The end of OR underutilization: How the University of Kansas Health System maximized OR efficiency

Monday, January 30th, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 

Surgical block utilization is critical for health systems to maximize operating room efficiency and generate revenue. But integrating new approaches to block management can be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be.

In this session, learn how The University of Kanas Health System in Kansas City implemented a new block management system and achieved impressive results in less than one year.

Learn how TUKHS achieved: 
  • An 11 percent increase in block utilization
  • A 3 percent increase in prime-time utilization
  • 98 percent more manual releases/transfers of time before the auto-release deadlines


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Megan Eubanks, MBA

Senior Director of Business Operations, Perioperative and Procedural Services | The University of Kansas Health System

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Ashley Walsh, MHA

VP of Client Services - Operating Rooms & Inpatient Beds | LeanTaaS