Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Hot Technology - April 2019

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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6 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A P R I L 2 0 1 9 Y ou sorted, stacked and sifted. Crossed out, erased and added. It took several months and several bottles of Advil, but your facility's preference cards are finally up to date. They note every supply and every instrument every one of your surgeons wants for every procedure they perform. Congrats on a job well done! Now sit back and relax. It'll be at least a couple days until one of your docs changes his mind about the prep he prefers or the laparoscope he likes. You're probably well aware that trying to maintain paper preference The Perks of Paperless Preference Cards Digital platforms take the stress out of knowing you'll have the supplies you need when and where you'll need them. Joni Turner, RN, MSN, and Jay Jadlowski, MBA, BSN, NE-BC | Omaha, Neb. • UP TO DATE Christine Nordstrom, RN, manages preference cards at Nebraska Methodist Hospital and ensures the information they contain is current and consistent. Dan Johnson, Methodist Health System

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