Healthcare Departments

Improvements in Surgery Quality Markers Linked to Hospital Profitability

May 16, 2019

Hospitals that perform better on steps to prevent complications after surgery also have better performance on measures of profitability, reports a study in the May/June issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

OR Collaboration Key to Endoscope Safety

April 11, 2019

By Stephanie Davis, MSHA, RN, CNOR, CSSM

In every operating room (OR) or procedural area, a patient deserves the peace of mind that the endoscopic instruments they are exposed to are free of any potentially infectious matter that can harm them.