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Environmental Stewardship: How to Become a Green Machine

Environmentally conscious Deaconess Hospital finds value in a recycling program aimed at "doing what's right."

Posted 09/08/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

SSI Prevention: A Bridge Between Infection Prevention and the OR

A late career switch stamping out surgical site infections.

Posted 09/08/17 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Financial Management: This ENT Center Sees Strength in Numbers

The Surgery Center of Fort Wayne, Ind., takes a team approach to purging unnecessary costs.

Posted 09/08/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Patient Satisfaction: Hired to Exceed Expectations

For the staff of Mackinac Straits Health System Surgery Center, going "above and beyond" is part of the job.

Posted 09/08/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Staff Safety: Standing up for Surgical Smoke Safety

The staff at Dosher Memorial Hospital banded together to protect themselves — and surgeons — from the dangers of toxic plumes.

Posted 09/08/17 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 1 comment

Pain Control: When Total Joint Patients Want to Kick Up Their Heels

At Houston Physicians' Hospital, a multifaceted initiative has dramatically improved pain scores and recoveries.

Posted 09/08/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Patient Safety: "Burning Bruce" Drives Home the Reality of Surgical Fires

Frighteningly realistic drills are the norm for the Stony Point Surgery Center.

Posted 09/08/17 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

2017 OR EXCELLENCE AWARDS

For these 7 winners, a commitment to going beyond the "call of duty" is in their DNA.

Posted 09/08/17 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

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