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OR Excellence Awards 2016 - September 2016 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 6 On the Cover We're thrilled to feature the winners of the 8 th annual OR Excellence Awards. This year's top-performing facilities are staffed with dedicated healthcare workers who provide outstanding patient care and know how to run a surgical business. Check out their award-winning accomplish- ments and make plans to join us next month at OR Excellence (orexcellence.com) in Bonita Springs, Fla., where we'll celebrate and recognize their successes. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Model: Diane Leoni Photographer: Andre Flewellen 8 Editor's Page Don't Flip Your Lid Over Surgeons in Skullcaps Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 12 Ideas That Work • Relocate accidentally trashed items • 5 neat ways to corral cords • Put restless legs syndrome to bed 30 Staffing Start Every First Case of the Day On Time Richard Fleeger, MSN, RN, CSSM, and Kimberly Valentine, MSN, RN 34 Legal Update No. 1 HIPAA Privacy Risk? Snooping Staff Lani M. Dornfeld, Esq. 142 Cutting Remarks Ouch! Stuck by a Needle … Again John D. Kelly IV, MD 145 In Case You Missed It Check out the top 10 viewed features on outpatientsurgery.net 146 Behind Closed Doors My Recovery From Total Knee Replacement Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 34 146 Departments 107 Should We Use Video Laryngoscopes for All Intubations? Why relegate the tool that gives you the best chance for success when difficult intubations arise to a backup role? Erik Rauch, CRNA, DNP, NSPM-C, DAAPM 111 Do You Need 4K Video? Get the big picture on the next level of surgical imaging. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 121 5 Trends to Watch in Abdominal Surgery New technologies that maximize patient outcomes are headed your way. Kendal Gapinski | Associate Editor 128 How Does Your Endoscopy Reprocessing Compare? Our reader survey shows most GI facilities are following national standards, but it also uncovered some worrisome trends. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 137 4 Keys to a Successful Headlight Trial Inside UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center's quest to convert its fleet of 85 headlights to an all-cordless one. Marcus Sherdrick

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