Editor's PicksUsing Mean Anesthesia Workload to Plan Anesthesia Workforce Allocations: The “Flaw of Averages”Ginosar, Y.; Wimpfheimer, A.; Weissman, C. Author Information Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Hadassah Ein Karem Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel Obstetric Anesthesia Digest 43(2):p 54-55, June 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000927736.00328.59 Buy Metrics Abstract (Anesth Analg. 2022;135:1138–1141) Workforce planning within acute care hospital services is especially important, though especially complicated due to inherently unpredictable, unstable, and frequently emergent needs. This editorial comments on the Im et al article “Obstetric Anesthesia Procedure-Based Workload and Facility Utilization of Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Centers of Excellence Designated Institutions,” which studies procedure-based obstetric anesthesia workload and staff utilization using self-reported data collected from the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Centers of Excellence. Copyright © 2023 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.