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J U L Y 2 0 1 7 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 On the Cover Hip replacement surgery sure has changed. Gone are the marathon procedures, extend- ed hospital stays and weeks of post-op rehab that made same-day discharge unfath- omable 20 years ago. Nowadays patients are seek- ing out facilities that will have them recovering com- fortably at home soon after surgery. It's time to get hip to outpatient total hips with this month's expert advice on mastering perioperative pro- tocols, managing implant costs and developing profit- producing bundled payments. 6 Editor's Page When Quality Reporting Becomes Burdensome Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 10 Ideas That Work • Intact labels ID clean endoscopes • No handshakes, please • Simple steps to safeguard sterile processing techs 20 Legal Update Are You Hip to HIPAA? Shaun Sever, RN, BSN, ALNC 22 Medical Malpractice Should Patients Sign Arbitration Agreements? Devin O'Brien, JD 28 Business Advisor Ready to Tackle Block Time Kathy W. Beydler, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR 32 Anesthesia Alert Can You Spot a Drug Diverter in Your Midst? Perry V. Ruspantine, CRNA, APRN 150 Safety What Good Are Surgical Safety Checklists? Vanessa Lyons, PhD, RN, CNOR 154 Product News 160 Thinking of Buying … Fluid Waste Management Systems Your options in hard-plumbed and portable direct-to-drain systems. Julia Moyle, MSN, RN, and Kaeleigh Sheehan 168 Behind Closed Doors Surgical Superheroes Paula Watkins, RN, CNOR 32 168 Departments 128 7 Hot, New GI Devices Check out these game-changers from Digestive Disease Week's exhibit hall. Reed B. Hogan II, MD 141 How Safe Are Your Patients in 2017? Challenges remain, but many surgical leaders are finding ways to overcome them. Jim Burger | Senior Editor

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