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June 23, 2022

5 Things to Look for in Your Surgical Scheduling Communications with Patients

A lot of complexities go into successful surgical scheduling. Practice staff must verify patient pre-surgical clearance with other physicians, coordinate the best OR time against competing cases and...
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May 3, 2022

Dos and Don’ts for Successful Surgery Scheduling Communications

An efficiently run surgical practice is vital for a positive patient experience and profitability. The quality of patient scheduling is central to this, and hospitals and ASCs are investing more in...
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April 21, 2022

Assessing the Efficiency of Block Surgery Scheduling—and Financial Impact

For hospitals and ASCs, operating rooms are an important source of revenue. But if your OR is not operating at peak efficiency, that vital profitability can leak away. This is why block scheduling is...
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April 7, 2022

5 Reasons Surgeries Get Canceled

Let’s face it: if you’re running a hospital operating room or an ASC, delays and cancellations are going to happen. There may have been a scheduling error or perhaps a mix-up with surgical equipment....
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March 24, 2022

6 Ways to Avoid Surgical Scheduler Burnout

If you’re not worried about losing a valued scheduler, you should be. Less than half of surgery schedulers (48%) last more than two years in their position.
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February 16, 2022

Is Your Surgery Scheduling Process Creating Unnecessary Risk? 3 Areas to Watch

Running a hospital operating room, an ASC or any medical practice comes with a host of complex challenges. Staying on top of information management is a constant exercise in multitasking—from...
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February 3, 2022

5 Signs Your Document Management Approach for Surgery Scheduling Is Causing Revenue Loss

Whether you’re a large hospital or a small ASC team, you no doubt have suffered your share of surgery scheduling headaches. Maybe you’re overwhelmed with tedious admin work. Maybe you’re juggling...
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December 20, 2021

How to Avoid the $7100 Surgery Scheduling Mistake

Surgery scheduling is uniquely challenging – emergency cases may arise, surgeons are not always able to predict the surgeries they may need to perform, and the time required for a given surgery can...
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December 13, 2021

Choosing Surgery Scheduling Software: 4 Problems It Should Solve

If you’re responsible for running an operating room, you probably already know that you need surgery scheduling software. You’ve realized that you’re losing time and money by handling your surgery...
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December 1, 2021

Implementing Systems to Track and Measure Surgery Scheduling

Another day at the OR ended with a canceled surgery. Why? The first case didn’t start on time. Patient 2 was set up for surgery on the wrong side. Patient 3 had complications that resulted in a...