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A left distal open reduction and internal fixation typically takes 90 minutes, but this patient was supine on a stretcher for five hours. When a pressure injury developed, this ASC resolved to step up
What happens when your breakroom is too small in the throes of a pandemic? @ProlianceEasts1 staff had an idea. https://t.co/D0pu2SxA45 https://t.co/h5hErHPszi
Can you pass this medication safety quiz? https://t.co/TE5pgUFoJZ https://t.co/5PeSZAKuWl
Nasal decolonization is a simple, inexpensive pre-op practice that can reduce SSIs -- and thus save facilities hundreds of thousands of dollars of associated costs. Read the tale of one hospital that
As anchors of local communities, healthcare systems possess the platforms to push for a more equitable society. By following these action steps, your facility can help drive much-needed change, says @
Airway management has always been difficult, but it's even more dangerous with COVID-19 in the mix. Learn about the additional steps anesthesia providers should take to perform these procedures both s
Learn how digital patient communication apps are helping surgical facilities streamline the patient experience and enhance operational efficiencies. https://t.co/A5LpAnNnMn https://t.co/TmDSSpbnXU
Are you having issues with maintaining PPE supplies? You're not alone. We spoke with some providers who shared their effective workarounds and solutions. https://t.co/GNscIHgceO https://t.co/uItPlm0DQ
Hundreds of thousands of fake N95 masks were shipped to 40 hospitals in the state of Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Even worse, many of them have already been used.
Medicare's inpatient-only list is on the way out. Here's what it means for your surgical facility. https://t.co/yFbTylqt4r https://t.co/AW0RLNc1MI
Ideas That Work Week closes with an innovation from @AdventHealthKC that ensures meds and supplies are used before they expire.
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Welcome to Thursday of Ideas That Work Week! Today, check out what this endoscopy center did to help its surgeons easily find their patients in PACU.
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In today’s entry for Ideas That Work Week, this surgery center found a yummy way to boost staff morale while helping struggling local restaurants.
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In today's entry of Ideas That Work Week, learn how @johnmuirhealth is putting surgical patients at ease throughout the perioperative process with aromatherapy.
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Welcome to Ideas That Work week! First up is @TheBarbourWay, which radically changed the notion of what a "desk" is to keep its staff rolling.
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Our 2020 Salary Survey identifies trends and insights that emerged from a year like no other. https://t.co/buvGK1ZMGF https://t.co/YsAVFxlDMh
Update on yesterday's post regarding the hazardous mislabeling error for cisatracurium: The FDA has announced a voluntary nationwide recall. https://t.co/l0W3BAZYEB