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Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

Session Addresses OR Metrics

In this 60-minute webinar, Brooks DuBose from LeanTaaS’ iQueue for Operating Rooms implementation team explained where the opportunities lie and how to drill down to come up with actionable steps and strategies for meaningful performance improvement. Turnovers and delays are good indicators of efficiency.

Healthmark Offers New Instrument Protectors

Healthmark Industries recently introduced the Instrument Protectors to its ProSys Instrument Care product line. The single-use Instrument Protectors provide protection for sharp and fragile items to the point of use. Manufactured from SBS paperboard, the Instrument...

New Data on OviTex in Hernia Repair Applications

TELA Bio, Inc., a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on designing, developing, and marketing innovative tissue reinforcement materials to address unmet needs in soft tissue reconstruction, has announced details of the clinical research presented last...

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The OR of the Future

The OR of the Future

Recent advances in medical technology make it easier to envision the OR of the future. Advances in virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotic assisted surgery devices (RASDs) are all expected to shape the future of surgery.

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Let it Flow: Efficient Transitions Elevate Care

Let it Flow: Efficient Transitions Elevate Care

Perioperative services is one of the most interconnected units in a hospital, so inefficient flow of patients through the perioperative area can cause disruptions that ripple throughout the entire organization. In this article, experts share tips on how to streamline the process.

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Power of Teamwork

Power of Teamwork

Teamwork within a health care facility is key to achieving the goal of delivering exceptional patient care and achieving high levels of patient satisfaction.

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Sterile Environment Best Practices

Sterile Environment Best Practices

By Don Sadler Sterilization is one of the most critically important aspects of patient safety today. This underlines the vital role played by sterile processing in today’s health care environment. Kimberly Smith, MS, RN, CNOR, CRCST, the owner of KAS Sterilization...

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