The effective use of OR capacity relies on the ability to effectively manage:
Determining effective utilization helps address tough questions such as ....
Coratek assists clients with establishing realistic optimal utilization goals by working collaboratively with hospitals and reviewing key utilization metrics; interviewing various constituents such as surgeons, nurses, staff, anesthesiologists and/or administration; observing process and data flows, and providing recommendations for workflow & data flow design.
Achieving optimal OR capacity management can have complex implications on block time, surgeon practice patterns, service contracts, and strategic / surgeon recruitment plans. Our team is also skilled and experienced at working with hospital leadership, surgeons, anesthesiologists and OR staff to implement recommendations that improve operational efficiency, and enhance quality of care.