Archive August 2008 IX, No. 8

Features

7 Top Tips for Fast-tracking
How to jump-start your clinical operations and improve your surgical throughput.

What's Your Center Really Worth to a Corporate Partner?
Find out what you can do to command a premium price from a buyer in today's market.

The Latest in Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Let's go window shopping at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Top 14 Accreditation Slip-ups
These are the mistakes surveyors see most often, the easy-to-fix lapses you won't make if you read this article.

Is Reprocessing Single-use Devices for You?
Here's how to determine if reusing one-use items makes financial and practical sense for your facility.

What's New in Low-temperature Sterilization
Find out how the new H202 vapor system stacks up against plasma, EtO and peracetic acid.

6 Steps to Clutter-free ORs
Keep your clinical spaces organized and your staff hopping with these simple tidying tips.

Is Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Staging a Comeback?
7 signs that colorectal surgeons are pushing laparoscopy into the mainstream.

Capital Equipment Crackdown
Facility managers are demanding a return on investment before approving capital equipment requests.

Thinking of Buying...Surgical Headlights
Light quality, ergonomics and mobility set them apart.

Departments

Editor's Page
C'mon, Surgeons Can't Be This Bad

This Just In: Surgeons Gone Wild
What Were These Doctors Thinking?

Letters & E-mails
Do Antibiotics Mask Flashing's Risk?

Staffing
Easing Into the Manager's Hot Seat

Ideas That Work
Campaign for Hand Hygiene

Business Advisor
Is There a Thief on Your Payroll?

Coding & Billing
Getting Paid to Treat Prostate Cancer

Medical Malpractice
The Best Defense Against Medication Errors

Path Lab
Your Pathology Questions Answered

Behind Closed Doors
Outrageous OR Behavior

August 2008

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