In order to meet patient demand and increase efficiency, a new concept was introduced. A patient could come in for surgery early in the morning and be discharged by 6:00PM the same day. This was “Day Surgery”, as we know it today. Because of the financial efficiencies of this concept, the group was able to finance the installation of Air Conditioning in the entire hospital. A Houston first. Houston Ear Nose and Throat Clinic, LLP.