Comparing clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups.

  title={Comparing clinical productivity of anesthesiology groups.},
  author={Amr E. Abouleish and Donald S. Prough and Charles W. Whitten and Mark H. Zornow and Asa Lockhart and Lydia A Conlay and James J Abate},
  volume={97 3},
BACKGROUND Intergroup comparisons of clinical productivity are important for strategic planning and evaluation of clinical and business operations. However, in a preliminary study, comparisons of two anesthesiology groups using "per full-time equivalent" measurements were confounded by different concurrencies or staffing ratios, whereas measurements based on "per operating room (OR) site," "per case," and "billed American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) units per hour of care" permitted… CONTINUE READING