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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Surgical Construction - March 2018

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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2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • M A R C H 2 0 1 8 Contents 3 On Point It's Time to Build a Better OR Scott T. Reeves, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE 8 Design Inspirations Architectural masterpieces offer stunning examples of how incredible your facility can look and how well it can function. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 14 Now's the Time to Add Same-Day Joints Design your ORs to capitalize on the untapped potential of outpatient joint replacement. Kendal Gapinski | Contributing Editor 23 Outfit Eye-Popping Eye ORs Pay attention to the details when preparing versatile rooms for a full complement of cases. Todd Albertz 30 Set Up for Same-Day Spine A new 50,000-square-foot surgery center will help our surgeons keep pace with an expected jump in case volume. Doris A. Collier, RN, MBA 36 Monitor Makeovers Imaging system upgrades put the finishing touches on new-look ORs. JoEllen McBride, PhD 46 A Smarter Way to Sterilize Instruments Sterile processing departments should be built to bridge the gap between reprocessing techs and OR teams. Anna Merriman | Associate Editor 52 Everything You Need for ENT With the right image-guided platform and microscope, you can set your facility up for future success. Anna Merriman | Associate Editor 57 How to Outfit for GI 5 design and equipment tips for efficient endo suites. Bunny Twiford, RN 63 Reimagining and Reinventing Surgical Workspaces Q&A with Anjali Joseph, PhD, EDAC, innovative healthcare architect and designer of tomorrow's OR. To Our Readers Curb appeal is nice when you're building new or redesigning the old, but there's more to creating a top-notch surgical facility than looks alone. (Although our 6-page pictorial beginning on page 4 might make you think otherwise.) The best surgical facilities are filled with equipment that helps your surgeons operate more effectively, technologies that help staff work more efficiently and design features that help your patients feel more at home. You'll find examples of all of that and more in the Manager's Guide to Surgical Construction as you start drawing up plans for spaces that meet your need for form and function. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo provided by Nebraska Medicine Surgical Construction M a r c h 2 0 1 8 o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t 8

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