Archive July 2009 X, No. 7


The Changing Face of Surgery
The Changing Face of Surgery Take a look at what will be happening in your ORs in 2020.

More Than You Bargained For
A rundown of the free extras surgical vendors will make available to you after the sale — most times all you have to do is ask what's available.

5 Cataract Profitability Myths Debunked
When does doing more become less profitable?

Getting a Read on Instrument Tracking
The technology improves staff efficiencies and instrument upkeep by linking central sterile to the OR.

Ready to Reprocess Surgical Supplies?
6 keys to reusing single-use devices safely, efficiently and economically.

What Do You Know About Hypothermia?
Test your knowledge of the dangers of intraoperative hypothermia and the benefits of warming patients.

Investing in New GI Scopes
A smart shopper's guide if you're thinking of replacing your scopes.

Thinking of Buying...Electronic Health Records Software
Consider usability, compatibility and flexibility for EHR success.


Editor's Page
All That Glistens Isn't Gold

This Just In
Preparing for a Medicare Audit

Ideas That Work
Protect Against Sexual Harassment

How to Hire Effectively in Today's Market

OR Excellence
What's on Tap at OSM's Fall Conference

Medical Malpractice
The Case of the Missing Mole Pathology

Anesthesia Alert
Tapping Into Capnography's Hidden Powers

Legal Update
Securing Your Patients' Information

Take This Medication Safety Quiz

Path Lab
4 Innovations in Anatomic Pathology

Infection Prevention
Surgical Prophylaxis Done Right

Behind Closed Doors
Happy Campers?

July 2009

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