How Surgery Center of Fairbanks Thrives Post-COVID-19

Surgery Center of Fairbanks had already been working with One Medical Passport for online patient registration before COVID-19. Once COVID-19 hit, they decided to integrate Engage, One Medical Passport’s patient communication solution. This allowed Fairbanks to communicate with patients and their loved ones on COVID-19 screening results, all of their new social distancing and waiting room guidelines, as well as surgical updates (so family members could completely avoid the waiting room.)

Why Your Older Patients Are Used to Technology Now

COVID-19 has rocked our world—from how we work to how we access healthcare to how we connect with each other. Recent research found that during the coronavirus pandemic, video chatting apps and social media website usage spiked significantly, in some cases up to 80%! What does that mean for older patients? Well, they probably are not as technologically disconnected as you might think. 

Evaluating Your Pre-Admissions Process

Tips for Ramping Back Up to Full Speed Post-COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic curve starts to flatten in some states, you are probably itching to ramp back up to full speed in your ASC. As we ease into a post-pandemic new normal, consider these tips for ramping up to full capacity post-COVID-19.  

How Surgecenter of Louisville Saves 103 Hours of Nursing Time Monthly

Surgecenter of Louisville, in Louisville, KY, is a multi-specialty facility offering a wide variety of surgical services to over 450 patients monthly. Committed to providing the best possible patient care experience, the center brought its pre-admission process online with One Medical Passport and reported immediate benefits.

Innovations Surgery Center Uses 1MP to Improve Pre-Admission Processes

Innovations Surgery Center (ISC) in Rockville, MD is a surgery center that is dedicated exclusively to GYN procedures. Their innovative techniques keep even the most complicated procedures to a minimally invasive level. They are known for their exceptional patient outcomes and revolutionizing female health procedures.

7 Tactics Your ASC Needs to Improve Nursing Time Management

You know that days at an ASC can fly by in a blink. And as ASCs add more surgeries to the OR board to increase revenue, time management becomes even more precious. Here are 7 tried-and-true tactics your ASC needs to improve nursing time management.

4 Ways to be a Nurse Leader in a Surgical Facility Without the Title

Nurses at every level of the care continuum must be leaders. Showing leadership doesn’t only help your department run smoothly, but it also improves communication and patient outcomes. This post explores four strategies every nurse can use to can show leadership qualities—no matter your title.

University South Florida ASC Thrives Using One Medical Passport

My name is Laura Stander and I work with the University of South Florida Health Information Systems. I support the technology solutions for the Ambulatory Surgery Center and other clinical applications like radiology or specific ultrasound products.  We knew right off the bat that we needed an online anesthesia health history questionnaire.

The best defense: Anesthesiologist Dr. Stephen Punzak on the value of appropriate preop evaluations