At One Degree Medical, we believe you should not have to worry about whether or not your patients are cold. Inadvertent patient hypothermia could be costing you millions and have negative impacts on your patient outcomes. Learn more about what you may not know about hypothermia and how you can help prevent inadvertent patient hypothermia.
If even 300 patients throughout the year have a 1°C drop in core temperature, you could be losing $2 Million to increased costs. Those cost include:
This doesn’t include the increase risk of mortality that carries not only a human cost, but potentially towering legal costs.
A single surgical site infection (SSI) is not only a terrible event for your patient to undergo, it is draining your hospital of profits. Treating patients who develop surgical site infections cost significantly more than patients without SSIs.5
Treating patients who develop surgical site infections cost significantly more than patients without SSIs. These costs have a direct negative impact on hospital profits.5
Each minute your operating room is not utilized costs money.7 A major contributing factor to delays could be setup time. With so many items that need to be ready prior to a procedure, it is not uncommon to get behind schedule, potentially costing you thousands of dollars a day.
By utilizing One Degree Medical’s active irrigation fluid warming system, you may be able to avoid unnecessary OR downtime and avoid inefficient practices that may be costing you money.