Measure | Current | Optimization approach | ||
---|---|---|---|---|

Mathematical model alone | Clinician review alone | Combined | ||

Quantity of instruments on tray | 88 | 47 | 67 | 51 |

Reduction in quantity, % | NA | 47 | 24 | 42 |

Reprocessing cost per year, $ | 150 000 | 115 560 | 132 360 | 118 920 |

Savings per year, $ | NA | 34 440 | 17 640 | 31 870 |

NA = not applicable.