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Get Patients to Pay Up - May 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 5 M A Y 2 0 1 5 | O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T W e have 8 post-op consultation rooms to support 16 busy ORs. It can be hard to know in which consult room the family is meeting with the surgeon. Alejandra Najera, our surgical services hospital unit clerk, came up with the idea to lami- nate the last name of each surgeon on a magnetized nameplate that sticks to the metal door frame. Since we are a children's hospital, she wanted to make it fun and associate each surgeon with a cartoon character. Many of our surgeons wanted to choose their favorite char- acter, particularly if they have a specific theme in their office setting. Bruce R. Grendell, MPH, BSN, RN, PHN, CNOR Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Calif. bgrendell@rchsd.org W H I C H C A R T O O N C H A R A C T E R A R E Y O U ? Hang Fun Nameplates Outside Consult Rooms Bruce R. Grendell, MPH, BSN, RN, PHN, CNOR z TOON TIME Alejandra Najera with the cartoon-themed surgeon name- plates she designed for the consultation rooms at Rady Children's Hospital.

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