The Improving OR Performance - Fourth Edition book touches on issues that are crucial to effective management of surgical services and provides guidelines for changing processes to streamline operations and increase collaboration within the department. The fifth edition of the Patient Safety in the OR book reflects an ever-greater emphasis on processes and standards aimed at improving outcomes. The first edition of the Outpatient Surgery book serves as a one-stop resource for OR administrators, directors, and their staffs to get the background information you need to help implement changes at your facility.
Patient Safety in the OR, Sixth Edition offers articles that can help OR administrators, perioperative directors, and their staffs provide a safer environment for surgical patients and measure up to the latest standards for reimbursement. The first edition of Staffing the OR: How to Recruit, Retain, and Sustain Excellence in Patient Care focuses on information to help educate your staff and motivate them to be excellent team players, develop future perioperative services leaders, and improve processes and communication to enhance patient safety. The second edition of Materials Management in the OR touches on ways to streamline the supply chain, fine-tune data analysis to meet revenue goals, and improve processes to better balance supply and demand.
The Surgical Site Infections Special Report has been carefully compiled to help surgical services leaders stay abreast of SSI research, with articles on infection prevention protocols, instrument packaging and sterilization methods, and guidelines to help pass survey inspections. In the updated Lean Strategies for Your OR Report, you’ll learn how healthcare facilities have streamlined scheduling and inventory processes to achieve greater efficiency and costs savings. The brand new Strategies to Improve OR Schedule Special Report is designed to help solve existing problems or avoid the stumbling blocks that can wreak havoc in the surgical services department.
The first edition of Best Practices to Optimize Postoperative Recovery presents a comprehensive view of surgical patient management, from preadmission testing and preparation for surgery to postoperative recovery, as well as tips for coordinating care throughout the process. As healthcare shifts to value-based payment models, healthcare providers must strive for optimal outcomes or pay a steep price, resulting in new protocols and improved teamwork to manage the entire episode of surgical patient care. You'll find information on new technology and tools as well as new roles and responsibilities of OR leaders and their staffs as they expand their patient care repertoire.
An increasing number of hospitals nationwide now have hybrid operating rooms. Building a new hybrid OR takes careful planning, requires specialized and advanced audiovisual and imaging equipment, and involves the collaboration of many decision makers. And once a hybrid OR is in place, procedures often require teams from several disciplines to work together as one. This process may be daunting, but the results may leave you in a better position to offer a variety of surgical procedures, enhance patient safety, and achieve long-term cost savings with improved efficiencies.
The first edition of Dollar$ and $ense: Using Data-Driven Business Models to Boost the Bottom Line brings you case studies and strategies to have better utilization, increased data transparency, gains in efficiency, and more. This compilation of 38 articles, with its sharp focus on new business and patient care models, is an essential resource for veteran and new managers who want to improve the bottom line and help their organizations maintain a competitive edge.
The fourth edition of Improving OR Performance touches on issues that are crucial to effective management of surgical services and provides guidelines for changing processes to streamline operations and increase collaboration within the department. Learn More
In this book, you will find how successful surgical services leaders are improving their departments' performance. The module's seven chapters touch on issues that are crucial to effective management of surgical services. Among them are data for measuring and benchmarking OR performance, strategies for maximizing patient flow, and approaches to reducing variation in surgical processes. Learn More
In this special report, perioperative teams share their “lean” approach to thinking, operating, and managing. Lean management makes improvement goals easier to achieve by inspiring CEOs, clinicians, and staff alike to ask, “Does this add value?” Learn More
The second edition of Materials Management in the OR touches on ways to streamline the supply chain, fine-tune data analysis to meet revenue goals, and improve processes to better balance supply and demand.