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Table 5 Network metrics for each task

From: Identifying integration and differentiation in a Hospital’s logistical system: a social network analysis of a case study

  Tasks Number of agents Number of ties Density Number of cliques Clique overlap Organization unit
1 Make OR master schedule 28 110 0.3 2 6 21% Cross functional
2 Make clinical bed plan 4 6 1.0 1 N/A   Cross functional
3 Schedule surgeons and anesthesiologists 70 206 0.09 10 0 0% Cross functional
4 Schedule OTC nurses 88 801 0.2 6 1 1% OTC
5 Plan equipment maintenance 4 6 1.0 1 N/A   Cross functional
6 Plan patient 92 315 0.08 48 1 1% Cross functional
7 Request and order materials 61 139 0.08 0 N/A   Cross functional
8 Pre-operative screening 27 109 0.31 12 9 33% Cross functional
9 Request and make appointment 56 140 0.09 0 N/A   Cross functional
10 Plan OTC nurses 85 84 0.02 0 N/A   OTC
11 Control planning 54 234 0.16 2 3 6% Cross functional
12 Pick materials 55 107 0.07 53 2 4% OTC
13 Emergency admission 139 2840 0.30 1 N/A   Cross functional
14 Prepare patient on ward 314 11,071 0.23 171 19 6% Cross functional
15 Prepare patient on holding 289 1100 0.03 285 4 1% Cross functional
16 Make radiology image 53 491 0.36 0 N/A   Cross functional
17 Perform surgery 148 5444 0.50 7640 136 92% Cross functional
18 Clean OR 53 102 0.07 0 N/A   OTC
19 Order emergency CSD services 19 18 0.11 0 N/A   Cross functional
20 Patient care recovery 241 2355 0.08 285 10 4% Cross functional
21 Aftercare of patient 391 12,537 0.16 178 266 68% Cross functional
22 Manage OTC day program 184 189 0.01 1    OTC
23 Manage OTC tasks 6 14 0.93 2 4 67% OTC