October 1, 2019
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Precautions in Surgery Centers Can Save Patients With Malignant Hyperthermia
Malignant hyperthermia is a rare and sometimes deadly disease that is difficult to diagnose and treat unless surgery centers have undergone proper training and prepared the right way.
Malignant Hyperthermia: Causes, Alternative Diagnoses, and Treatment Techniques
A closer examination of what happens during malignant hyperthermia.
Nurses Play Vital Role in Evolving Surgery Center Culture
A few examples of how nurses and their organizations can shift to patient-centered operations.
Proposed OPPS ASC Rule Could Mean New Procedures for Surgery Centers
Professional organizations express mixture of opinions on upcoming changes.
Anesthesia Input Crucial to Quality Improvement
Anesthesiologists significantly affect several important measurements in a surgery center’s quality improvement program, including dizziness, falls, and burns.
Multidisciplinary Approach Helps With Hand-Off Communication Improvement
It is less stressful for staff to make system and process changes if they are part of the solution and are not feeling as though changes are dictated from management without their input.
Try Changing Your Mind
The business of healthcare is not static. It demands changes and it transforms (for the most part) into something better. Complacency is not compatible with healthcare.