Weekend operating room on call staffing requirements.

  title={Weekend operating room on call staffing requirements.},
  author={Franklin Dexter and Liam O'Neill},
  journal={AORN journal},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={664-5, 668-71}
This article describes a statistical method used to determine the minimum number of OR teams that should be on call for urgent procedures, in-house versus on standby from home, to minimize labor costs. The OR manager obtains the number of ORs staffed at each hour of the 24-hour period of interest (e.g., 7 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday) from the surgical suite… CONTINUE READING