Efficiency Tips

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Infection Control: From the OR to Central Sterile and Back Again

There are 50 or so steps involved in cleaning an instrument tray. We set out on a quest to eliminate as many those steps as possible.

Posted 01/02/14 | Dennis R. Delisle, MHSA, PMP; Diane M. Wolk, RN, MSN, CNOR | 2 comments

Start Every Case On Time

Enforce screening guidelines to keep the surgical schedule on track.

Posted 11/25/13 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Make Ortho Centers Sing with Efficiency

Moving cases along is the biggest key to growing the bottom line.

Posted 11/25/13 | Jim Burger, Senior Editor | Post a comment

Are Your ORs Truly Efficient?

Never stop striving to improve patient throughput and room turnovers.

Posted 11/25/13 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | 2 comments

Secrets to Speedier Room Turnover

The sooner you can start the next case, the better.

Posted 11/05/13 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 4 comments

The Benefits of Online Registration

Pre-op screening software lets patients create their own medical histories on their own time, saving your nurses hours of telephone tag.

Posted 10/04/12 | Janet Ward | 5 comments

How to Avoid Day-of-Surgery Cancellations

Find out what you can do about the 3 most common reasons that patients don't show up.

Posted 11/11/11 | Post a comment

Want to End Late Starts? Take It Up With Tardy Surgeons

Study: Keeping physicians accountable keeps them on time.

Posted 04/13/11 | Post a comment

Business Advisor

Welcome to the Age of Online Pre-Op Screens

Posted 02/06/11 | Brooke Smith | 3 comments

Improving On-Time Surgical Starts

Tips for getting your surgeons and anesthesia providers into the OR when they should be.

Posted 11/13/10 | 3 comments

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