O.R. efficiency Optimize throughput, turnover times and case volume

Operating rooms that are inefficient and underperforming lead to mismanaged resources and staff. With increased pressure to decrease costs, the operating room is one area to find savings. Optimizing efficiency and workflow in the operating room is crucial to maximizing functionality and profitability in one of the most expensive areas of the hospital.

Performance Solutions has expertise and capabilities in LEAN, Just in Time (pull), flow, leveling, standardized work for workflow design and 5S methodology principles to help improve operating room efficiency.

Our experience, knowledge and credentials are leveraged when we help guide our customers to achieve the best results and outcomes in other program offerings.

$62/min

Operating rooms are one of the most costly areas of a hospital (approximately $62/min, range $22-133/min)1

40-60%

Non-labor costs in an operating room can be 40-60% of overall costs2

Sources:

  1. http://shippertmedical.com/UserFiles/File/Time-saving.pdf
  2. Jeff Peters, President and CEO of Surgical Directions in article by Molly Gamble for Becker Hospital Review; 1/18/2013.