Ruth E Wachtel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Training rotations at hospitals as a recruitment tool for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    AANA J 80:S45-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of operating room allocations to optimize scheduling of specialty rotations for anesthesia trainees
    Franklin Dexter
    Operations Research, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:520-4. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Control chart monitoring of the numbers of cases waiting when anesthesiologists do not bring in members of call team
    Johannes Ledolter
    Department of Management Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:196-203. 2010
  4. pmc Event-based knowledge elicitation of operating room management decision-making using scenarios adapted from information systems data
    Franklin Dexter
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:2. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Monitoring changes in individual surgeon's workloads using anesthesia data
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 6JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Can J Anaesth 59:571-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Determinants, associations, and psychometric properties of resident assessments of anesthesiologist operating room supervision
    Bradley J Hindman
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1342-51. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Strategies for net cost reductions with the expanded role and expertise of anesthesiologists in the perioperative surgical home
    Franklin Dexter
    From the Department of Anesthesia, Division of Management Consulting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Anesth Analg 118:1062-71. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Difficulties and challenges associated with literature searches in operating room management, complete with recommendations
    Ruth E Wachtel
    From the Department of Anesthesia and Division of Management Consulting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Anesth Analg 117:1460-79. 2013
  9. doi request reprint National incidence of use of monitored anesthesia care
    Emine O Bayman
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Anesthesia 6JCP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:165-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Estimate of the relative risk of succinylcholine for triggering malignant hyperthermia
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, 6JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:118-22. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Training rotations at hospitals as a recruitment tool for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    AANA J 80:S45-8. 2012
    ..The university sponsoring the training program did not retain an advantage, however, in hiring its own graduates. Because this case study provided valuable insights, other programs should consider performing similar analyses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Analysis of operating room allocations to optimize scheduling of specialty rotations for anesthesia trainees
    Franklin Dexter
    Operations Research, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:520-4. 2010
    ..We describe a method to create hybrid rotations of two specialties (e.g., cardiac and vascular surgery), thereby reducing the numbers of days that trainees are "pulled" from their scheduled rotations...
  3. doi request reprint Control chart monitoring of the numbers of cases waiting when anesthesiologists do not bring in members of call team
    Johannes Ledolter
    Department of Management Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:196-203. 2010
    ..Queuing occurs even if managers have selected an appropriate number of ORs to be run during evenings and weekends (i.e., the number of cases [jobs] exceeds the number of ORs [identical machines] that are actually run)...
  4. pmc Event-based knowledge elicitation of operating room management decision-making using scenarios adapted from information systems data
    Franklin Dexter
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:2. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Monitoring changes in individual surgeon's workloads using anesthesia data
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive, 6JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Can J Anaesth 59:571-7. 2012
    ..We investigated whether changes in the number of cases performed by surgeons can be used as an appropriate surrogate for anesthesia departments' billed units...
  6. doi request reprint Determinants, associations, and psychometric properties of resident assessments of anesthesiologist operating room supervision
    Bradley J Hindman
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Newton Road, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:1342-51. 2013
    ..Finally, we characterized the psychometric properties of the de Oliveira Filho etal. question set in an United States anesthesia residency program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Strategies for net cost reductions with the expanded role and expertise of anesthesiologists in the perioperative surgical home
    Franklin Dexter
    From the Department of Anesthesia, Division of Management Consulting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Anesth Analg 118:1062-71. 2014
    ..These are to reduce cancellations, operating room times, and/or hospital postoperative lengths of stay. ..
  8. doi request reprint Difficulties and challenges associated with literature searches in operating room management, complete with recommendations
    Ruth E Wachtel
    From the Department of Anesthesia and Division of Management Consulting, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
    Anesth Analg 117:1460-79. 2013
    ..The materials are presented broadly enough that the reader can extrapolate the findings to other areas of clinical and management issues in anesthesiology. ..
  9. doi request reprint National incidence of use of monitored anesthesia care
    Emine O Bayman
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Anesthesia 6JCP, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:165-9. 2011
    ..Some of this care may be at risk for substitution by other providers or by reductions in reimbursement...
  10. doi request reprint Estimate of the relative risk of succinylcholine for triggering malignant hyperthermia
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Dr, 6JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 116:118-22. 2013
    ..We determine the magnitude of the relative risk of the administration of succinylcholine for triggering MH...
  11. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of desflurane and propofol average times and variability in times to extubation and following commands
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Can J Anaesth 58:714-24. 2011
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to compare the operating room recovery time of desflurane with that of propofol...
  12. ncbi request reprint Review article: review of behavioral operations experimental studies of newsvendor problems for operating room management
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1698-710. 2010
    ..Results suggest that only the use of computerized decision-support systems can effectively circumvent these biases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Scheduling for anesthesia at geographic locations remote from the operating room
    Franklin Dexter
    aDivision of Management Consulting bDepartment of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 27:426-30. 2014
    ..This review discusses how to schedule procedures at remote locations to maximize anesthesia productivity (see Video, Supplemental Digital Content 1, http://links.lww.com/COAN/A35)...
  14. doi request reprint Use of state discharge abstract data to identify hospitals performing similar types of operative procedures
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 110:1146-54. 2010
    ..A hospital or anesthesia or surgical group that is making decisions to expand its practice benefits from knowledge of the types of surgical procedures performed at other hospitals...
  15. doi request reprint Growth rates in pediatric diagnostic imaging and sedation
    Ruth E Wachtel
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1616-21. 2009
    ..Workload has increased greatly over the past decade for anesthesia providers administering general anesthesia and/or sedation for pediatric diagnostic imaging...
  16. doi request reprint Case scheduling preferences of one Surgeon's cataract surgery patients
    Franklin Dexter
    Division of Management Consulting, Department of Anesthesia, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:579-82. 2009
    ..Yet, little is known of the importance that patients place on scheduling convenience and flexibility...