Filter By Category

All 10131 Results

Always “doing no harm” is a daunting task, but one same-day surgical centers strive for each day....

In the realm of spine surgery, the traditional requirement of lengthy hospital stays after complex inpatient procedures is rapidly giving way to a new era of same-day spine...

Thomas Durick, MD, had a puzzle on his hands. Fortunately, the answer could be found in his pocket....

More than one-third of U.S. states have now enacted legislation that requires the use of surgical smoke evacuation systems in their ORs. The newest states to come on board...

While the research is mixed, the promise of AI-assisted colonoscopy includes a double-digit boost in adenoma detection rates (ADR). Two experienced gastroenterologists say...

Knee revision might sound a lot like knee replacement surgery, but the procedure entails a higher degree of complexity that demands specialized knowledge, tools and...

It’s easy to feel confused and overwhelmed by the complex processes and requirements of a new ASC build, but stakeholders can remain focused by keeping one core principle...

As longtime ASC physician-owners look to retire or cash out, many lack a clear succession plan to keep their businesses moving forward....

There is a myriad of ways to participate in National Nurses Week, which is celebrated May 6-12, from honoring your staff RNs with a gift or event to taking steps to let...

Your team looks to you for guidance, especially during times of change or turmoil. As a leader, you need to maintain the lines of communication and practice an open-door...

The puzzle of superior surface disinfection is never solved....

Boston Children’s Hospital is renowned for its exemplary care on many fronts, including surgery....

Manual cleaning done properly is effective for eradicating microorganisms....

For surgical facilities, the world of sterile processing is a complex web of carefully managed protocols, people, supplies, scheduling and technology....

Ask Kimberly Candray, CIC, BS, MT(ASCP), why universal nasal decolonization should be a standard component of every facility’s SSI prevention bundle, and you’ll get a...

We know that a zero-tolerance approach for surgical sight infections (SSIs) is what keeps our patients safe, but we also understand that even the slightest change in our...

Preoperative skin prepping removes potentially harmful bacteria and microorganisms from the patient’s skin before the surgeon makes an incision....

As inpatient procedures continue to shift to outpatient surgery centers, the need for heightened SSI prevention strategies, implementation, monitoring and collaboration...

Growing demand for anesthesia services at ASCs is being met with a dwindling supply of anesthesia providers....

Improvements in both workflow and staff attitudes are part of a leader’s responsibilities, but your interventions in these areas don’t need to be major to make...

Page 3 of 507