Mark Holoska, Director of Health Systems for TeleTracking Technologies, is an expert in the perioperative space. Mark shares his insights into how Clinical Workflow Suite, and a combination of people, process and technology is an effective way to improve operational efficiency in the perioperative suite—and across a health system.
In this second part, Mark discusses the business case for Clinical Workflow Suite, which includes determining how accommodate more cases with the same amount of staff resources and OR rooms, and then how to justify the investment to do just that.
Mark also shares his thoughts on how to engage staff members, ensure they understand the benefits and prepare them to adapt Clinical Workflow Suite it into their workflows. What are some of the best ways to introduce this to the staff they're on the front lines and make sure they clearly understand the benefits of it and how it'll help make their jobs easier?
Mark Holoska is Director of Health Systems for TeleTracking Technologies. Mark began his career in perioperative services as a scrub and circulating nurse, OR Business Manager, and Surgical Services Manager—with experience working in military hospitals as a Captain in the U.S. Army, small community hospitals, and large level 1 trauma centers as a travel and staff nurse. As electronic scheduling and documentation systems became more prevalent, Mark transitioned to the technology side of healthcare, using his clinical knowledge as a workflow consultant, ORIS product manager and client success management.