Table of Contents
8 Great Tools To Enhance Cataract Surgery
Make complex cases easier, speed turnover and avoid delays.
Adding Pain Management Painlessly
If you've got a C-arm and a table, there's no reason why you can't add pain cases.
Anesthesia Alert - Are You Ready to Manage Diabetic Patients?
Expect to see more of them. Here are 8 tips for glycemic control.
Behind Closed Doors - My Back-to-Work Shopping List
Must-have items for the tastefully appointed surgical nurse.
Business Advisor - A Few Things We Can Control
Focus on your facility's economy, not the global one.
Coding & Billing - Beware the Auditors' Dirty Tricks
Proper coding alone isn't always enough to protect earned revenue.
Cutting Remarks - What's on Your Playlist?
Music can really lift the spirits of the entire OR staff ??? provided we're listening to my tunes.
Editor's Page - Addicted to Stress?
You're in the right job if you get a high from stressful situations.
Infection Prevention - Take Our Surface Disinfection Quiz
See if you clean up on this 7-question test.
Inside Our Multimodal PONV Protocol
A comprehensive plan to substantially reduce nausea and vomiting.
Legal Update - Hard Truth About the False Claims Act
The federal government is increasingly targeting billing fraud.
Medical Malpractice - Malpractice Trends in the Ambulatory Arena
As cases migrate to the outpatient setting, claims are following.
Secrets to Our No-Flash Policy
One of the busiest cataract centers in the nation has gone nearly 7 years without immediate-use flashing. What's their secret?
Smart Ways To Save on Anesthesia
How our facility has maximized efficiency and cost savings to maintain the anesthesia budget.
Staffing - Hire From Outside or Promote From Within?
Insiders hit the ground running and tend to outperform outsiders.
The Benefits of Online Registration
Pre-op screening software lets patients create their own medical histories on their own time, saving your nurses hours of telephone tag.
Who Doesn't Like LEDs?
The question isn't if you should upgrade your lights, but what to look for when you do.
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