Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

The CapStreet Group Invests in Surgical Notes

The CapStreet Group, LLC is pleased to announce the completion of the majority recapitalization of Surgical Notes Inc. in partnership with the founders and shareholders.

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Surgical Notes is a health care solutions company that provides a comprehensive and integrated suite of products and services designed to streamline the reimbursement process, reduce administrative costs and better manage information for U.S. ambulatory surgical centers (ASC). Surgical Notes leverages its technology and industry expertise to provide an integrated suite of products that allows ASCs to be more efficient and focus on patient care.

“The CapStreet team has been great to work with; they understand our business model and have a proven track record of building strong tech-enabled outsourced business service companies. With CapStreet as our partner, Surgical Notes will build on its legacy of excellent customer service, innovation and best in class technology. We will continue to focus on providing cutting edge, innovative revenue cycle solutions for the ASC industry,” said Randy Bishop. In connection with CapStreet’s investment, current Bishop will transition from president to chief executive officer of the company.



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