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What Will the OR of the Future Look Like? - July 2014 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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2 4 O U T P AT 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 | J U LY 2 0 1 4 IDEAS That Work ELECTRONIC RECORDS Does Your EMR Capture SCIP Criteria? H ave your elec- tronic med- ical records built so that you must enter vital information for meeting Surgical Care Improvement Project criteria before the records will finalize. This will ensure all criti- cal SCIP data is entered the day of surgery, including requirements for prophylactic antibi- otics started within 1 hour prior to surgi- cal incisions and discontinued within 24 hours after surgery end times, appropriate hair removal and active warming used intraopera- tively. Marilyn Brazda, RN, CNOR Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Houston, Texas marilyn.brazda@memorialhermann.org SMART EMR Does your EMR capture SCIP criteria? Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN OSE_1407_part1_Layout 1 7/3/14 9:00 AM Page 24

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