This special report from OR Manager provides ambulatory surgery centers with ways to strengthen their safe care practices with obese patients, patients with sleep apnea, and pediatric patients. ASC leaders can also find information on avoiding wrongful surgery and Toxic Anterior Segment Syndrome. 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
In this downloadable special report, you'll receive clear insights from professionals who have transitioned to a hybrid operating room (OR) and offers tips and strategies that OR managers can use within their organization. As with any transition, gaining input from physicians, anesthesiologists, nurses, technical staff and other members of your team is crucial to your success. This special report lays the groundwork for a successful transition. This special report is pending CE approval.
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
The fifth edition of this book reflects an ever-greater emphasis on processes and standards aimed at improving outcomes. Almost everything done in the perioperative environment is related to patient safety. Readers will be apprised of regulatory and compliance standards, recalls, safe sterilization practices, protocols for avoiding surgical site infections and readmissions, preoperative and postoperative best practices, advances in surgical techniques, and more. Learn More
The first edition of the Outpatient Surgery book keeps readers abreast of the rapid changes in this key area by reflecting the range of topics we’ve covered over the past few years in OR Manager. Whether you’re struggling to meet the requirements of surveys conducted by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, improve patient safety processes, upgrade to electronic health records, or redesign your facility, you’ll find relevant and timely articles in this book.
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 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
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.
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.