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If you aren’t intimately familiar with the CMS Infection Control (IC) worksheet, you’ll probably want to make it a top priority — and the sooner, the better....

Establishing and maintaining a healthy work environment (HWE) is vital for the well-being of healthcare professionals and the delivery of quality patient care....

Every October, National Sterile Processing Week takes place (Oct. 8 to 14 this year). It’s an opportunity for those who care for surgical instruments and equipment to be...

You pull into a spacious parking lot, easily find a spot and make the short walk to the brand new, state-of-the-art surgery center where you’ve scheduled your first...

Being correctly identified and addressed by healthcare staff is every patient’s right. Unfortunately, it’s fairly common for transgender and gender-diverse patients...

An acronym is a great way to remember something important. It can also make the process of speaking up when you are concerned about a potential safety issue...

Want to participate in International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) — it’s Oct. 15-21 — but haven’t had the time to come up with anything?

Back in our March issue, we featured an Idea That Works regarding the establishment of nurse specialty leads at WellSpan Apple Hill Surgical Center in York, Pa....

If a patient with a small shoulder wound would have been seen by surgeon J. Gabriel Horneff III, MD, FAAOS, earlier in his career when he was armed with 1K imaging...

Your ASC generates and collects an enormous amount of data every day, but are you putting it to work to improve your practice? That’s the basic question posed by...

From meticulous surface disinfection policies to rigorous skin prepping protocols, surgical leaders have their hands full when it comes to making sure their facilities’...

It’s an exciting time to be in the orthopedics industry. When you combine innovations in sensor-based wearable technologies, smart implants and more accessible...

Finding an easy-to-implement, cost-effective and widely accepted patient-approved infection prevention protocol to help prevent surgical site infections...

Charles Hannon, MD, MBA, an orthopedic surgeon with Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is a leading researcher on pain management before, during and after hip...

When Benjamin M. Mauck, MD, was fatally gunned down in a Collierville, Tenn., exam room in July, allegedly by a troubled patient, the Memphis-area community lost...

The delivery of anesthesia care involves many single-use plastic items, vials of medications and kilowatts of electricity....

Today’s anesthesia machines are a whir of respiration readings, gas flow displays and inspired oxygen feedback, but the high-tech bells and electronic whistles are more...

There are no shortage of reasons to make preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) a top priority, as this problematic complication often prolongs...

Over the past decade, prefilled syringes have become a popular method of drug delivery in outpatient surgery centers....

Regional anesthesia has emerged as a valuable technique in the outpatient surgery world, offering effective pain management, reduced opioid consumption...

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