The Surgicalist Method: Better workflow, better care, better bottom line

Written by Mit Desai, MD FACS, Principal and CEO, The Surgicalist Group | August 25, 2015 | Published online by Becker’s Hospital Review

The necessity of adopting new delivery models that improve patient care while increasing patient throughput, is felt from the top down.

Before adopting a new model, however, the importance of offering evidence of the model’s success is paramount. One such model which is gaining traction establishes a new way to execute ED surgical staffing, promising better departmental workflow, better patient care, and a better bottom line for hospitals in response to the growing demands placed on hospital administrators. Furthermore, over the last eight years of instituting the surgicalist model in hospitals across the nation, hospitals have collected enough data to show that this particular delivery method has grounds to last.

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