5 Things Every Smart Operating Room Should Prioritize – Surgery


Advanced technologies have also made their way into the surgical suite. These “smart ORs” contain next-generation physical equipment connected by software integrations that communicate with each other around the procedure. The benefit of leveraging these technologies to improve every part of procedural processes is undeniable. As surgical and interventional suites become even more advanced, the adoption of new technologies will also accelerate. The result? A reduction in administrative burden will allow clinicians to focus on what’s most important: treating the patient and delivering the best outcomes. 

Here are five things all smart ORs should have or do to optimize efficiency and patient outcomes.

1. Live Streaming Compatibility  

2. Improve Surgical Teams’ Workflow  

3. Automated Administrative Tasks

4. Easy Set-Up and Understanding of Tools 

5. Complementary Technology