Insight brief

Time is money: The impact of case duration inaccuracies on surgical departments.

In OR scheduling, accurate case duration is critical to successful planning. However, this is often easier said than done when organizations are not equipped with the robust terminology and standardized codes needed to fully capture the required time for each operation.

Indeed, seemingly minor issues, like not specifying “open” or “laparoscopic,” can result in inadequate time to operate or inaccurate room setup. When added up, these types of errors can impact the entire OR schedule and can hurt your organization’s bottom line.

Download the insight brief for a closer look at:

  • How simplified clinical documentation workflows can impact both schedulers and OR staff
  • The level of specificity required for accurate case duration
  • The financial ripple effects of poor OR scheduling

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