Operating Room Inefficiencies and Costs – A White Paper Summarizing ExplORer’s Findings
By Dr. Alex Langerman and CEO Jennifer Fried.
Hospital and healthcare systems are under increasing pressure to reduce costs due to declining reimbursement, new payment systems such as accountable care organizations, and the increase in high- copayment insurance plans resulting in comparison shopping by patients. Bundling of payments by Medicare and private insurers as well as performance based pay as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have stimulated a push for efficient, high- quality quality care (1) and have led hospitals to employ strategies of cost reduction in order to maintain their balance sheets (2).
To learn more about ExplORer’s research and findings about the leading drivers of OR inefficiencies and cost, as well as how the ExplORer solution can be utilized as an intra-operative platform, download White Paper_June 2016.