April 1, 2011

Turnover? Focus on everything else

By: Pat Patterson
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If your OR wants to improve on-time first-case starts and turnover time—focus on everything else. That's the advice of Integris Southwest Medical Center in Oklahoma City, recently recognized as a "leading performer" for OR first-case on-time starts by VHA, Inc. Its strong performance is the outgrowth of a 4-year focus on Lean management, plus a locally developed surgical logistics system.

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