Project Information

Blood Gas Testing in the OR- North and South Tower

Project Description: The Operating Room (OR) staff are exiting the room to perform blood gas analyses on a single blood gas Radiometer located in the OR substerile room . Staff leaving the room can affect the case productivity from financial and patient safety perspectives The blood gas analyzer services 4-6 different rooms at a time. The point of care department recommends in the interest of patient safety and reduction of TAT that iL-GEM 5000 Blood Gas Analyzer be placed in each operating room so the staff do not leave the room for testing .

QPI: Abby, Estilong, (

Collaborators: Abby, Estilong, (; (; (; (; (; (; (; (


UF Health Big Aims: Zero Harm None

MeSH Keywords: point of care, abg, GEMS, IL-GEMS 5000, OR