Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Reducing Wrong-Site Operations: How Universal Protocol Was Established

Surgery is an invasive procedure that carries weighty risks such as anesthesia reactions, infections, and wrong-site, or wrong procedure. Thankfully, today’s OR teams are...
Newborn Naming Convention Example

Joint Commission Issues New Requirement for Distinct Naming Conventions for Newborn Identification

It’s understood that misidentifying newborns can lead to very serious errors, such as, administering the wrong blood products or even sending the wrong infant to surgery. In...
Improve Sterile Processing Workflow with 3 C's

Loaner and Vendor Problems: The 3 C’s that Can Improve your SPD

As the staff of most Sterile Processing Departments (SPD) can tell you, sterilization is getting complicated. As surgeries become more and more intricate and...