Why Pre-Op Huddle Sucks

The pre-op surgical team huddle is a game-changer. It is also impossible to sustain.

An overwhelming majority of surgical team members report communication challenges

Huddle? Yes please

The impact of a daily pre-operative surgical huddle on interruptions, delays, and surgeon satisfaction in an orthopedic operating room. Table 1 compares the results from baseline and huddle implementation observations.

Huddle? No, thank you

Figuring out the huddle



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