Short-term success is no longer enough.

For solutions with lasting impact, fundamental changes within your organization are necessary. It won’t happen overnight, but sustainable growth does start when leadership acknowledges the need for expert guidance.

Surgical Directions understands your challenges. We are physicians, nursing executives, business strategists and analysts who have been in your shoes. Together, we’ll create a multidisciplinary team that has the expertise and experience to solve your most frustrating operational problems. We will work with you to ensure that going forward, you have best practices in place to support consistent growth in your market.

Surgical Directions specializes in:


OR and Procedural Services Volume and Market Share Growth – When market share begins to erode and outmigration of cases is evident, you need a diverse group of subject matter experts on your side.

Strategic Planning – Surgical Directions helps you navigate the road to a sustainable growth model as we meet measurable milestones along the way.

Population Health Tactical Applications – Surgical Directions allows hospitals to improve their population health strategy and commitment to high-quality care.

Service Line Development – Leveraging deep clinical experience and specialized expertise, Surgical Directions helps your healthcare organization build robust specialty-specific service lines.

Capacity, Facility & Manpower Planning – We help you prioritize the capital, resource and cost-containment strategies that keep your organization viable and sustainable for the short and long term.

Data Analytics – Using a proprietary web-based dashboard tool customized to your organization, Surgical Directions provides your hospital or health system with actionable data collection and analysis as it relates to location, population, services, organization size and more.

Performance Improvement

Perioperative Services – Perioperative services are the foundation of your hospital’s direct and downstream revenue model, so it’s crucial that your surgical operations are performing at their highest level.

Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA) Locations – Developing and executing resource allocation strategies is required for NORA locations that wish to remain competitive in the long term.

Central Sterile Processing – Improve the collaboration of sterile processing with your surgical and procedural teams.

Education, Policy & Procedures – An educated and informed staff is the key to providing the highest levels of efficient patient care.

Resource Utilization & Optimization – Surgical Directions is lean-certified and ready to help your hospital achieve higher margins through the efficiency of process improvements, standardized work and lean principles.

CMS Quality Indicators – If your hospital is planning for an assessment, leverage the experience and expertise of Surgical Directions to track and meet the relevant CMS quality indicators.

Supply Chain

Materials Management – Surgical Directions allows hospitals and surgeons to get the most out of their resources, improving the bottom line without compromising care.

Preference Card Standardization – Surgical Directions provides preference card standardization, pick-list optimization, cleanup and ongoing card management as a standalone service or as part of a larger operational improvement program.

Product Standardization – With Surgical Directions, your organization can reduce the number of vendor sources while leveraging our clinical experience and peer-to-peer approach to earn surgeon buy-in and compliance.

Contract Compliance and Vendor Management – Surgical Directions helps hospitals and health systems minimize risk while reducing costs through effective vendor management and contract compliance.

Reprocessing – Surgical Directions works with physicians, nurses and perioperative leadership to define their unique opportunities for leveraging reprocessed devices.

Workforce Solutions 

Labor Productivity – When you partner with Surgical Directions, we provide insightful analysis of labor requirements based on existing and projected demand by department, role and function.

Staffing Models – Surgical Directions works with your leadership and personnel to develop an agile, efficient staffing model that is right for your hospital.

Organizational Development – Our peer-to-peer conversations reveal the specific challenges that each level of personnel is faced with, and what opportunities exist to improve the hierarchy of the organization to meet the needs of the system.

Interim and Permanent Placements – Surgical Directions only connects you to candidates qualified for your specific vacancies, either on an interim or permanent basis.

Staff Competency Validation – When you work with Surgical Directions for medical staff credentialing, you ensure that existing and incoming nurses are able to provide patients with highest level of care and physicians with consistent support.

Staffing Solutions

Hospital Interim and Permanent Placement Staffing Solutions – Leverage our candidate network to efficiently place the right interim or permanent candidate in your organization.

Candidate Placements – Whether you’re looking for a permanent or interim hospital position in your area, Surgical Directions connects you to the next step in your medical career.

Are you looking to increase the efficiency of your healthcare facility?