Efficiency Tips

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Fixing Our Broken Pre-Admission Process

We met our goal of 100% chart readiness by 6 p.m. on the night before surgery.

Posted 05/06/16 | Edward Conklin, CRCST, CHL; Karen Burns, RN, MSM | Post a comment

Video: Toyota Helps Overhaul California Hospital

'What on earth does making cars have to do with hospitals and health care?'

Posted 03/22/16 | Post a comment

Business Advisor: Time to Dust Off Those Preference Cards

Ensuring they're accurate and up to date pays off in big ways.

Posted 03/10/16 | Treena Dockery, MBA/HCM | Post a comment

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 | 1 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

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