Improving operating room first case on-time starts using the Epic© Snapboard Shared Calendar System
Jennifer Rowland, SN, School of Nursing, Sam Houston State University School of Nursing, The Woodlands, Texas, USA; Danita Batiste, BSN, RN, CNOR, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Mona Cockerham, PhD, RN, CPHQ, School of Nursing, Sam Houston State University, The Woodlands, Texas, USA
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On-time OR first case start times are important in maintaining on-time surgeries. This project used an EPIC Snapboard shared calendar system as a way of increasing communication among nurses and staff involved in pre-operative patient care. Results indicate this shared calendar system improves the number of minutes delayed.
Creating Healthy Work Environments 2019: Innovating Healthy Clinical and Academic Environments: Optimizing Patient Outcomes and Professional Well-Being, February 22-24, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
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