Surgical Facility Administration

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Business Advisor: Scripting for Your Front Desk Receptionist

Tactful responses for 5 common patient questions and complaints.

Posted 05/16/19 | Angela Williams, MHSA, LHRM | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Going Off-Label Can Cost You Big-Time

$14.9 million for patient paralyzed by epidural corticosteroid injection.

Posted 05/16/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | Post a comment

Staffing: Can't We All Just Get Along?

5 strategies to foster better teamwork.

Posted 05/16/19 | KathyWilliamsBeydler, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR | Post a comment

Keep Your OR Team Comfortable

The physical demands of surgery can wear down your doctors and staff.

Posted 05/16/19 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

OR Screen Size Matters, But There's More

A monitor's diagonal length is important, but not everything is measured in inches.

Posted 05/16/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Can We Predict and Prevent Pressure Injuries?

Match redistribution and relief devices with the level of susceptibility.

Posted 05/16/19 | Susan M. Scott | 1 comment

Thumbs Up on Safety Scalpels

Our reader survey finds more surgeons are using them - but many still refuse to convert.

Posted 05/16/19 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Hold Anesthesia Providers

Accountable in the Battle Against SSIs Q&A with Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD, infectious disease specialist and proponent of proper infection control practices.

Posted 05/07/19 | Post a comment

We Succeeded With Nasal Decolonization

Our protocol is easy to implement, cost-effective and widely accepted by patients.

Posted 05/07/19 | Joanne M. Epstein, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

The Case for Cleaner OR Air

We're gaining a better understanding of the infection risks posed by airborne pathogens - and how to mitigate them.

Posted 05/07/19 | Charles Edmiston, Jr., PhD, CIC | Post a comment

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