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Top Tips for Improving Patient Satisfaction

Focus on clear communication, pain control and PONV prevention to get more positive reviews of the care you provide.

Posted 10/07/20 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

Diversity & Inclusion: Braids Before Surgery

A surgeon's kind gesture sparked talk about representation in surgery.

Posted 09/01/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

3 Keys to Keeping Patients Happy

Communication apps, PONV prevention and financing plans are real satisfiers.

Posted 06/11/20 | Adam Taylor | Post a comment

Alternative Ways to Prevent PONV

All-natural therapies and products can lower the risk of the common complication all patients dread.

Posted 05/15/20 | MaryJoCorley, RN, BSN, MAC, RAC, DIP | Post a comment

Healthier Eating Is Within Reach

Patients who optimize their pre-op nutrition are rewarded with better outcomes.

Posted 03/19/20 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Can You Cut Opioid Use in Half?

Reducing your reliance on painkillers is a more realistic goal than trying to eliminate them completely.

Posted 01/22/20 | Jared Bilski | Post a comment

Standardized Scripts for Every Surgery

Tailoring pill counts to procedure type will right-size your post-op opioid prescriptions.

Posted 01/22/20 | Joe Paone | Post a comment

Why Fast Past Midnight?

Patients who carbo-load before procedures can better handle the physical stress of surgery and recover sooner.

Posted 12/19/19 | Daniel Cook, Editor-in-Chief | Post a comment

Prepped to Perfection

How we made proper skin prepping a top priority.

Posted 12/19/19 | Mary Wilson, BSN, RN, CNOR | 4 comments

Yes, You Can Please Everyone

Increase your facility's satisfaction survey scores, one patient at a time.

Posted 12/19/19 | Nicole Azzara | Post a comment

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