Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Surgical Construction - March 2017

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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M A R C H 2 0 1 7 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 5 6 If You Build It, They Will Come Our brand new surgery center attracts surgeons and patients alike. Jacob Hutchins, MD 10 Total Joints Are Jumping We opened a brand new surgery center to keep up with skyrocketing demand. Jeannette Moretti, RN, BSN, CNOR 17 Why We Renovated for Outpatient Spine Our surgery center expanded into a rehabbed facility for a fraction of what new construction would have cost. Rob Gagnon 24 Redesign & Reinvent Your Reprocessing Room The central sterile department at St. Cloud Hospital is a high-tech, staff-friendly wonder. Mark Voigt 33 ORs Built for Speed Combining the latest technologies with a functional design improves clinical efficiencies. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 39 Don't Go It Alone Choose the advisors and consultants to make your project a success. Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 44 A Roadmap to OR Integration Follow these steps to unlock the power of technologically advanced surgical care. Brenda Kendall-Bailey, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR 50 Build Rooms With Eye-Popping Views The right visualization system puts the finishing touch on your OR upgrade. Jim Burger | Senior Editor 57 Navigate the New Life Safety Codes Tips to ensure your project complies with CMS's detailed requirements. Sandy Berreth, RN, BS, MS, CASC 62 Check Out Every Detail of Your ORs — Before They're Built Q&A with Will Adams, M.Arch., master architect and guru of virtual reality design. To Our Readers Is your current facility designed and outfitted to maximize perioperative efficiencies, optimize clinical outcomes and promote patient-centered care? If not, it might be time to draw up plans for a facility makeover or pour the foundation on a new building project. We hope the Manager's Guide to Surgical Construction sparks a few design ideas and highlights the importance of working in spaces where patients want to come and surgeons want to operate. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo by Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN Surgical Construction M a r c h 2 0 1 7 w w w . o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t C O N T E N T S 50 C O N T E N T S

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