Leadership & Management
Huddle Up for First Case Start Time Improvements #5043 (0.50 CH)
First Case Start Times affect the entire day of scheduled cases and there are many variables involved to accomplishing this task. It takes all health care providers participating in the surgery schedule to develop teamwork and communicate effectively on a continual basis in order to improve the processes in place. Participating in a daily huddle creates comradery and trust among the members for performance improvement and increase quality of care while working towards a common goal to increase the percentage of First Case Start Times.