Improving Percentage of General Surgery On Time First Start Cases in Operating Room

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Identifier 005_Improving_Percentage_of_General_Surgery_LEANCohort1_ROCKWELL.pdf
Title Improving Percentage of General Surgery On Time First Start Cases in Operating Room
Creator Brad Rockwell, MD; Smitha Warrier, MD; Doug Giddings, MBA; Ivy Zawalski, RN; Betsy Bradley, RN; Laura Downey, PA; Tyler Rockwell, BA
Subject Efficiency, Organizational; Operating Room Information Systems; Checklist; Quality Control; Preoperative Care; Appointments and Schedules; Transportation of Patients; Total Quality Management; LEAN Project
Description From Oct. 1, 2012-Jan. 31, 2013, 30% of General Surgery Short Stay first start OR cases entered the operating room on time. Of the 70% that started late, the average delay was 15 minutes. General Surgery averages 2.54 first case starts per business day. Overhead and personnel costs for 1 minute OR time are $45. Cost per week of general surgery late cases is $5906. University Hospital has 16 operating rooms, Neurosurgery 4, Huntsman 8, Orthopedics 5, Moran 4, Madsen 1.
Relation is Part of 2013 Lean Project Repository: Cohort 1
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date Digital 2013
Date 2013
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2013, University of Utah Health Care
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6jb0jvr
Setname ehsl_lean
Date Created 2019-02-04
Date Modified 2019-03-04
ID 1398614
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6jb0jvr
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