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OSE_1309_part2_Layout 1 9/6/13 12:23 PM Page 76 2013 Awards OR; alert the surgical staff when instruments can't be located in central sterile so they can look for needed items in other ORs; and understand the urgency of getting reprocessed items back to the OR and into busy surgeons' hands. Ms. Maloney says 3 issues have already been resolved since the team was formed earlier this year: The custom pack inventory is replenished to maximum par level at the end of each day, 4 RNs in subspecialties update preference cards so they're more current and only preferences cards needed for the day's cases are printed. "The team focuses on education and quality, safe patient care," says Ms. Maloney. "We're very proud of the members for their time and effort." — Daniel Cook 7 6 O U T PAT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | S E P T E M B E R 2013

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