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John Urse, DO, FAOAO, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Dayton, Ohio, says performing hip arthroscopy is not a technically demanding task. Getting in and out of...

How might an operating room look and behave five, 10, 15 years down the road? As a hip and knee surgeon, when you're performing a joint replacement procedure...

Imagine walking into the operating room of tomorrow and feeling out of place in unfamiliar surroundings. “ORs are going to look very different in the future,” ...

When people think of “integrated” or “hybrid” ORs, they tend to think of huge monitors and innovative new features such as augmented reality, virtual reality and robotics....

Forcing loved ones to sit in their vehicles in the parking lot as part of COVID-19 restrictions made The Toledo (Ohio) Clinic Outpatient Surgery Center’s job of providing the best possible patient experience more difficult...

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Surgical apps provide surgical teams with instant access to a wealth of useful information, points out Adela Cuel, RN, CNOR, an OR nurse in Kingston, Tenn. She says the following apps can be purchased for around $1,...

The pandemic forced surgical professionals across the country to come up with innovative ways to communicate with their socially distanced patients, and many turned...

One compromised username and password. That's how hackers from the cybercriminal group DarkSide gained access to Colonial Pipeline's servers in April, prompting the shutdown of 5,500 miles of pipes that move...

Brett Johnson, one of the world's best cyber thieves before he became one of the good guys, reads the headlines and know he's missing out on easy pickings. The pandemic...

Communication apps and online management software improve overall efficiencies by helping to properly prepare patients for surgery and making sure cases start on time....

A week before surgery, the patients of William Ryan Spiker, MD, a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon with University of Utah Health in Salt Lake City, start receiving daily text messages about their upcoming procedures....

My hospital's sterile processing department is a constant buzz of activity. We manage 2,000 instrument sets and 47 techs work around the clock to reprocess more than 300...

My hospital's sterile processing department is a constant buzz of activity. We manage 2,000 instrument sets and 47 techs work around the clock to reprocess more than 300 trays — from basic laparoscopy equipment to complex orthopedic instrumentation...

Every day, your OR teams use numerous real-world products and evidence-based techniques to better ensure every patient’s safety. However, when adverse events or...

Alexa is already talked to like a member of the family in some households. Someday, these virtual assistants might act like members of your surgical team. You’ll be able...

We are entering a new and exciting era of surgery. Cutting-edge technology that seemed like it was straight out of a sci-fi movie just a few years ago is being used with...

You famously performed the world’s first virtual reality surgery in 2016. How does operating in front of 55,000 viewers in 142 countries compare to routine surgery?...

Your everyday focus is to improve patients’ lives through superior care while providing an experience that’s as pleasant and safe as possible. But what about engaging...

Real-time OR Monitoring Leads to Better, Safer Surgery; QA with Teodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD, FACS, creator of surgery's 'black box' and believer that data doesn't lie.

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