Surgical Facility Administration

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Learn to Love Your Accreditation Surveyor

Embrace those dings as opportunities for improvement.

Posted 04/15/19 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Keep Patients Safe in Steep Trendelenburg

Here's a heads-up on what to do when patients are heads-down.

Posted 04/15/19 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Heated Debate

Scott Augustine, MD, the inventor of the Bair Hugger patient warming device, claims it causes SSIs. The manufacturer, and the courts, so far have disagreed.

Posted 04/15/19 | Matthew Nojiri | Post a comment

Backbreaker

How Laser Spine Institute's multimillion-dollar surgery empire crumbled in a day.

Posted 04/15/19 | Matthew Nojiri | Post a comment

FDA Shocked by Spike in Malfunctioning Staplers

Devices that misfired or failed to fire have injured or killed thousands.

Posted 04/15/19 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Real-time OR Monitoring Leads to Better, Safer Surgery

QA with Teodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD, FACS, creator of surgery's 'black box' and believer that data doesn't lie.

Posted 04/03/19 | Post a comment

Promote Perfect Attendance

Text message reminders and online patient registration portals can put an end to canceled cases.

Posted 04/03/19 | Mike Morsch, Associate Editor | Post a comment

A Wide-Angle View of Today's Whole-Room Disinfection Systems

­Which automated surface-sterilizing technology best suits your needs?

Posted 04/03/19 | HellenBoehmJohnson | Post a comment

The Perks of Paperless Preference Cards

Digital platforms take the stress out of knowing you'll have the supplies you need when and where you'll need them.

Posted 04/03/19 | Joni Turner, RN, MSN; Jay Jadlowski | Post a comment

New-School Thinking in Sterile Reprocessing

Interactive imaging and the return of ethylene oxide will shape the future care of contaminated instruments.

Posted 04/03/19 | Weston "Hank" Balch, CRCST, CIS, CHL | Post a comment

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