Journal Article
Study

The automated operating room: a team approach to patient safety and communication.

Nissan J; Campos V; Delgado H; Matadial C; Spector S.

The introduction of an automated workflow system, which provides a common display of perioperative data elements to every member of the surgical team, improved operative checklist compliance and nearly doubled the number of cases that started on time. The majority of nurses felt this system enhanced patient safety.