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3-Minute Turnover - December 2018 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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8 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 8 Y ou use the word "integration," but I use the word "inter- operability" to describe the ability to safely, securely and effectively exchange and use information among one or more devices, products or systems in the OR. With telecommunications, electronic medical records, video conferencing, voice activation, patient information and doctor prefer- ences all on a one-touch console, integrating that data in the OR seems like a no-brainer. The ability to share information across systems and platforms is the The Path to OR Integration 5 tips on making an efficient and effective transition. Kelly Aldrich, DNP, MS, RN-BC | Nashville, Tenn. • THE FULL PICTURE Surgeons have access to images, video, patient information and more all at once in an integrated OR.

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