Session ID: 
289

Electronic Tracking of Endoscopes: Benefits and Best Practices

4:00pm - 5:00pm Thursday, February 14
Orlando - Orange County Convention Center
W315A

Description

The session describes benefits, best practices and lessons learned through the system-wide implementation of an electronic tracking system for high-level disinfected (HLD) endoscopes. Benefit summaries include but are not limited to a) improved process turn-around times, b) workflow optimization and standardization across multiple clinics, c) reduced re-processing expirations and d) reduction of lost inventory and search time.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe the analysis and planning involved to understand the business and workflows of each clinic to identify the similarities for standardized workflow of an integrated system
  • Explain the purpose and goals of implementing an electronic tracking system
  • Share the benefits, best practices and lessons learned from the implementation experience
  • Design an effective implementation plan across an organization while maintaining patient-centered focus

Speaker(s): 

Project Management Specialist,
University of Virginia Health System

Audience: 

Clinical Informaticists
CNIO/CNO
IT Professional

Level: 

Introductory