Latest Operating room management Stories

2014-06-26 23:06:16

SurgiMark’s suction sets present an opportunity for hospitals to consolidate surgical inventory and create more efficient operating rooms amidst healthcare reform uncertainty. Yakima, Wash. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 One of the goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to cut costs and improve efficiency of hospital care. The new ACA guidelines could mean financial penalties for hospitals with excessive patient readmissions, forcing the healthcare system to ensure that...

2014-03-06 08:31:15

The 18-month collaboration showed decreased DOS cancellations when a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment were implemented HARRISBURG, Pa., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Ambulatory surgical facilities (ASFs) in northeast Pennsylvania collaborated with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and implemented protocols, like a nurse-driven preoperative screening and assessment, for reducing day-of-surgery (DOS) cancellations, according to an article from the March...

2014-02-24 08:29:13

Coursework is the first-of-its-kind to focus on both clinical and operational efficiency in orthopedic surgery PHOENIX, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intralign, a specialty healthcare services provider, today announced it will partner with one of the world's most respected orthopedic care providers, Hospital for Special Surgery, to develop a first-of-its-kind training curriculum for Surgical First Assistants (SFAs) - a clinical specialty comprised of surgeons, medical doctors,...

2014-01-21 16:25:16

Market-leading perioperative business intelligence capabilities help hospital leadership drive improved performance ATLANTA and RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems ('SIS'), a leader in perioperative information systems, and QlikTech, a leader in user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), announced today the companies have renewed their joint agreement to expand the use of the QlikView platform in conjunction with SIS Analytics to support perioperative...

2013-05-09 23:33:50

CareInSync taps industry veteran, Steve Curd as President and CEO. Announces additional investment from California Health Care Foundation. Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 CareInSync announces that the Board of Directors has tapped industry veteran Steve Curd as the Company´s new President and CEO. Steve Curd is also joining CareInSync´s Board of Directors. Steve joins the CareInSync team with a distinguished reputation for building successful and innovative health...

2013-02-13 23:00:57

OR Manager provides news and information for perioperative nursing directors and managers, OR business managers, and other decision makers in the surgical suite through the monthly OR Manager publication, the digital OR Reports, the OR Manager Conference, webinars, books, and other publications. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 Business managers of hospital operating rooms will have the opportunity to sharpen skills in financial analysis, technology decision making, cost management...

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