Medicare's inpatient-only list is on the way out. Here's what it means for your surgical facility. https://t.co/yFbTylqt4r https://t.co/AW0RLNc1MI
Hundreds of thousands of fake N95 masks were shipped to 40 hospitals in the state of Washington, according ...
Ideas That Work Week closes with an innovation from @AdventHealthKC that ensures meds and supplies are used...
The four ORs at Tennessee Valley Eye Center were constantly filled, and the waiting room at the 20-year-old facility was perpetually cramped. Read about its successful project to build a new surgery c
Have you checked out our website's eNews Briefs section? We regularly provide fresh content there around various topics of interest, with a full archive of past issues available. Our latest edition fo
Infection control professionals just issued a strong statement through @APIC regarding the lifting of mask mandates in Texas and Mississippi. https://t.co/amrCMDFrKc
Legal questions about vaccinating your employees? Healthcare labor and employment law expert Casey Duhart, BS, M.Ed, JD, has answers: https://t.co/btzF6oMVq6 https://t.co/LFzr4vnp7J
What if you could build a spine surgery center from the ground up? Get insights from some people who did just that. https://t.co/8KQH4CZSlX https://t.co/kve0URcGuY
In the COVID-19 era, masks have become a requirement not just in the OR, but everywhere. That's been bad news for hearing-impaired patients, but there's a solution. Read more: https://t.co/OgrJCAr1Vw
A left distal open reduction and internal fixation typically takes 90 minutes, but this patient was supine on a stretcher for five hours. When a pressure injury developed, this ASC resolved to step up
What happens when your breakroom is too small in the throes of a pandemic? @ProlianceEasts1 staff had an idea. https://t.co/D0pu2SxA45 https://t.co/h5hErHPszi
Can you pass this medication safety quiz? https://t.co/TE5pgUFoJZ https://t.co/5PeSZAKuWl
Nasal decolonization is a simple, inexpensive pre-op practice that can reduce SSIs -- and thus save facilities hundreds of thousands of dollars of associated costs. Read the tale of one hospital that
As anchors of local communities, healthcare systems possess the platforms to push for a more equitable society. By following these action steps, your facility can help drive much-needed change, says @
Airway management has always been difficult, but it's even more dangerous with COVID-19 in the mix. Learn about the additional steps anesthesia providers should take to perform these procedures both s
Learn how digital patient communication apps are helping surgical facilities streamline the patient experience and enhance operational efficiencies. https://t.co/A5LpAnNnMn https://t.co/TmDSSpbnXU
Are you having issues with maintaining PPE supplies? You're not alone. We spoke with some providers who shared their effective workarounds and solutions. https://t.co/GNscIHgceO https://t.co/uItPlm0DQ
Hundreds of thousands of fake N95 masks were shipped to 40 hospitals in the state of Washington, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Even worse, many of them have already been used.
Ideas That Work Week closes with an innovation from @AdventHealthKC that ensures meds and supplies are used before they expire.
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