The Ties That Bind: Untangling the Linkage Between Clinics & Infusion
Date & Time
Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Obehi Ukpebor

In the world of oncology, matching patient demand to supply can be a challenging task, particularly in the infusion and clinic scheduling process. This complex process involves coordinating not only the infusion and clinic schedules but also other interconnected departments such as lab and radiology. By using historical demand patterns and coupled appointment arrival times, healthcare providers can improve their scheduling strategies to ensure patients receive timely and efficient care.

The key to successfully matching patient demand to supply is to optimize the scheduling process. This involves utilizing data analytics tools to identify patterns and trends in patient arrivals and applying these insights to develop scheduling guidelines. By implementing these guidelines and closely monitoring their effectiveness, healthcare providers can ensure a more predictable flow of patients and optimize the utilization of resources such as chairs and nursing staff. With the help of technology and data-driven insights, healthcare providers can improve patient satisfaction and outcomes while maximizing operational efficiency.

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