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OR Excellence Awards 2015 - September 2015 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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2 3 S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 5 | 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 SEPARATE AND SAVE Save on Shredding Costs A t the end of each day, take a few minutes to separate paper- work that needs to be shredded from papers that can be recycled. If an unused form has a patient ID sticker stuck to it, rip off the sticker for shredding instead of placing the entire form in the shredding pile. When you update paperwork, print checklists and other printable materials that aren't provided to patients on the back of the old forms to save further on paper-related costs. Rowena Ferguson, BSN Endoscopy Center of Central New York Fayetteville, N.Y. rferguson@assocgastro.com z PAPER TRAIL This is just a day's worth of forms, says Rowena Ferguson, RN. Imagine how much the savings add up over a month. Rowena Ferguson, BSN

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