Is there a correlation between outcomes and efficiency in the operating room? What factors are most closely correlated to an efficient operating room and what metrics should be used for measurement? To uncover the answers, Owens & Minor partnered with the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and surveyed 250 O.R. leaders.
The result is the Owens & Minor 2023 Operating Room Efficiency Report. Explore key findings from the report below and discover actions you can take to improve the efficiency of your operating room. Hear from subject matter experts as they review the findings in a recorded webinar. Read more to get an in-depth understanding of specific areas of focus, including physician preference cards, waste and technology. Then download the full report and read it for yourself.
Stress levels are rising
The operating room has always been a fast-paced and intense place. But over the past few years, with O.R.s facing staff shortages and supply constraints, it’s become an increasingly more stressful part of the hospital.
Reported that their work environment is stressful
Reported that their stress level is higher than it was pre-pandemic
Webinar: Improve Your Operating Room Efficiency
Hear from subject matter experts as they discuss key findings from the Owens & Minor 2023 Operating Room Efficiency Report in a recorded webinar. The webinar shares quantitative insights on how efficiency in an operating room correlates to patient outcomes and describes actionable improvements that perioperative leaders can to take to help improve operating room efficiency.
Looking For More Of The Latest Trends In Operating Room Efficiency
The 2023 Owens & Minor Operating Room Efficiency Research Report presents key findings from the survey of 250 perioperative leaders. This report offers quantitative insights into how efficiency in an operating room correlates to patient outcomes and drills down into specific factors that generate unnecessary labor costs and waste.
Five Actionable Insights from the 2023 Owens & Minor Operating Room Efficiency Report
There is no better time to boost operating room efficiency
Operating room (OR) teams are stressed by increased workloads, staffing shortages, and supply chain disruptions. Supply management and documentation, while…
Don’t ignore the patient safety “elephant in the room”
The average percentage of expired-product waste in the operating room (OR) is 13%, according to the results of a new…
Survey finds IT system integration key to Perioperative supply management success
Owens & Minor recently surveyed 250 Perioperative leaders to gain their perspectives on efficiency in the operating room (OR). Among…
Proactive, digital preference card management key to reducing costs and waste
As the “recipe card” for a surgical procedure, physician preference cards dictate which supplies are brought into an operating room.