As we previously discussed, accreditation guidelines are there to help your ASC improve quality, safety, and efficiency. However, staying on top of certifications can be time-consuming. Some specific digital solutions can help.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is blog 2 of 3 that explains the ins and outs of pre-admissions cardiac testing from my perspective. As an anesthesiologist, with over 30 years of experience, I’ve done everything from open heart and liver transplant to fast-paced ASCs and pain management. My goal is to provide a common-sense explanation that helps ASC preop nurses to better understand cardiac testing in the context of a preop evaluation for ambulatory surgery.
So here’s what I can tell you: If stranded on a deserted island (or is it a desert island!?) doing anesthesia on old folks and I could have only one cardiac test, the cardiac echo would be it. Hands down. Stop the show.