOp from being a constraint (bottleneck) for surgery (surgeons … Continue reading

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Strategy: Graphic examples of Orthopedic cases using PAs, Flipping Rooms, and Early Starts


 The necessary clinical experience and scheduling backend to implement these strategies is assumed. For comparison, two surgeons doing similar cases are used: Dr. Schlicter is flipping between two rooms which for visualization purposes are grouped together into the blue horizontal band … Continue reading

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OR scheduling concept map (concept diagram)…


A few years ago I diagrammed several concepts involved in scheduling an OR onto this graph.  The intent was to take advantage (or nullify disadvantages) of characteristics of individual surgeons and anesthetists. The interplay of these concepts and individual factors … Continue reading

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