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Is Your Turnover Team Fast Enough? - August 2014 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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8 8 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 | A U G U S T 2 0 1 4 B esides improving the accuracy and thoroughness of your op reports and claim forms, electronic medical records can have a huge impact on the efficiency of your surgical facility, driving more volume and revenue to your ORs. Just ask Robert Foglia, MD, the division chief of pediatric surgery and the surgeon-in-chief at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In 2006, Dr. Foglia spearhead- ed EMR implementation at UTSMC. At the time, 14% of cases were E M R S The Bottom-Line Benefits of Using EMRs Improved documentation can dramatically increase case volume and surgical revenues. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor Alana Booth, RN, CASC SATISFIED STAFF Stacey Reagan, RN, clinical director at PCET Surgery Center in Knoxville, Tenn., benefits from working with EMRs.

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