Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of definition.

@article{Fixler2013IdentificationAU,
  title={Identification and use of operating room efficiency indicators: the problem of definition.},
  author={Tamas Fixler and James G. Wright},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={224-6}
}
T o measure operating room (OR) performance and efficiency, hospitals need scorecards or dashboards displaying and tracking core perform ance indicators. Scorecards should be monitored on an ongoing basis and benchmarked both internally against performance over time and externally against established best practices with the intent of continuous perform ance improvement. One of the main challenges in developing a scorecard for measuring and monitoring OR performance is determining which… CONTINUE READING

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