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Why Do ASCs Fail? - August 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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1 6 O U T P A T 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 5 P r a c t i c a l p e a r l s f r o m y o u r c o l l e a g u e s I D E A S T H A T W O R K S H A D E S O F D I F F E R E N C E A Colorful Way to Help Patients ID Providers W e use a palette of different colors to help our patients keep track of who's who. One of the concerns we heard from patients and their families was that they didn't always know whom they were talking to at our facility — was it a nurse, a therapist, a physician? They weren't sure. Yes, everyone wore badges, but sometimes patients couldn't see the badges, or the badges were flipped over. z TO DYE FOR Multiskilled technician Amy Harrison (red), anesthesiologist Steven Lechiara, MD (black), surgeon Robert Nowinski, DO (navy blue), Jaime Stewart, RN (light blue), and sales rep Michael Rodriguez (gray) show off their colors. Mount Carmel Health System

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