Mölnlycke Health Care has been awarded the ‘Best Overall Innovation’ Award for its O.R. Efficiency Partnership Program by the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP), a national charity that actively advocates safer surgery. The award was presented at the AfPP2010 Congress and Exhibitionheld in Harrogate, UK, in October 2010.
The AfPP award recognises and commemorates the development of a groundbreaking product or service that has influenced the care provided to surgery patients. The O.R. Efficiency Partnership Program Mölnlycke Health Care Surgical Division can assist hospitals in reaching their objectives and to treat more patients to better care. The Partnership Program uses a unique tool and method to identify and quantify timesavings as well as suggestions on how the time saving can be used in line with the objectives. The program has been recognised as a service solution specifically designed to address preceding issues and creating time, effort and cost efficiencies, freeing up more valuable resources, creating more efficiency and in turn, helping hospitals treat more patients and provide better care. The award was won due to a “dedication to quality, efficiency and improving patient safety”, according to the AfPP judging panel.