Exam Room Utilization Report


The Exam Room Utilization dashboard is designed to give you an idea of how heavily your exam rooms are being used. This article will explain how to interpret and navigate through the Exam Room Utilization report.

From the landing page, select Exam Room Utilization:

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Next, you will see a heat map for each site in your organization. Generally speaking, red means the exam room is seeing relatively few patients per hour. While green means the exam room is seeing a relatively high amount of patients per hour.

The numbers in each square represent the average number of patients seen per week during a given time period.

 This heat map is showing that, on average, each exam room in Tacoma during the 8 o’clock hour is seeing 2.52 patients per week.

This heat map is showing that, on average, each exam room in Tacoma during the 8 o’clock hour is seeing 2.52 patients per week.

To drill through to a department view, right click on the department name and select ‘Drill Down’.

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From this view, you will be able to see average exam room utilization for each room for the selected department/site.

 For example, exam room 2 is seeing 2.86 patients during the 8 o’clock hour each week.

For example, exam room 2 is seeing 2.86 patients during the 8 o’clock hour each week.

Remember, you can change the day of the week by clicking on the day(s) that you would like to view.

You can also filter by provider using the drop down option here:

Changing the time period can be accomplished by selecting the dates here:

More often than not, we observe that health centers can increase their productivity and patient access by improving exam room utilization.

So before you build on 3 additional exam rooms, utilize your current resources to the fullest potential. The Exam Room Utilization can be an excellent tool to manage scheduling and staffing needs.


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