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Getting started with new Capacity analysis in Gooroo Planner

  • April 8th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

Gooroo Planner now includes a whole suite of detailed, visual analysis about how effectively your theatres (and clinics) are being used. But first, you need to extract a few more standard fields from your existing data sources.

Interpreting Capacity analysis: the Overview

  • April 8th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

The Overview is a powerful visualisation, so that you can quickly and expertly spot the opportunities to make better use of your theatres and clinics. This post helps you interpret it.

Interpreting Capacity analysis: the Detail

  • April 8th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

The Detail view lays out what happened in theatre or clinic, every minute of the day. This is how to interpret it.

Interpreting Capacity analysis: the Charts

  • April 8th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

The Charts view gives you a statistical analysis of theatre and clinic usage on different days of the week. This is how it works, and how you interpret it.

Standard licences to replace read-only in September

  • April 8th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

In September 2016 we are going to replace Gooroo Planner's unsupported free read-only licences with supported Standard licences. The price? Just £1,000+VAT per user per year.

Waiting time targets – like happiness – are best pursued indirectly

  • March 29th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

It sounds sensible to book patients in before they breach the target. But in practice it is unfair, unsafe, and keeps waiting times on the brink of failure. There is a better way.

Planning a hospital for constant capacity – a worked example

  • March 16th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

In principle, we can plan the hospital to smooth out expensive peaks and troughs in capacity. In practice we need to apply some common sense too.

Adaptable – how NHS planning is rediscovering its purpose

  • March 9th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

The old, centralised, annualised approach to planning and performance management is fading. In its place is emerging something much more adaptable, much more granular, and much more useful.

How to use the new constant capacity settings

  • February 24th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

Capacity in the NHS can be a bit of a bumpy ride, with expensive escalation beds and extra sessions. Gooroo Planner can help you smooth things out, with new constant capacity modelling.

Upgrade: constant capacity

  • February 24th, 2016

  • by Rob Findlay

The latest (free) upgrade to Gooroo Planner includes constant capacity modelling, zero profiling, overhauled dataset settings, and revised capacity calculations.