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Coronavirus Outbreak Reignites Feud Between Anesthesia Groups

It's the latest chapter in a decades-old turf war between well-intentioned professionals.

Posted 05/07/20 | 1 comment

Outpatient ORs Reopening for Business

Surgical professionals begin preparing for the gradual return of elective cases canceled during the coronavirus outbreak.

Posted 04/18/20 | Post a comment

Don't Sweat Accreditation Surveys

Planning and practice will have you prepared instead of panicked when surveyors come calling.

Posted 03/19/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Regulatory Affairs: How Transparent Is Healthcare Transparency?

The window into price and quality data could be as clear as mud.

Posted 09/11/19 | Mark F. Weiss, JD | Post a comment

Legal Update: Leveling the Payment Field for Surgery

Narrowing the reimbursement disparities between ASCs and HOPDs.

Posted 07/18/19 | William Prentice | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Right Surgery, Wrong Patient, Big Trouble

Did pathologist's error lead to unavoidable wrong-person surgery?

Posted 07/18/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | Post a comment

Legal Update: Are You Ready for an Emergency?

Legal nurse consultant: Prepare for a crisis before you have one.

Posted 03/14/19 | Claire Cyriax, DNP, RN, MSN-Ed, LNC, CAPA | Post a comment

Legal Update: The Ride Home: Uber Complicated or Easy Lyft?

When there's no one there to drive your patient home after surgery.

Posted 02/12/19 | Jason J. Krisza, Esq. | 4 comments

Legal Update: Surgical Hospitals Stripped of Hospital Status

Medicare targeting facilities that don't keep enough patients overnight.

Posted 06/08/18 | Lorin E. Patterson, Esq.; Robert M.. Holland | Post a comment

Easing the Quality Reporting Burden

Can technology help gather data for CMS quality reporting and benchmarking?

Posted 03/14/18 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

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