What We Offer

From strategic planning to interim staffing, Surgical Directions offers services to meet virtually any health care provider’s performance needs.


From growth planning to advanced analytics, we help our clients chart their future course.

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.

Service Line Development
Leveraging deep clinical experience and specialized expertise, Surgical Directions helps your health care 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

Transform your OR’s into high-performance machines with the help of our tools, techniques, and clinical experience.

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.

Centrile 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

Preference cards and materials management no longer need to be sources of pain.

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.

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

Performance Improvement Workshops

Uncover your potential benefits from Central Sterile or Preference Card improvements with our easy, hands-on workshops!

Central Sterile Processing Improvement Programs
There is no reason any hospital should have to live with poorly maintained equipment, missing instruments or insufficient quality standards. Our Surgical Directions consultants will provide your CSPD with strategic goals to better meet OR demands and help establish a cohesive relationship between the departments to guide your CSPD to success.

Preference Card Workshop
According to one survey, 80% of surgeons and over 70% of perioperative nurses are dissatisfied with the accuracy of their preference cards. It doesn’t have to be this way! Surgical Directions can help you overcome and avoid common preference card issues and quickly identify the main challenges causing your problem in this half-day workshop.

Interim Staffing

Don’t delay filling key OR roles! Check out our interim staffing solutions.

Hospital Staffing Solutions
When it comes to hospital and health system staffing solutions, Surgical Directions does not subscribe to a one-size-fits-all philosophy. Our team of highly trained staffing experts works with both hospitals and candidates to match personnel needs with our pre-screened talent pool.

Candidate Placements
Share your skills, experience and geographic interest with the Surgical Directions healthcare placement team, and we’ll introduce you to the hospitals and health systems that can help you reach your career goals either as an interim or permanent position candidate.