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OR Excellence Awards – Patient Safety: The Job That Never Ends
At Eye 35 ASC, process improvement is always top of mind for leadership and staff.
OR Excellence Awards – Employee Safety: Safety and Satisfaction Go Hand in Hand
By investing heavily in the well-being of its staff, Knoxville Orthopaedic Surgery Center is improving the care of its patients.
OR Excellence Awards – Infection Prevention: SSI-Free for Nearly Three Years
Ascension St. Vincent Mercy Hospital’s sterling record is the result of teamwork, proactivity and an all-encompassing patient-first philosophy.
OR Excellence Awards – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Committed to Creating a Welcoming Environment
Emory Healthcare is establishing a workplace culture built on openness, respect and empathy.
OR Excellence Awards – Pain Control: No Pain, Plenty of Gain
Cedar Orthopaedic Surgery Center follows three simple directives to keep patients comfortable during and after total joint replacements.
OR Excellence Awards – Patient Satisfaction: Unforgettable Education
Staff at White Rock Medical Center provide patients with memorable post-op care instructions.
OR Excellence Awards – Financial Management: Living the Mission
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center uses cost savings to help care for the less fortunate in their community.
OR Excellence Awards – Environmental Stewardship: Going Green Is a Mindset
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s blue wrap recycling effort boosted unity, awareness and motivation among the OR staff.
Designed With Total Joints in Mind
Surgery centers with the right mix of form and function will keep pace with the hottest trend in outpatient orthopedic surgery.
Speed Up Room Turnovers
Teamwork and a standardized approach improve cleaning efficiencies without cutting corners.
Trend to Watch: Boost Staff Recruitment and Retention
Finding and keeping top talent has taken on increased importance during these challenging times.
What’s Lurking in the OR Air?
Airborne particulate matter has the potential to contaminate surgical wounds and cause post-op infections.
Surgery on the Big Screen
Large monitors displaying brilliant ultra-high-def images are transforming surgical care.
The Latest on Flexible Endoscope Care
New guidance focuses on proper storage and the adequate drying of internal channels.
Ideas That Work: Prompt Your Staff to Be Mindful of Their Mood
Practical pearls from your colleagues
How to ‘Screen In’ Job Candidates
Sell your facility to everyone who interviews for a position on your staff.
Proposed Medicare Fare Hike Disappointing
Experts warn the 2.7% increase would not keep pace with inflation.
Thinking of Buying: Endoscope Storage Cabinets
Size, capacity and drying method are the most important features.