My community hospital hosts about 20 cataract patients in about 4 1⁄2 hours, thanks to the fast-track system we developed to enhance case efficiencies. Running a successful cataract service line in a busy hospital isn't easy — we're constantly fighting facility layout challenges, overcoming staffing issues and balancing OR time with other specialties. Here's an inside look at how we keep patients moving safely and quickly from pre-op to PACU. If these factors can improve cataract efficiencies in our hospital setting, they'll certainly do the same in centers more conducive to such a volume-dependent specialty.
5 Ways to Faster Cataracts
Think maintaining efficiency in a surgery center is tough? Try doing it in a hospital.
© Copyright Herrin Publishing Partners LP. REPRODUCTION OF THIS COPYRIGHTED CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. We encourage LINKING to this content; view our linking policy here.
Other Articles That May Interest You
The latest advances in technology can contribute to optimal patient outcomes.
The device is designed for maximum control and minimal incisions.