Make Getting Changed for Surgery Quick and Easy

Have your staff fill plastic bags with bed sheets, a blanket, a gown and a surgical hat. Lay a plastic bag on each gurney in pre-op. After the patient changes place their street clothes in the plastic bag with a patient label on it and take…

Deepening Drug Shortages

It is safe to say that we have all been affected by drug shortages in the past year. Health Affairs recently published an article by Gregg Margolis. It estimated that thousands of cancer patients have been delayed in receiving life saving treatment…

Tracking supply costs per case should you include premium IOLs?

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When tracking costs per case do not include premium IOLs or pass through implant costs.  These costs should be categorized differently on your ASC's income statement.  Ophthalmology supply costs per case benchmark at $220.  Does your facility…