Archive August 2010 XI, No. 8

Business Advisor

Compress Your Schedule to Maximize Efficiency

Ann Geier, RN, MS, CNOR, CASC


Forget all you've heard about the traditional time-based block model that governs most ORs. Let's consider how a case-based, vertical model that compresses your surgical schedule could maximize your use of supplies, equipment and manpower in a single workday.

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