"Based on a study of 106 OR personnel (surgeons, OR managers and circulating nurses) in US hospitals that have Stryker integrated operating rooms, the following information was concluded: Consequential trips and falls were reduced by 93%; An average decrease of 0.8 man-hours per case was found; Room turnover was shortened by 11 minutes on average; 95% of circulating nurses surveyed said there was no need to locate mobile equipment in order to set up the room for surgery. Improving OR Efficiency and Economics with Stryker iSuite Integration.” (pp. 3-14, White Paper). Frost and Sullivan. 2015.
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