Efficiency Tips

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The Focused Factory Approach to Surgery

Every facility, big or small, can implement a standardized approach to how it operates.

Posted 11/03/15 | David J. Cook, MD | Post a comment

Flip This Room: The Value of Turnover Kits

Provide your staff with the supplies they need to clean and set up rooms.

Posted 07/09/15 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 2 comments

Surgeons' Lounge: Sharing The Hats

Delegating Those Non-Patient Care Tasks

Posted 03/04/15 | Leslie Mattson, RN, BSHM | Post a comment

Achieving World-Class Turnover Time

Help in the never-ending battle to shorten the time between wheels out to wheels in.

Posted 02/04/15 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Are Your Room Turnovers Up to Par?

Is the need for speed forcing you to make these common mistakes?

Posted 12/02/14 | Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Staffing: Ensure First Cases Start On Time

Getting off to a good start sets the tone for the entire day.

Posted 11/13/14 | Ashley Sterchi, RN, MSN; Vicki Hamby, RN, BSN, CNOR; Shelley Smith, RN, BSN | Post a comment

Staffing: The Simple Cure for Sluggish Patient Flow

We choreographed a brand-new routine for our pre-op nurses.

Posted 09/09/14 | Mary Wilson, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Staffing: The Case for Surgical First Assistants

5 good reasons to partner with these physician extenders.

Posted 08/06/14 | Eugene Murphy, MD | 1 comment

Is Your Turnover Team Fast Enough?

Secrets to getting your ORs ready a few minutes sooner.

Posted 08/06/14 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 3 comments

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