Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
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Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
  • Comprehensive Operating Room Management Consulting Services . . .

    . . . include surgery process and system assessment, cost manage-
    ment, facility evaluation and design, surgery information and bench-
    marking analyses, operating room schedule planning and administration and interim contract management.
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  • Experience Matters.

    SMI Group brings over 60 years experience to clients coast to coast. We can successfully assist you in every phase of the surgery process, including improving relationships between staff, surgeons & referring physicians. We deliver marketable, cost-efficient programs with the latest technology and techniques.
    Missing a deadline can be costly.
  • Answers. Coast-to-Coast

    Word of our success gets around – and so do we! SMI Group is proud of it's track record, literally from coast-to-coast. Regardless of where you are in North America, let SMI Group demonstrate how we can improve your hospital operation and bottom line.
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  • Let's sit down & discuss how SMI Group can help.

    Give us a call and let's talk about your hospital and operating room issues. We'll crunch some numbers and start your plan.
    Don't put it off another day.
    Call 734-327-4000 and talk with John, Sue and Dorothy.
    Let's sit down & discuss how Surgery Management Improvement Group can help
  • Succession Planning for the Operating Room

    SMI Group provides the tools and assistance to plan the management succession for your operating room. Our process identifies key roles, management capabilities of existing staff, and cultivates qualified internal candidates to become tomorrow's perioperative leaders.
    Let's talk about your financial future

SMI Group - Case Studies

SMI Group - Case Studies

Surgical Business Success Stories from SMI Group

Surgery Management Improvement Group brings over 20 years experience at over 2,500 customer sites. As a result we can successfully assist you in every phase of the surgery process, including improving relationships between hospital staff and surgeons and referring physicians, and offering marketable, cost-efficient programs with the latest medicine, technology, and techniques.

SMI Group - Case Studies

Volumes Increased by 5.1% in Eight Months for suburban Chicago client:

The assessment conducted at this medical center revealed the opportunity to increase market share by 17% by strategically positioning the surgery program within targeted services, expanding the geographical region of its targeted patient population, developing the ambulatory surgery program, and improving operational effectiveness.

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Medical Center Achieves $2.5 Million Financial Benefit in First Year

Based on benchmark comparisons, excessive case times and labor/materials costs were identified at this midwest academic medical center, comprised of two non-university teaching hospitals. In addition, significant potential for increasing the medical center's surgical market penetration with focused direction was identified.

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Improving Surgery Program Operational Effectiveness for New Orleans Medical Center

As part of a consulting engagement focused on surgery program operational effectiveness, SMI Group's consultant assisted this New Orleans hospital in identifying and implementing nearly $1.4 million in savings related to sterile processing and materials management.

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Sterile Processing at Four Facilities

Surgery Management Improvement Group Inc. consultants initially responded to these four hospitals' needs to improve central sterile processing operations to meet clinical and regulatory standards by reviewing their current programs and processes. This included an evaluation of instrument processing workflow, quality and performance monitoring, program design, policies and procedures, and central processing staffing. A review of the facility was also conducted to determine constraints to process improvement and service standards and the ability to accommodate current and emerging technology and work processes.

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Nebraska Medical Center Case Study

Project efforts included an analysis of opportunities for improvement at this hospital, development of detailed recommendations, assistance with the implementation of change via consultant facilitation of design teams (for scheduling, organization, governance, and patient flow), provision of interim management following the departure of the surgery director, assistance in the evaluation of a permanent director and mentoring of the newly hired manager.

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Seven Hospitals (NY, IL, TN, SC, IN, ME, MD) Case Study

Project efforts at these seven facilities included analyses of opportunities for improvement with the respective perioperative programs, enhanced utilization of anesthesia providers, development of detailed recommendations, and assistance with the implementation of change via consultant facilitation of design teams (for scheduling, organization, governance, and patient flow).

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Washington DC Hospital Case Study

SMI Group completed an assessment for this 14 room perioperative services department to identify needed operational improvements.

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Rhode Island Hospital Case Study

Affecting this 700 bed Level I Trauma Center for southeast New England and a major teaching hospital for a University Medical School, State legislation enacted in 2008 restricting mandatory overtime for nurses added a new dimension to the staffing challenges experienced by the Hospital's busy surgery program.

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Eye and Ear Specialty Hospital Case Study

Functioning at capacity in an extremely outdated OR suite, the hospital requested the Surgery Management Improvement Group, Inc. to facilitate a multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses to develop a vision and operational facility plan for the operating room program of the future that would ensure clinicians have the space, resources, and operational efficiencies to meet the anticipated needs of surgery patients and successfully compete in the greater Boston healthcare market.

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SERVICES "SNAPSHOT"
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Operating Room Scheduling Management
Operating Room Scheduling Management: Operating room planning is a complex task where numerous resources must be synchronized in order to achieve efficiency. Surgeon availability, operating team scheduling, patient related information (i.e. estimated operating time, priority and diagnosis), equipment, and support resources must all be carefully orchestrated. (learn more)
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital &  Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Anesthesiology Program Consulting
Anesthesiology Program Consulting: A well-defined, coordinated anesthesiology program is essential to a cost and operationally effective, marketable operating room. Areas of evaluation and development expertise include: Program Evaluation and Design, Anesthesiologist/CRNA/ Resident Care Team Process Evaluation, Surgeon Nursing Interrelationship, (learn more)
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital &  Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Ambulatory Surgery Center & Program Development
Ambulatory Surgery Center & Program Development: SMI Group provides hospital and surgery center consulting services that provide ambulatory surgery program development & management solutions. We help you retain & grow Ambulatory Market Share while improving expected surgery outcomes. (learn more)
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital &  Operating Room Management Services
SMI Group, Inc.
P.O. BOX 7590
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-7590
734-327-4000