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Oregon Bill Would Let ASCs Offer Extended Care

Legislation would let patients at select surgery centers recuperate at the facilities for up to 48 hours after admission.

Posted 02/16/17 | Post a comment

10% of Alcohol-Based Preps Allowed to Dry for 3 Minutes Caught Fire

Researchers say surgeons can decrease OR fire risk by using non-alcohol based skin preps or avoiding pooling of the prep solution.

Posted 02/15/17 | 3 comments

Emails Show Barry Cadden Tried to Cover His Tracks After His Lab Shipped Contaminated Steroids

"No more fudging. No more BS. We must clean up all of our processes," NECC President Barry Cadden wrote in one email.

Posted 02/15/17 | Post a comment

Faulty Sensor Leads to Recall of Alaris Syringe Pump

Sensor-related false alarms could interrupt the supply of vital fluids to patients.

Posted 02/10/17 | Post a comment

Humble Surgical Hospital is Excoriated by Judge for Bilking Aetna Out of Millions

Texas facility paid physicians referral fees and submitted inflated claims, says court.

Posted 02/10/17 | Post a comment

New Details in How Female Impostor Gained Access to 5 ORs

A woman posing as a doctor in training uses "tailgating" to infiltrate the OR and other restricted areas of prestigious hospital.

Posted 02/08/17 | 4 comments