October 21, 2015

The Cost of Taking Reservations

Why hospital leadership should eat out more often. During college I worked at a hip local restaurant.  A staff pet

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October 15, 2015

Excel is Dead. Long live Excel!

How I learned to stop worrying and love the spreadsheet. Excel is a wonderful tool for quickly modeling business and

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October 6, 2015

The Electric GOMER Block Utilization Policy

The House of God”, Hospital Analytics & Strategy. Samuel Shems’ 1978 book “The House of God” is a cynical semi-autobiographical

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September 22, 2015

The Importance of Reporting Variation in Hospital Data

Calling attention to the neglected stepchild of hospital analytics. Hospital metrics typically present averages front and center.  Average length of

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