Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
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Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital and Operating Room Management Services
  • Comprehensive Operating Room Management Consulting Services . . .

    . . . include surgery process and system assessment, cost manage-
    ment, facility evaluation and design, surgery information and bench-
    marking analyses, operating room schedule planning and administration and interim contract management.
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  • Experience Matters.

    SMI Group brings over 60 years experience to clients coast to coast. We can successfully assist you in every phase of the surgery process, including improving relationships between staff, surgeons & referring physicians. We deliver marketable, cost-efficient programs with the latest technology and techniques.
    Missing a deadline can be costly.
  • Answers. Coast-to-Coast

    Word of our success gets around – and so do we! SMI Group is proud of it's track record, literally from coast-to-coast. Regardless of where you are in North America, let SMI Group demonstrate how we can improve your hospital operation and bottom line.
    Coast-to-Coast Solutions from SMI Group
  • Let's sit down & discuss how SMI Group can help.

    Give us a call and let's talk about your hospital and operating room issues. We'll crunch some numbers and start your plan.
    Don't put it off another day.
    Call 734-327-4000 and talk with John, Sue and Dorothy.
    Let's sit down & discuss how Surgery Management Improvement Group can help
  • Succession Planning for the Operating Room

    SMI Group provides the tools and assistance to plan the management succession for your operating room. Our process identifies key roles, management capabilities of existing staff, and cultivates qualified internal candidates to become tomorrow's perioperative leaders.
    Let's talk about your financial future

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Surgery Center Consulting - Operating Room Management- About SMI Group

SMI Group Consultant Staff

Surgery Management Improvement Systems    Sue Smith
Surgery Management Improvement Systems    Dorothy McNatt
Surgery Management Improvement Systems    John Gialanella

SUE SMITH, M.H.S.A, B.S.N., CNOR

Ms. Smith has over 25 years of healthcare and surgery program experience. This includes 15 years of managing surgical service programs in both acute hospital and ambulatory care settings. Her expertise is organization design and management development, strategic and facility planning, clinical program design, development and implementation, organization improvement, equipment and supply systems evaluation, policy and procedure development, project management and staff leadership. Ms. Smith's vast hands-on experience had a significant impact for her consulting assignments at D.J. Sullivan & Associates and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. Consulting and Services Division.

As VP Clinical Programs & Operations of the Surgery Management Improvement Group Inc. she is responsible for the Clinical Service Line -- all clinical programs and services provided by perioperative consultants. During her professional career, Ms. Smith has:

  • Led the design and implementation planning of surgical services organization, management and clinical practice, integrating and standardizing programs and processes across a five hospital system.
  • Led the design and implementation of a Surgical Patient Safety program and OR Quality Indicator Monitoring System for a large teaching hospital that had experienced several sentinel events.
  • Organized and implemented team nursing/specialty cluster and management structures to optimize staff development and improve quality of services.
  • Chaired a task force through the search, selection and implementation of an OR Information System which provided scheduling, electronic charging, management reporting, and perioperative documentation.
  • Led a task force to determine the feasibility of and then integrate the surgery scheduling functions with a hospital wide central appointment and preadmission scheduling program. Successfully transitioned a scheduling office to the provision of a "one call" service for physicians and their offices for scheduling surgical procedures/admissions/testing.
  • Collaborated with the Department of Gynecology to develop and implement one of the first successful Invitro Fertilization programs in the United States.
  • Planned, designed, and monitored construction and opening of a six room OR suite and support area addition.
  • Developed staffing patterns for the operating room based on data identifying peak volume times to assure staff availability to meet caseload demand.
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Surgery Management Improvement Group - Operating Room Scheduling Management
Operating Room Scheduling Management: Operating room planning is a complex task where numerous resources must be synchronized in order to achieve efficiency. Surgeon availability, operating team scheduling, patient related information (i.e. estimated operating time, priority and diagnosis), equipment, and support resources must all be carefully orchestrated. (learn more)
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Surgery Management Improvement Group - Anesthesiology Program Consulting
Anesthesiology Program Consulting: A well-defined, coordinated anesthesiology program is essential to a cost and operationally effective, marketable operating room. Areas of evaluation and development expertise include: Program Evaluation and Design, Anesthesiologist/CRNA/ Resident Care Team Process Evaluation, Surgeon Nursing Interrelationship, (learn more)
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Surgery Management Improvement Group - Ambulatory Surgery Center & Program Development
Ambulatory Surgery Center & Program Development: SMI Group provides hospital and surgery center consulting services that provide ambulatory surgery program development & management solutions. We help you retain & grow Ambulatory Market Share while improving expected surgery outcomes. (learn more)
Surgery Management Improvement Group - Hospital &  Operating Room Management Services
SMI Group, Inc.
P.O. BOX 7590
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-7590
734-327-4000