The delivery of anesthesia care involves many single-use plastic items, vials of medications and kilowatts of electricity....
- The Magazine
The 2023 OR Excellence Awards
By: Outpatient Surgery Editors
The Epitome of Quality Care
The standout facility leaders and their expert staffs profiled in this year’s OR Excellence Awards section embody the spirit of surgery, a spirit of tireless dedication to providing the safest and highest quality care in the most economical manner. While the editorial team certainly had our work cut out for us in choosing just eight award winners and eight honorable mentions from the many wonderful nominations we received, the facilities we’ve selected are more than deserving of recognition for their efforts.
These profiles cover a lot of ground. In the following section, you’ll find creative, compassionate collection policies; unforgettable safety jingles; a description of how one progressive hospital is using its internationally renowned gender-affirming care program to advance an equity blueprint for all patients; and much, much more. It is our privilege to share these standout facilities’ stories and applaud their achievements.
— Outpatient Surgery Editors
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