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Anesthesiology Continuing Education (ACE) Program

SKU: 30702-14CE

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Single Copies, Member Price: $360

Operations Research for Surgical Services

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


Location:
Iowa City, Iowa
United States of America
At:
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