‘Create a team' to balance volume and quality patient care
7 monthes ago - By Healio
ORLANDO - Building a team and maximizing efficiency by being a leader and a participant on that team are ways to enhance patient care and effectively manage time during surgery, said a presenter at Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is.
“Efficiency can lead to speed, but speed absolutely will not lead to efficiency,” Michael D. Patterson, DO, told colleagues.
Patterson, who practices in rural Tennessee, added that being a fully contributing member of the team allows his practice to run efficiently.
“Learn to help your staff. Help your staff turn over the room. There's
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