Niraja Rajan, MD: Impact of Equipment on OR Efficiency Mike Walsh, MD: History and Physicals: New Rules and Optimization
Ambulatory surgery prides itself on being efficient and uses this to its advantage in providing quality care at low prices. Developing efficiencies around processes and staffing are critical to do this. This panel will discuss ways to optimize staffing and equipment on a daily basis for a diversity of cases. The panel will also address the new CMS regulations regarding history and physicals and how to maximize the process.
Locate potential equipment related bottlenecks and conflicts on an OR schedule and strategically plan equipment needs for high volume days
Upon completion, participant will be able to describe recent regulatory changes affecting ambulatory surgery and implement strategies to adapt and maintain quality and safety.