This Month: Our best tips for how not to get sued

This month is one of the most anticipated issues of the year for Same-Day Surgery readers: Our special focus on liability in outpatient surgery. We tell you about three facilities that recently had data breaches involving outpatient surgery records, and we give you multiple tips to avoid getting into the same situation. We also tell you specifically how a facility reduced the number of incorrect counts and count discrepancies by half. This issue also gives you the legal specifics of a retained sponge case and explains who was liable. We also give you some new guidelines on using background checks with employee applicants. Enjoy this special issue!