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OR Excellence Awards 2015 - September 2015 - Subscribe to 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 | S E P T E M B E R 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 M E D S T O B E D S Fill Scripts While Patients Are in PACU O ur "Meds-to-Beds" program provides an additional measure of convenience and customer service to our same-day sur- gery patients. Here's how it works. When a surgeon writes his post-op orders, our nurses send the prescription information to our in-house pharmacy, which fills it while the patient is in recovery. A pharmacy tech then delivers the meds to the patient's bedside before she's discharged. z BEDSIDE BENEFIT "Meds-to-Beds" saves patients a trip to the pharmacy.

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