Operating Room Efficiency

In today’s value-based hospital model, focusing on efficiencies and cost savings while having a positive impact on patient outcomes should be a priority – this is possible with HALYARD*

Improve your cost efficiency while delivering the best patient experience possible with HALYARD*.

Operating room delays translate to lost money by the minute

OR time delays are critical to the profitability of each patient case. Taken together, seemingly small delays can result in profit erosion for your entire healthcare facility.

When you consider that a certain number of all surgical procedures experience a delay, you may be giving away your profit margin without realizing it. These delays can be caused by inefficiencies and eat away at profits rapidly.

One common cause of delays may be product waste.

A small change for a great impact

Implementing small changes to avoid or eliminate delays can have a positive impact on your bottom line.

Custom Procedure Trays

Custom surgical kits, also known as customised procedure trays, can help your operating room staff maintain efficiency and help to prevent surgery delays.

Our solution is designed to provide a reliable supply of the customised procedure trays.

Competitive surgical portfolio

In addition to top quality products, we have a fully tiered portfolio to meet your clinical and financial needs at every level.

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We focus on safety, sustainability, and community involvement.

Custom Procedure Trays
Designed to provide exactly what is needed to prevent operating room delays
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Read this breakdown on how to productively address OR inefficiencies

Ways to reduce operating room delays

Two examples of how small changes can reverse delay trends include:

1. Choose Proper Gowns & Masks

Problem: Strikethrough on gowns or face masks can occur as a result of wearing the wrong protection-level for the procedure. 

Delay time: 10-15-minutes to stop, re-scrub, replace mask, re-gown and re-glove.

HALYARD Solution: With AERO CHROME* gowns from HALYARD*, the color difference makes it easier to choose between AAMI Level 3 protection (for most procedures) and AAMI Level 4 for longer, high-fluid procedures. Similarly, PPE CAT III certified respirators help wearers choose the appropriate level of facial protection.

2. Use the Right Wrap

Problem: Tears in sterilisation wrap require replacement sets or re-sterilization.

Delay time: 8-60-minutes for flash sterilisation or up to an hour to obtain a terminally-sterilised replacement set.

HALYARD Solution: HALYARD* SMART-FOLD* Sterilisation wrap has a high level of bacterial filtration effectiveness in the operating room, the convenient pull-tabs and patented design make aseptic presentation quicker than ever.

Our products, such as HALYARD* SMART-FOLD* Sterilisation Wraps and Custom Procedure Trays,

along with helpful guides to proper PPE selection can help your facility realize efficiencies and savings, with a positive impact on hospital profitability and patient outcomes.

HALYARD* SMART-FOLD* Sterilisation Wrap
Impact-resistant fabric and triple-layer reinforcement zones are engineered to protect your heaviest trays and loaner sets from tears and cuts in handling.

SMART-FOLD* Sterilisation Wrap

Wrap Description

  • Reference line for accurate tray placement
  • Handy positioning strips hold material in place for easier wrapping
  • Pull tabs for easy aseptic opening

  • Meets the ISO 11607 microbial barrier challenge, to protect instruments during storage, transport and handling
  • Fire resistant
  • Abrasion resistant
  • Impact-resistant fabric resists tears and cuts in handling

  • White inner sheet makes inspection up to 86% faster
  • Compatible with most common sterilization modalities: Pre-vacuum steam, Ethylene oxide
  • 61% more weight in critical zones

Resistant
SMART-FOLD* Wrap has been designed with your toughest tasks in mind. Its impact-resistant fabric and triple-layer reinforcement zones are engineered to protect your heaviest trays and loaner sets from tears and cuts in handling.
Fast
Independent studies comparing SMART-FOLD* wrap to ONE-STEP* simultaneous wrap show significantly faster wrapping time. Designed-in reference lines and positioning strips make wrapping a breeze. And the savings are even greater—70% faster—compared with sequential wrapping methods. In the OR our convenient pull-tabs and patented design make aseptic presentation quicker than ever.
Easy to check
The sturdy fabric and extra reinforcement make damage to SMART-FOLD* wrap less likely, but, if a breach has occurred, the unique white inner fabric layer makes it easy to check for any tears or cuts. That’s why over 96% of users in a clinical evaluation¹ rated new SMART-FOLD* Wrap “Easy” to “Very Easy” to use. Plus, it’s so easy and intuitive; it cuts training time by 43%--or more!

SMART-FOLD* in the OR: Unwrapping and Removal

Additional products to optimize the O.R.

iReceptal Surgical Suction Management
HALYARD* AERO CHROME* Breathable Performance Surgical Gown
FLUIDSHIELD* Level 3 Fog-Free Surgical Mask

Design an efficiency plan that’s right for your O.R.

Every operating room has unique needs and requirements.

That’s why HALYARD* brings you custom-designed services and solutions to target the areas you wish to improve.

The Right level of Protection

HALYARD* drapes and gowns are flame-, fluid-, and lint-resistant, providing excellent protection for your staff and patients. We’ll help you select the right product for every procedure.

Request a consultation

Talk with one of our reps to see what changes you can start making to improve quality and patient experience in the O.R.

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