Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Hot Technology - April 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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A P R I L 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 Welcome to Surgery's Inflection Point Today's technological advancements are transforming surgical care. Jonathan Kanevsky, MD 10 The Promise of Robotic Joint Replacements Precise cuts and implant placement could transform partial knees and total hips. Kendal Gapinski | Contributing Editor 18 The Clear Choice in Surgical Video Standard high-def is becoming passé as progressive facilities outfit their ORs with the latest in 4K imaging. Diane Stopyra | Contributing Editor 24 Don't Fear the Robot A once-skeptical surgeon is now a solid supporter of using robotic arms to perform complex abdominal procedures. Jeremy Heffner, MD 30 A Smarter Approach To Post-Op Pain Management The newest infusion pumps offer high-tech solutions to surgery's age-old problem. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 36 Have You Checked Out EMRs Lately? Today's systems are more useful — and more user-friendly — than ever. Diane Stopyra | Contributing Editor 42 Ready for Autonomous Surgical Robots? Q&A with Peter C. Kim, MD, surgical innovator and developer of robotic surgery's next big thing. To Our Readers Patients are drawn to high-tech ORs and seek out surgeons who operate with the latest tools that lead to better outcomes. In the Manager's Guide to Hot Technology, you'll find compelling reasons for cementing your facility's reputation as a pioneering provider of top-notch surgical care. Now's the time to decide if you want to be known as the innovator in your community or resort to playing catch-up to other forward-thinking administrators. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo courtesy of Northern Westchester (N.Y.) Hospital Hot Technology A p r i l 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 24 C O N T E N T S

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