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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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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.

In 2023, AORN Syntegrity awarded 39 perioperative nursing professionals with Professional Education Grants to attend Expo 2023. See how it all turned out.

If you or your perioperative team is experiencing deficiencies in interoperability, unconscious bias or documentation burden, you can access our free eBook and eLearning webinars via the Pfiedler online catalog for help.

Coding conditions and procedures is the best way to uniformly collect data. But too many codes can also lead to confusion. Find out how your OR team can enhance interoperability?

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