caseCTRL Blog

June 29, 2021

Surgery Scheduling: 5 Reasons Why Paper-Based Forms Do Not Work

Outpatient surgery in the U.S. is projected to grow to 144 million cases (or $1 trillion of the market) by 2023, with declining reimbursement and more administrative bureaucracy to deliver such...
June 25, 2021

CaseCTRL awarded as a winner in 2021 Alumni Napier Rice Launch Championship

CaseCTRL is excited to announce a victory at the 2021 NRLC Alumni Championship!
June 22, 2021

What is Surgical Block Utilization?

Block scheduling is a part of many operating rooms’ regular administrative business. Many surgeons work best when given predictable blocks, usually as half days or full days. This gives them the...
June 21, 2021

CaseCTRL selected as Finalist at 2021 Alumni Napier Rice Launch Challenge

CaseCTRL is honored to be selected as a Finalist in the 2021 Napier Rice Launch Challenge (NRLC) Alumni Track. The H.Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge Startup Competition is a startup...
June 7, 2021

June 10th, 2021: Join CaseCTRL at OrthoForum in New Orleans

Planning is in full swing for the upcoming OrthoForum Annual Conference and Physician Entrepreneurs Exhibit Fair! Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ashvin Dewan, will be showcasing...
June 4, 2021

5 of the Most Important Operating Room Performance Metrics

Operating room resources are the most valuable in a hospital setting. Estimates show that the cost of an operating room stands at $30 to $100 per minute. The high cost is just one reason hospitals...
May 19, 2021

6 Ways to Overcome Operating Room Planning and Scheduling Challenges

Did the pandemic highlight challenges in your operating room (OR) planning and scheduling process? Though challenges may have been magnified, they are not new. Surgery scheduling has historically...
May 3, 2021

An Overview on How to Improve Operating Room Efficiency

For healthcare practices, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), and hospitals, the operating room (OR) can be a major cost. Inefficiency increases that cost significantly while also making adverse...
April 26, 2021

Operating Room Best Practices: 4 Key Things to Remember

While the average cost of operating facilities and surgical care varies widely, research has shown it can be as much as $36 to $37 per minute. In most hospitals, surgical services account for the...
April 9, 2021

7 Ways to Improve Operating Room Utilization

For most hospitals, the operating room is like a double-edged sword. It accounts for a large portion of the operating cost, and inefficiencies in the OR can be particularly dangerous and costly....