Lee Hedman, Executive Vice President and Dr. Tom Blasco, MD, MS, Medical Director, Surgical Directions

Culture is commonly a significant barrier to change in hospital ORs. Overcoming this barrier demands appropriate and thoughtful staff engagement in order to adapt to changes. Maintaining opportunities for collaboration is one essential key to creating an adaptable culture. Much depends on collaboration and coordination from patient outcomes to staff satisfaction to the hospital bottom line. Join this session to learn about straightforward collaboration techniques that can help solve this dilemma. Topics such as the “perioperative huddle” will be discussed along with case studies from hospitals that have successfully implemented these techniques.