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Table 2 Chapter Topics and Number of Scenarios in Each Chapter

From: Event-based knowledge elicitation of operating room management decision-making using scenarios adapted from information systems data

Chapter Scenarios Title
1 3 Definitions - Service and Staffing
2 1 Definitions - Elective, Emergent, and Urgent
3 1 Definitions - Allocated OR Time
4 1 Definitions - Case Duration & Turnover Time
5 4 Definitions - OR Efficiency
6 1 Definition - Labor Productivity
7 2 Allocated OR Time versus Block Time
8 1 Definitions - Service and Allocated OR Time
9 4 Allocations to Maximize OR Efficiency
10 1 Allocating OR Time Based on Qualitative Data
11 2 Allocating OR Time to the OTHER Service
12 1 Estimating Total Under-utilized OR Time
13 1 Budgeting Based on Estimated Staffing Costs
14 5 Releasing OR Time Based on OR Efficiency
15 1 Scheduled Delays between Cases
16 6 Scheduling Cases to Maximize OR Efficiency
17 2 Moving Cases on the Day of Surgery
18 6 Day of Surgery Decisions
19 2 Sequencing Urgent Cases
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  1. Choosing staffing is synonymous with calculating optimal allocation of operating room (OR) time based on minimizing the expected inefficiency of use of OR time [1].