Surgical Facility Administration

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Is Medicare Ready to Reimburse Outpatient Knee Replacement?

Advisory panel recommendation opens the door for ambulatory arthroplasty.

Posted 08/23/16 | Post a comment

$22 Million Suit: 2 Dropped Instruments Left Patient Paralyzed

The tools reportedly landed on the patient's spinal cord during surgery to relive a pinched nerve.

Posted 08/23/16 | Post a comment

Study: UV Lamps Reduce Bacteria on Computer Keyboards by 99%

A new study suggests that UV lamps could help lower the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

Posted 08/16/16 | Post a comment

Report: Anesthesiologist's Blocks Blinded 5 Cataract Patients in One Morning

Patients reportedly screamed as anesthesiologist working his first day at the center inserted the needle.

Posted 08/15/16 | 2 comments

Hospital That Removed Kidney From Wrong Patient Blames Referring Physician

A kidney removal case brought the wrong patient to the OR table.

Posted 08/15/16 | 1 comment

Feds: CRNA Group Offered Free Drugs to ASCs for Exclusive Contracts

The group denies any wrongdoing, calling the pay-to-play claims "meritless" and the product of a "disgruntled" ex-employee.

Posted 08/11/16 | 1 comment

ACS Issues New Guidelines on OR Attire

The dress code addresses how to properly wear scrubs, masks, hats and gowns.

Posted 08/09/16 | Post a comment

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