Project Details

Surgical Optimization Prior to Surgery

Project Status: Active

HSDA: UNHBC / Prince George

Community: Prince George

Physician Lead: Akhtar, Jamil

Aim Statement / Goal

By December 2019, to decrease the length of time between the surgical referral (OR booking card) being received and the card being screened by a nurse for all Gynecological and Urological Surgeries at UHNBC. The goal is to decrease this time from an average of 38.5 days to 7 days.

Description

To utilize the time patient's wait for surgery efficiently by optimizing their health. This will reduce surgical complications and reduce waitlists by avoiding cancellation of surgeries at the last minute. The areas of Gynecology and Urology will be explored first.

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