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

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Surgery Center Consulting - Operating Room Management- About SMI Group

SMI Group Consultant Staff

Surgery Management Improvement Systems    Sue Smith
Surgery Management Improvement Systems    Dorothy McNatt
Surgery Management Improvement Systems    John Gialanella

DOROTHY MCNATT, B.S., CNOR

Dorothy McNatt, is the Vice President who directs Implementation & Interim Management at the Surgery Management Improvement Group Inc. Her prior consulting experience has been with D.J. Sullivan & Associates Inc. and with Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. Consulting and Services Division. During her 30 year healthcare career, Ms. McNatt has held various key surgical management positions. Her experience is diverse and includes operating room nursing experience with a strong materials (central supply and processing) management and inventory focus. During her professional career, Ms. McNatt has:

  • Prepared and implemented a strategic plan for increasing the caseload within the surgical services division of a network of hospitals.
  • Developed and instituted criteria-based job descriptions for all Surgical Service staff including competency standards for nursing personnel.
  • Effected surgical volume increases of 53% and 68% at a pair of Midwest clients through physician recruitment, purchase and promotion of leading edge technology, and marketing of new services.
  • Implemented surgical case cart systems that decreases inventory expense and improved OR staff efficiency.
  • Negotiated supply contracts and consignments significantly reducing supply expense.
  • Developed and implemented cost accounting and surgery scheduling systems.
  • Selected and implemented a computerized scheduling and inventory system which included procedure specific surgeon preference lists; trained staff members in its use.
  • Prepared initial drafts of a C.O.N. for construction of a new Surgical Pavilion. Worked with architects on design and acted as clinical liaison with the construction manager.
  • Designed and supervised construction of a ten station Surgical Day Care unit and sixth OR. Collaborated with architects and construction manager for two C-birth ORs.
  • Prepared financial analysis of the facility, capital equipment, instrumentation and historical budget data to assist with an acquisition project of a neighboring hospital.
  • Initiated a regional basic OR orientated and training program for Registered Nurses; created and developed curriculum and functioned as the instructor.
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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)
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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)
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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