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Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your outpatient surgery procedures or cut down on documentation burdens, our blog has you covered.

At AORN Syntegrity, we know perioperative nursing informatics! Our operating room documentation and procedure list enhances your electronic health records (EHR) software, reducing the documentation burden and standardizing perioperative processes. This goes for the 800+ healthcare facilities who use AORN Syntegrity, from enterprise-level hospital groups to independent ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs).

Check this blog regularly for news and information that can help streamline your operating room management and staffing.

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Enhancing operating room (OR) efficiency is essential for healthcare facilities seeking to improve patient outcomes, boost staff satisfaction, and optimize financial performance. In our latest blog, we delve into the critical importance of OR efficiency and how it can be achieved through meticulous planning, continuous monitoring, and the implementation of best practices and advanced tools. Additionally, we explore the transformative role of AORN Syntegrity in standardizing perioperative documentation, improving communication, and ensuring compliance with industry standards. Uncover how these insights can lead to a more streamlined, effective, and successful OR. Read the full blog to learn more about revolutionizing your OR operations and achieving unparalleled efficiency.

In the fast-paced and high-stakes environment of the operating room (OR), nurses play a crucial role in ensuring patient safety and the success of surgical procedures. However, the increasing burden of documentation requirements is contributing to a significant rise in burnout among OR nurses. In this blog, we explore the main causes of this burnout, the toll it takes on nurses, the downstream impact on healthcare revenue, and potential solutions to mitigate this issue within the perioperative setting.

As healthcare continues to evolve, so does the role of informatics nurses. They bridge the gap between clinical practice and technology, ensuring that patient care is optimized through efficient and effective use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information systems. If you’re considering a career in nursing informatics, here’s what you need to know.

AI has become an integral part of our daily lives, and its application in healthcare, particularly in the operating room (OR), are revolutionizing the way we approach patient care. In this blog post, we will explore three significant ways your perioperative team can leverage AI to improve cost savings, enhance patient safety, and boost nurse satisfaction.

There doesn't need to be an insurmountable mountain for IT professionals to climb in order to get you up and running.

Demonstrating the value of the PNDS requires research and empirical data. Consider this!

Our survey found that nurses who are working long hours to compensate for staff shortages or technological ineffectiveness face challenges with documentation and procedure scheduling.

Informatics consultants can help with EHR implementation, but a growing healthcare team needs a full-time informatics nurse on staff to avoid technology headaches.

In order to continue to innovate and advance the PNDS as a vital tool for perioperative teams, we rely on research about our nursing language. Apply now.

Take our quick, 10-minute survey and be entered into a drawing to win one of six $50 Amazon gift cards! Learning from your experience as a perioperative professional will help us advance perioperative nursing technology.

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