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ORX Awards and the Winners Are ... - September 2014 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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5 5 S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 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 C arol Fairchild, RN, BS, CASC, director of the Crane Center for Ambulatory Surgery in Pittsfield, Mass., says her facility's commitment to patient safety required a sig- nificant investment — including bringing a trainer on site — but one that's paying off in time, money, peace of mind and this year's OR Excellence Award for Patient Safety. Patient Safety Carol Fairchild, RN, BS CASC Investment in patient safety pays big dividends at Crane Center for Ambulatory Surgery. l NOTHING FOR GRANTED The commitment to patient safety starts before the patient walks through the door, says Carol Fairchild, RN, BS, CASC, and continues with at least 3 hard stops along the way. A chart that's been flagged doesn't get through the OR door. S p o n s o r e d b y

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