caseCTRL Blog

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....
March 15, 2021

CaseCTRL at Founded in Texas - SXSW 2021

CaseCTRL CEO & Co-founder, Pamela Singh, is among the Texas-based female founders chosen by Project W and The Artemis Fund to present their company at 'Founded In Texas' during SXSW 2021! Founded...
March 15, 2021

CaseCTRL selected as Semi-Finalist at Venture Houston 2021

CaseCTRL is honored to be selected as a semi-finalist at Venture Houston 2021, out of 260+ applicants! Venture Houston is Houston's premier venture capital conference and pitch competition. VH2021...
March 4, 2021

What to Look for in Surgery Scheduling Apps

A 2016 estimate showed that the U.S. healthcare system loses $150 billion to missed patient clinic appointments. The same report revealed that patients miss between 5 and 30 percent of...
February 18, 2021

How to Clean Up Surgical Preference Cards

A successful surgical procedure is a chain of well-coordinated activities, personnel, and requirements that need to happen in the right place and at the right time. It's only as effective as the...
February 3, 2021

Surgery Scheduling Queues Help Hospital Reclaim Hours of Operating Room Time

An interesting study - Introducing a reserve waiting list initiative for elective general surgery at a District General Hospital by Vaki Antoniou, Olivia Burke, and Roland Fernandes - demonstrates...