Improving starting time for first cases in the main operating room
1) Background Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz Hospital - NGHA utilizes an electronic system in reporting safety and patient issues. It has been noted that there is 54% compliance for first OR cases that started on time from August- December 2018. In line with this, Balzar et.al (2017) emphasized that adherence to scheduled times are crucial for efficient time utilization within large OR units. Additionally, OR Benchmarks Collaborative (ORBC) indicates that the median for on-time start for first cases is 64.3%.