How data-driven insights help anesthesia groups and hospitals work smarter, together

Monday, January 29th, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT 

Join UCHealth's Associate Chief Medical Officer Perioperative Services to gain insight on how data-driven insights optimize operating room scheduling and drive efficiency gains. 

By leveraging both technology and standardizing workflows, the UCHealth team continues to enhance coordination and efficiency between anesthesia groups and hospitals with impressive results including 63% block utilization, 78% staffed room utilization and 40% release fill rate.
Learning objectives:
  • Describe how data-driven insights can be applied to optimize surgery scheduling. 
  • Explain the impact that optimized scheduling, forecasting and coordination can have on operational efficiency.
  • Identify critical success factors for implementing data-driven solutions, including stakeholder engagement, change management and aligning technology with process improvements.




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Nathaen Weitzel, MD

Associate Chief Medical Officer Perioperative Services, University of Colorado Hospital Vice Chair of Clinical Operations and Quality, Anesthesiology