February 11, 2010
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Tinderbox for Operational Planning

Brian Gregory of ORtimes.org uses Tinderbox to explore how hospitals can save money by better scheduling of operating rooms.

I had a brief, but interesting conversation with a CMO of a large hospital recently.  To his credit, he’s trying to make a dysfunctional hospital run better.  We talked about the OR, and how the hospital is effectively paying the surgeons to show up 10 minutes early to start cases.
Tinderbox for Operational Planning
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