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Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit



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Self-Education and Evaluation (SEE) Program

SKU: 30701-14CE

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Single Copies, Member Price: $360

Operations Research for Surgical Services

Thursday, September 18, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014

Iowa City, Iowa
United States of America
Hampton Inn, Coralville

PURPOSE OF COURSE is to teach participants how to apply principles of operations research to solve problems in the operating room and perioperative environment: - Monitoring operational and financial performance of surgical suites and anesthesia groups ("descriptive analytics"), - Forecasting case durations, time remaining in cases, use of staffed OR time ("predictive analytics"), - Applying principles of operations research to make common decisions, such as staffing levels, block time planning, case scheduling and assignment, financial management, and strategic planning ("prescriptive analytics"), - Identifying in-house expertise to aid in problem-solving and determining whether outside consultants are needed, - Evaluating current decision-support systems.

Sponsored by: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Contact Information:

Name: Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD
Dept / Institution: Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa
Address (Line 1): 200 Hawkins Drive
Address (Line 2):
Suite / Mail Stop:
City: Iowa City
State: Iowa
Country: United States of America
Zip: 52242
Telephone: 319-621-6360
Fax: 603-947-1304
E-Mail: franklin-dexter@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.franklindexter.net