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In & Out - May 2017 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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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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 • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 On the Cover Check out our in-depth profiles of 5 procedures that are mak- ing the move to the outpatient setting, thanks to patient demand, clinical advances and willing providers. See what it takes to add the complex sur- geries to your case mix, from setting patient expectations for same-day discharge to the equipment your surgeons need to get started. As you'll see, expanding your facility's offer- ings will put you on the cutting edge of care, both today and in the future. Cover design by Ethan Anderson Photo by Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR 8 Editor's Page Make Surgical Smoke Evacuation Mandatory Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 12 Ideas That Work • Yacker Tracker keeps noise down • Take a mint, get a hint • Burnout binder provides needed perspective 22 Medical Malpractice 5 Tips to Avoid Anesthesia Lawsuits William Landess, MS, JD, CRNA 26 Coding & Billing 5 Keys to Self-Pay Collections Brenda Zuiderveen, CPC 30 Business Advisor Clearing 8 Common EHR Hurdles Paul C. Kuo, MD, MS, MBA, FACS 88 Thinking of Buying … Medication Safety Products and Devices It's time to stop blaming, and start implementing available solutions. Eugene R. Viscusi, MD 103 Product News 109 Behind Closed Doors Who Are We to Judge Our Patients? Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 12 103 Departments Do you have separate consent forms for anesthesia and surgery? yes 76% no, we have one consent that covers both 24% Outpatient Surgery Magazine InstaPoll, April 2017, n=471 InstaPoll O S M

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