ASCA 2017 in Washington DC

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Day 1 Woke up to a beautiful view of National Harbor at ASCA 2017. All of the pre-conferences were held today. I was happy to moderate and present two workshops at the CASC Review Course. In addition, I was able to attend the ASCA State Association…

Regent Surgical Health DON Conference, Boulder, CO

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Deb and I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the annual Regent Surgical Health Director of Nursing Conference, in Boulder, CO. Because the meeting was in Colorado, it was an easy drive for me. Deb flew in the night before the conference…

Aloha from Hawaiian Eye 2017

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The Hawaiian Eye meeting was on Kauai this year. Getting there turned into a bit of a fiasco for me. I had a 1015am departure scheduled for Friday. Finally at 230pm, they cancelled the flight after multiple delays. It took 1 ½ hours to get…

ASCA Winter Conference 2017

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Debra Stinchcomb presented “Cell Phone Usage by Patients/Patients Representatives” in San Antonio at the ASCA Winter 2017 conference. This presentation was part of the Minimizing your Regulatory and Legal Risk Seminar. Deb had the pleasure…

Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Association Meeting 2016

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PSS was a proud sponsor at the annual meeting of MASA, the Maryland Ambulatory Surgery Association. They had a record attendance of 70+ attendees. Many thanks to Andrea Hyatt, Marjorie Blouin, and the rest of their team for organizing a great…

Kansas Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2016

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This past week, Debra had the pleasure to speak to the attendees at the annual meeting of the Kansas Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers. Deb spoke on Quality Management (including Risk Management, Quality Management, QI Studies and Quality…
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AMO University Canada makes a big splash!

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Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC AMO University has long been the gold standard for refractive surgery staff training. With the dramatic shift of cataract surgery to private centers all across Canada, AMO Canada decided to extend the AMO U focus…

NY ASC Symposium 2016

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This year, Progressive Surgical Solutions was a proud sponsor for the 3rd annual NY Metro ASC Symposium, which took place September 14, 2016, at the New York Hilton Midtown. This one-day seminar is devoted to ambulatory surgery centers…

Networking in Paradise

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Regina and Crissy are in Hawaii this week at Hawaiian Eye 2016, connecting with old friends like David Chang, MD and networking with new people in the ophthalmology industry, including Megan Mestas, COO of EyeMax. It's our favorite meeting…

Poster Session at OR Manager

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Debra is at OR Manager in Nashville.  Very happy to see RNs doing research at the poster session.  Please see a few examples of those posters that can help ASCs!  The training of new RN Circulators with the use of zones was my favorite. …