Tag Archives: COO

Protected: MIT news: “flexibility in resources drastically improves wait times”


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


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Protected: the art of flipping rooms…


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FTE, utilization, and cost accounting … when PUNs equal CUEs


also see: Graph of CRNA usage for optimized Surgeon Schedule also see: TA(throughput accounting) and TDABC (time driven activity based costing)….the fabric, the ‘warp and woof’ of healthcare — Cost accounting (whether standard costing or TDABC) is based on the concept … Continue reading

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Protected: labor analysis of CRNA from collectible time data…


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Protected: Fiscally responsible OR expansion…


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Protected: the fungible anesthetist…


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Graphs of Actual and Optimized Surgical Schedule


Warning! Not for the graphically challenged. In reference to the graphs I posted on January 14, 2010, I’ve added several graphs with detailed information. The first graph is of the actual room schedule (non-optimized) before optimizing it by a better … Continue reading

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Do you know where your CRNAs are?


<click on graph to enlarge in separate window>  [Note that the scale for the upper and lower graphs are different] I mentioned in the prior post that my client had wanted an analysis of how well they were using their … Continue reading

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Wasting surgeons’ time? One hospital– $27 Million opportunity Loss per Year from scheduling


click here:  3 Graphs of Actual and Optimized Surgical Schedule « ORTimes – Healthcare Systems Engineering Analysis The above chart was derived from data from a client who wanted to know if they were using their CRNAs efficiently. (we’ll show that … Continue reading

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