Blog categorized as OR Efficiency

OR Traffic and its Impact on Surgical Site Infections

Brief Summary

All eligible patients who will have neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 will be enrolled as part of this study that will look at the flow of staff people in and out of the operating room during surgeries and the effect that the...

03.08.21 04:51 AM - Comment(s)
Operating Room Supply Costs in Orthopaedic Trauma: Cost Containment Opportunities

Summary: In the current health care environment, cost containment is more important than ever. Most physicians currently are unaware of the cost of operating room supplies. A large amount of waste occurs secondary to lack of knowledge and absence of physician incentives for cost savin...

03.08.21 04:28 AM - Comment(s)
Separating Sales from Service

Hospital CEO David Hefner came up with the idea about a decade ago for a partnership between an academic medical center and a medical device manufacturer that could enhance access to the latest technology, improve outcomes for patients and lower the hospital's overall costs.

The biggest problem ...

03.08.21 04:23 AM - Comment(s)