Archive January 2011 XII, No. 1

Features

So You Want to Make More Money?
See what top-earning leaders have to say about scaling the surgical pay scale.

Test Your Prepping Knowledge
Proper surgical skin prepping is more than just paint and wait.

Can You Profit From Glaucoma Surgery?
There's no better way to end a day of cataracts than by adding a few glaucoma cases to the schedule.

The Hidden Benefits of Going Paperless
EMR implementation can be a perfect time to make improvements to your workflow.

Put to the Test: Safety Scalpels in Action
Which safeguarded sharps would your surgeons really want to use?

Buying Refurbished? Don't Get Stuck With a Lemon
How to outfit your ORs with used equipment that's almost as good as new — at a fraction of the price.

Take Our Patient Warming Quiz
How do your answers compare to clinical practice guidelines — and to the opinions of 254 of your colleagues that we recently polled?

The Art of the IV Start
Expert advice for easier intravenous access.

Best Ways to Control Anesthesia Supply Costs
Anesthesia providers share their strategies for lowering your overhead.

Thinking of Buying...Wrong-Site Surgery Prevention Aids
Working site markers, stickers and time out reminders into your routine.

Departments

Editor's Page
Profile of an Embezzler

Readers to the Rescue
Pesticides in the OR?

This Just In
Payment rates dip for common ASC procedures

Ideas That Work
Ring a bell, take a time out

Business Advisor
How to Sell Your Center to Surgeons

Safety
Wrong-Site Surgery Video Hits Home

Infection Prevention
4 Infection Hot Spots in Ophthalmology

Anesthesia Alert: The Perfectly Organized Airway Cart

Cutting Remarks
The Workman's Comp Shuffle

January 2011

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