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Would You Operate On This Patient? - October 2015 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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A re integrated ORs worth the cost and effort to install? I think so. Since we renovated 6 of our 8 ORs in 2013, we can call up patient information at the push of a button and control high-tech equipment on a single touch-screen device. Our efficiency, safety and satis- faction have all increased thanks to our high-tech rooms. For us, integration was all about streamlining the perioperative workflow and increasing the interconnectivity of our equipment and software systems. It started when we realized our 25-year-old ORs needed a facelift. Within the last few years, they'd become crowded and outdated. 1 3 3 O C T O B E R 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T Benefits of the Integrated OR From the lights to the laparoscopes, all of the equipment in our rooms is connected via a single software platform. z FAST CONNECTIONS Integrated ORs feature booms, large monitors and high-tech equipment designed to work together on a single operating platform. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Cassandra Whitney, RN, MHA Pembroke Pines, Fla.

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