Your partner in time

Jeff Robbins, President, CEO, Founder, LiveData, Inc., comments on surgery scheduling based on real-time operational data.

When Healthcare Purchasing News hosted its first annual OR Leadership Summit in January — a fruitful and evocative event that gave operating room directors from across the country an opportunity to meet, share and learn from each other — many similarities were revealed. For instance, when asked “What keeps you up at night?” an overwhelming majority of attendees said one of their biggest worries is not having enough skilled clinicians to handle case volume. Not only is it a widespread problem but many seem to feel that it’s going to get worse over time.