Archive March 2013 XIV, No. 3

5 Keys to More Efficient Arthroscopy

A surgeon and an anesthesiologist share how they keep their facility moving and score high on patient satisfaction.

Narenda Parson, MD; and Scott Fischer, MD

efficient arthroscopy service CHANGE IT UP With a scheduling framework in place that dictates procedure types and patient statuses, there's still the flexibility to mix up knees and shoulders.

An efficient arthroscopy service needs a top-quality staff that's focused on efficiency and friendly service, but it starts with your approaches to scheduling, OR operations, anesthesia and discharge. Here are our strategies for a facility that runs like clockwork, and for patients who go home comfortable and happy.

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