SpecialtyCare Adds Powerful Operating Room Management and Analytics Solution with Introduction of OptimizeOR™

By October 2, 2017


  • Increase OR case volume and related revenue while lowering cost
  • Optimize OR scheduling, staff efficiency, and supply utilization
  • Improve patient and surgeon satisfaction

Nashville, TN – October 2, 2017 – SpecialtyCare®, the leading provider of outsourced clinical services for operating rooms, announced today the launch of SpecialtyCare OptimizeOR™, a user-friendly decision support and analytics system that will help hospitals improve efficiency in perioperative performance. OptimizeOR is a data-driven Software as a Service (SaaS) application that enables perioperative leaders to optimize their staff and OR utilization as well as standardize supplies and implant use across surgeons. OptimizeOR has an intuitive interface developed with OR leaders’ needs in mind, helping them increase efficiency in the OR and buttress surgeon productivity and satisfaction. Users have access to key performance measures and can easily manipulate powerful analytics to produce presentation-ready materials specifically designed to drive and represent financial and clinical improvement.

SpecialtyCare CEO Sam Weinstein, MD, MBA, said, “High-performing operating rooms are essential for hospital success in today’s value-based healthcare environment. To continue to improve outcomes and lower readmission rates, OR leaders must have access to data that can uncover opportunities to maximize efficiency. This product is a natural extension of SpecialtyCare’s commitment to equip our customers with the resources required to provide the highest quality of patient care at the most responsible cost.”

OptimizeOR is powered by Syus, the industry-standard perioperative analytics tool, and by AORN Syntegrity®. SpecialtyCare selected Syus after reviewing several other products and witnessing the results firsthand.

“We are delighted to have been selected by SpecialtyCare to power OptimizeOR,” said Kevin O’Hara, CEO of Syus. “SpecialtyCare is a leader in bringing efficiency and improved outcomes to the OR and we are proud to be able to further those efforts.”

OptimizeOR has access to the nearly 4 million surgical cases in the Syus database. Using that data alongside SCOPE, the SpecialtyCare Operative Procedural Registry®, the largest allied health database of its kind, will give SpecialtyCare customers an unmatched ability to determine benchmarks, implement best practices, and compare performance for improved medical and economic outcomes.


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About SpecialtyCare

Over 13,500 physicians in more than 1,000 hospitals trust SpecialtyCare to help them achieve exceptional care outcomes, regulatory compliance, and financial results. With nearly 2,000 associates supporting almost 400,000 procedures annually, we maintain SCOPE, the SpecialtyCare Operative Procedural Registry®, which is used to define standards, determine benchmarks, establish best practices, foster innovation, and identify opportunities to reduce clinical variation that result in improved patient outcomes, increased efficiencies, and minimized costs. We are accredited and certified by The Joint Commission. By developing expertise beyond industry requirements, our customers can be certain they have the best partner for clinical excellence in perfusion, ECMO, autotransfusion, patient blood management, intraoperative neuromonitoring, deep brain stimulation, surgical assist, minimally invasive surgical support, and sterile processing consulting.