Table of Contents
5 Steps to Improved Instrument Care
Reorganized trays, team togetherness and real-time tracking are the keys to success.
Anesthesia Alert: Safe Anesthesia Care During COVID-19
Take precautions to reduce exposure risks to airborne droplets.
Behind Closed Doors: Still Giving Thanks
The hardships of this year taught me gratitude is pandemic-proof.
Business Advisor: The Secret to Bundled Payment Success
Lean on surgeon expertise to negotiate the best terms with insurers.
Diversity, Equality & Inclusion: Much More Than a Kind Gesture
A cultural connection with my surgeon meant everything to me.
Getting Buy-in for Smoke Evacuation
Clearing the OR air demands plenty of determination, hours of hard work and passionately selling staff and surgeons on the health-related benefits.
Injecting New Life Into Cataract Surgery
Intracameral agents are contributing to better outcomes and more satisfied patients.
Normothermia Is the New Normal
Turn up the heat on proactive patient warming to stave off the chilling effects of surgery.
PONV Prevention Pays Off
Aromatherapy, antiemetics and regional blocks improve discharge times and increase patient satisfaction scores.
Safety: Managing Medication Shortages
Planning for drug scarcities ensures you deliver safe patient care.
So Much More Than the Survey
Accredited facilities demonstrate a year-round commitment to safe surgery, ongoing quality improvement and excellent patient care.
Staffing: Gratitude Goes a Long Way
Recognizing the good in each day creates positivity in the workplace.
The Case for Consolidating Orthopedic Suppliers
Cost savings is only one of the benefits realized by limiting the number of vendors who vie for your facility's business.
The Case for Continuous Nerve Blocks
New technology and advancing techniques could make extended pain relief the norm in same-day surgery.
Thinking of Buying... Automated Endoscope Reprocessors
Delicate procedures demand dynamic patient positioning options.
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