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Hand-Healthy Hand Scrubs - December 2013 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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OSE_1213_part2_Layout 1 12/5/13 2:52 PM Page 49 A C C R E D I T A T I O N quarterly reports," she explains. "They're empowered to speak up and call it like they see it, and then we fix it." Just because a facility leader seeks accreditation doesn't mean they like every aspect of the process. "Inspectors will try to find something to ding you on, even if it's updated, and some will contradict your work," says one respondent. "There are too many standards and too much jumping through hoops for things that don't affect patient care," says a clinical manager. Both, however, say accreditation is valuable and will continue to seek it. Michael Herskovits, clinical and facility manager at Advanced Vascular Care in Brooklyn, N.Y., says some requirements are unnecessary or too vague, so it's difficult to figure out what surveyors want and D E C E M B E R 2013 | 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 4 9

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