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3 Areas That Are Costing You Money You Don’t Need to Spend in Your ASC

Across healthcare, everyone is looking to increase quality and decrease costs. To keep your ASC running efficiently, it’s crucial to cut the fat. Where are you spending money that you don’t need to be spending? read more »

Past Blogs

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Learn How To Increase Your Patient Satisfaction Scores Like a Pro

The successes of an ASC can be largely linked to patient satisfaction scores. We took a poll of over 750 surgery centers to see what tips they had for increasing patient satisfaction. read more »

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Why Capnography Should be Mandatory for MAC and Conscious Sedation

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5 Tips for A Better GI Patient Experience in Your ASC

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How to Interpret the Results of a Sleep Study for an ASC Nurse

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Practical Considerations for Sleep Apnea Management

Last week we discussed how to screen patients for undiagnosed sleep apnea. This week, let's continue the discussion by delving into practical considerations for sleep apnea management. There are many factors to consider, but we want to focus on what’s practical and within the surgery center’s scope. We want to focus on easy-to-implement,... read more »

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PreOp Screening for Patients with Sleep Apnea

With over 70% of Americans considered overweight or obese, ambulatory surgery centers are handling patients with higher BMIs than ever before. So how do we stay competitive with hospitals? Surgery centers need to know how to safely take care of obese patients that often have sleep apnea. read more »

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A PreOp Nurse’s Guide to Ejection Fraction and CHF- Part 2

As we learned in Part 1 of this article, EF is one of the most, if not THE most important thing to know about any patient that you are preoping because of the profound implications of EF on a patient’s overall health as well as how the patient will respond to anesthesia. read more »

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Using ASC Software to Help Your Surgery Center Run Smarter

We wanted to introduce Joan, our typical customer.  When many ASC administrators come to us, like Joan, they are stressed, pulled in a million directions and used to doing things manually.  Joan, using One Medical Passport, was able to automate her document processes.  She saved an average of 20 minutes per patient on pre-admissions and... read more »

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A PreOp Nurse’s Guide to Ejection Fraction and CHF- Part 1

Disclaimer: I LOVE cardiac physiology. I spent the first decade of my career doing hearts almost every day at the New England Deaconess Hospital. Lots of liver transplants too. With my engineering mindset, cardiac physiology just clicked. However, there are a lot of nurses (and doctors too!) who really don’t understand cardiac... read more »

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An Ambulatory Surgery Center PreOp Nurse’s Guide To Cardiac Testing – Part 3 Nuclear Medicine Stress Test

This is blog 3 of 3 explaining the most common types of cardiac testing encountered when doing preop evaluations of patients at ambulatory surgery centers. I’ve already talked about two of the best cardiac tests: EKG and ECHO. read more »

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