Technology Proven to Improve Operating Room Performance Data Analytics Drive Patient Safety, OR Efficiency, and Profitability

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) is a leader in patient safety and healthcare innovation. In 2008, NAPA achieved remarkable results when it installed the first HIPAA- and PHI-compliant, third-party RVA camera-with-feedback in a U.S. hospital. Within weeks of implementing NAPA Peak Performance2 in the operating room (OR), compliance for surgical safety checklist, sign-ins, time-outs, sign-outs, and terminal cleaning regularly neared or achieved 100% in that location. These sustainable results inspired one of New York’s largest health systems to implement and expand this concept to more than 150 ORs in 23 hospitals. RVA metrics also enabled OR staff to reduce turnover times and first case start delays. NAPA Peak Performance2 (PP2) produces better clinical and financial outcomes.



NAPA Peak Performance2 Lite: Affordable, Powerful, and Customizable KPIs

NAPA developed this proprietary concept with Arrowsight, an experienced technology provider, for the unique needs of healthcare clients. Adaptations developed in response to the dynamic Covid-19 pandemic produced PP2 Lite, the next generation of this revolutionary solution. PP2 Lite is a cost-effective, simplified, OR-focused option featuring the full array of patient safety and throughput benefits with faster implementation, utilizing same-day data and analytics to manage change.

PP2 Lite Drives Compliance and Efficiency on Every Case, Every Day

  • Low resolution cameras monitored by highly trained auditors deliver metrics to feedback boards every 1 to 2 hours
  • Physicians and staff access data on wall screens located in perioperative areas and staff lounges, and on any laptop, tablet, or smartphone
  • Low-res video obscures individual identification to ensure that constructive feedback is non-punitive
  • HIPAA and PHI compliance are maintained with strict protocols that protect privacy for all administrators, clinicians, staff, and patients


Caption: Low-resolution remote video

As a Quality Improvement initiative driven by healthcare reform, PP2 Lite data is not discoverable for malpractice and is protected from other legal liabilities. PP2 Lite supports coaching and positive reinforcement to create collaborative, accountable OR cultures

that are highly motivated to achieve higher safety scores and better clinical outcomes.

Hospitals and ASCs use PP2 Lite to:

  • Reduce surgical site infections (SSIs)
  • Prevent wrong-site surgeries and retained foreign objects
  • Decrease OR turnover times and first-case delays
  • Improve patient throughput

Economic Value Added

Improvements in patient safety have financial implications that impact a hospital’s bottom line:

  • Each preventable Surgical Site Infection (SSI) can add an estimated $35,000 to surgical case cost
  • One study showed near 3% SSI incidence in all surgeries

NAPA Peak Performance2 has significantly helped hospitals and ASCs increase case volume and on-time, first-case starts, to improve financial outcomes:

  • OR time in U.S. estimated cost = $75-$100 per minute, saving 45 minutes per day for each OR in a typical 10-OR hospital could yield up to an ROI exceeding $10 million
  • Provides opportunities for new revenue and increases surgeon satisfaction



Click here to contact NAPA or call 833-OR1-TEAM to learn more about PP2 Lite.

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