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Computing, Robotics, and Imaging for the Surgical Platform

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Table 2 Correlation of first case start times and output from RFID system in the preoperative area

From: An intelligent hospital operating room to improve patient health care

Date RFID time Scheduled OR time (first case start) Actual patient in-room time Documented delay cause   Minutes between RFID and in-room time
03/19/15 7:23:17 7:30 7:30 N/A   0:06:43
03/23/15 7:27:34 7:30 7:40 Staff surgeon related   0:12:26
03/23/15 7:10:01 7:30 7:30 N/A   0:19:59
03/24/15 7:20:20 7:30 7:29 N/A   0:08:40
03/26/15 7:08:43 7:30 7:29 N/A   0:20:17
03/30/15 7:31:19 7:30 7:52 Staff surgeon related   0:20:41
04/01/15 8:57:08 9:00 9:02 Staff surgeon related   0:04:52
04/02/15 7:16:48 7:30 7:35 Staff surgeon related   0:18:12
04/06/15 7:31:37 7:30 7:38 N/A   0:06:23
04/07/15 7:32:15 7:30 7:42 Staff surgeon related   0:09:45
04/08/15 7:49:50 9:00 9:14 Staff nursing related   1:24:10
04/10/15 7:26:35 7:30 7:34 Staff surgeon related   0:07:25
04/16/15 7:24:07 7:30 7:30 N/A   0:05:53
04/20/15 7:38:03 7:30 7:41 Staff surgeon related   0:02:57
04/20/15 7:28:45 7:30 7:39 Staff surgeon related   0:10:15
04/27/15 6:47:41 7:30 7:36 Staff surgeon related   0:48:19
Mean (for 7:30 start times) 7:21:56   69 % late   Mean 0:17:56