About
Today, perioperative leaders face the challenge of improving access while simultaneously driving growth and balancing competing priorities from multiple stakeholders. The current process is highly manual and relies on the heroic efforts of OR teams to ensure that all these stakeholders are meshing seamlessly.
It’s time for a new approach!

Join us to hear why Tammy Jones, PhD, RN, NE-BC, Chief Perioperative Officer of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is prioritizing new innovations in automation and artificial intelligence to address perennial challenges of access, block management, and utilization in the OR.
When
Wed, Sep 15, 2021 · 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -4:00)
WEBINAR ENDED
Agenda
  • Describe ways to increase available OR time by identifying and incentivizing release of anticipated unused blocks.
  • Explain how to strategically grow case volume that offers optimal OR times to high-value surgeons.
  • Discuss ways to unburden OR teams and automate the back and forth manual work for schedulers and coordinators.
Presenters
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Tammy Jones, PhD, RN, NE-BC
Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Perioperative Officer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Tammy Jones, PhD, RN, NE-BC, is the Associate Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Perioperative Officer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Tammy received her doctoral degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Jones has 27 years of health care experience in a variety of specialties and leadership capacities. In her current role in the only Level 1 Trauma Center and academic medical center in the state of Arkansas, she has clinical, operational and financial responsibility for 28 operating rooms, the endoscopy lab, anesthesia evaluation center, procedural scheduling, system-wide sterile processing/high-level disinfection and all other perioperative care areas.
During her tenure as Chief Perioperative Services Officer, institutional goals for efficiency, utilization, clinical and financial outcomes have been realized through harnessing automated, data driven strategies and innovative approaches that drive performance of all members of the surgical team. Dr. Jones is committed to transparency of data and information sharing among all perioperative stakeholders and believes this is necessary to achieve full partnerships and shared-decision making among surgeons, anesthesia providers and every member of the perioperative team. She is passionate about ensuring the delivery of patient-centered care where this philosophy drives every decision made and action taken by the team
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David Atashroo, MD
Director, Perioperative Solution, Qventus
Atashroo is the Managing Director of our Perioperative Business at Qventus where he has led the design and development of the new Qventus Perioperative Solution in addition to other product and clinical operations roles at the company. He holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia and trained in plastic surgery at the University of Kentucky before completing his postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition to his role at Qventus, Dr. Atashroo continues his clinical practice at the University of California-San Francisco.
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Anthony Moorman
Director, Solution Marketing, Qventus
Anthony is the Director of Solution Marketing at Qventus and has also co-led the design and development of the new Qventus Perioperative Solution. Throughout his career, Anthony has focused on helping hospitals and health systems design growth and competitive strategies, and he has previously held healthcare advisory roles in organizations including GE Healthcare and the Chartis Group.
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Sharon Van Wicklin, PhD, RN, CNOR, CRNFA(E), CPSN-R, PLNC, FAAN, ISPAN-F
Moderator