You can tackle any job that's handed to you, right? But trust me, outfitting an entire supply room from scratch, negotiating insurance contracts and shopping for a building's worth of capital equipment will test that bring-it-on gumption. Here are 9 indispensable tips I picked up watching my facility evolve from a small eye center that hosted 500 cases a year to a surgical hospital whose physician-owners perform 10,000 procedures annually.
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