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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 appointments,...
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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...
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December 9, 2020
Benefits of OR Scheduling Software
Ask anyone today how they manage their grocery list and, chances are, they will show you an app that keeps it all organized. It makes you wonder why a task as important as managing an operating room...
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December 2, 2020
8 Ways to Improve Operating Room Efficiency
Did you know that 35% of surgical candidates do not make it to the operating room as planned? While many barriers may prevent the surgery process from going smoothly, it is ultimately caused by...
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November 25, 2020
Efficiently Manage Your OR with Operating Theatre Scheduling Software
Could you be leaving $500k a year on the table just because of antiquated surgical scheduling processes that are siloed, laborious, and error-prone? The paper-based workflows for coordinating...
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October 30, 2020
How to Improve Surgeon Surgery Scheduling Processes
Do you know what the biggest threat to operating room efficiency is? It probably comes as no surprise to learn that squandered time from outdated or inaccurate surgery scheduling processes tops the...
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October 26, 2020
5 Surgery Scheduling Guidelines for Success
Has business as usual at your ASC or hospital been more difficult during the pandemic? For many, the inconveniences of disorderly scheduling and candidate management practices have become amplified...
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October 22, 2020
An Overview of Surgical Preference Cards
At first glance, surgical preference cards may seem to simply supply a list of preferences for instruments for a surgical procedure. But with a closer look, you find that the preference cards serve...
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October 20, 2020
7 Best Surgery Scheduling Practices
While surgery cases are primarily handled by a scheduler, it really involves everyone at your ambulatory surgery center – from the practice administrator to surgeons, to the patients you serve....
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October 8, 2020
Electronic Schedulers: The Future of Surgical Scheduling
Complex doesn’t even begin to describe the surgery scheduling process. Did you know there is a minimum of 150 data points to be analyzed by multiple stakeholders just for one surgical procedure to be...