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Anesthesiology Continuing Education (ACE) Program

SKU: 30702-14CE

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Operations Research for Surgical Services

Analytical Methods for Operating Room and Anesthesia Group Management


Thursday, February 19, 2015 to Sunday, February 22, 2015


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


The purpose of the 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

Contact Information:

Name: Franklin Dexter
Dept / Institution: Division of Management Consulting
Address (Line 1): Department of Anesthesia
Address (Line 2): 200 Hawkins Dr, 6JCP
Suite / Mail Stop: Iowa
City: Iowa City
State: New York
Country: United States of America
Zip: 52242
Telephone: +1 (319) 621-6360
Fax: +1 (603) 947-1304
E-Mail: franklin-dexter@uiowa.edu
Website: http://www.FranklinDexter.net/education.htm