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Anesthesia Alert: Caring for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder
Commit to the extra effort and attention needed to manage their post-pain.
Diversity & Inclusion: Braids Before Surgery
A surgeon's kind gesture sparked talk about representation in surgery.
Editor's Page: Answering the Calls
You're always willing to pick up the phone, no matter what's going on.
Employee Safety: Always Looking Out for One Another
The Oregon Clinic Gastroenterology East at Gateway ensures personal protection remains a top priority.
Environmental Stewardship: A Group Effort to Go Green
The entire team at the Ambulatory Surgical Center at St. Cloud VA Health Care System is committed to reducing the facility's environmental footprint.
FDA Issues Caution Over Moxifloxacin Eye Injections
Compounded forms of the drug have been associated with toxic anterior segment syndrome.
Financial Management: It All Adds Up to Significant Savings
Eye 35 ASC relies on teamwork, smart supply usage and clear communication to operate in the black.
Infection Prevention: Getting as Close to Zero SSIs as Possible
Improved hand hygiene and proper antibiotic administration are part of the protocols that keep infection rates low at Kaiser Permanente Tysons Corner ASC.
Infection Prevention: How Clean Is Your OR Air?
COVID-19 increases the importance of addressing airborne pathogens.
Pain Control: Reducing Post-op Pain and Turnover Times
The opioid-sparing protocol at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital benefits from blocks placed in the PACU before surgery.
Patient Safety: Passionate About Advocating for Patients
The surgical teams at UPMC Horizon and Jameson prioritize protecting those in their care.
Patient Satisfaction: Easing Minds at the Front Door
The outpatient surgery team at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania reduced the anxiety of surgery patients and their loved ones at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Preventing Post-Op Hernia Pain Is Paramount
Patient expectations and surgeon technique go hand in hand in achieving successful outcomes.
Secrets of High-Volume Cataract Facilities
It's a simple surgery. The hard part is keeping your facility running as efficiently as possible.
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