ASC Staffing Roles and Considerations

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ASC Staffing Roles and Considerations Administrative EyeCare Jan/Feb 2018 Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Debra Stinchcomb, MBA, BSN, RN, CASC Allied Ophthalmic Personnel (AOP) perform a wide variety of tasks and procedures under…

Compounding Problems

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Compounding Problems Administrative EyeCare Nov/Dec2017 Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Anthony Dziabo Mark T. Livingston         In the fall of 2011 more than 20 people were injured when…

The Never-Ending Quest for Quality

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The Never-Ending Quest for Quality Administrative Eyecare July/Aug 2017 Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC In recent years, surgery centers have heightened their focus on quality. An active Quality Assess-ment and Performance Improvement…

Controlling Infection in the ASC

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  Controlling Infection in the ASC The Ophthalmic ASC October 2017 With a low incidence of infection, ASCs dispute sterilization standards that threaten the bottom line Robert Calandra, Featuring Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Cataract…

Creating a Culture of Safety in your ASC

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Creating a Culture of Safety in your ASC AE Magazine March/April 2017 Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Culture encompasses the values and attitudes of the employees in an organization. Employees working in an unhealthy culture…

Office Based Cataract Surgery: Questions and Concerns

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Office Based Cataract Surgery: Questions and Concerns Lori Baker-Schema, MBA, EdD EyeNet Magazine Commentary by Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC I am frequently asked about my opinion on cataract surgery moving into an office based environment.…

Tips for Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery

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Tips for Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery Jared R. Younger, MD, MPH Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Pearls for smoothly integrating a new laser and quickly achieving profitability A femtosecond laser is a major capital…

Experts Can Help ASC Leaders Solidify Building Safety

Experts Can Help ASC Leaders Solidify Building Safety Featuring: Debra Stinchcomb, MBA, BSN, RN, CASC For an ambulatory surgery center (ASC), maintaining a safe physical environ- ment for patients generally falls to the administrator…

The Key to Top-Performing ASCs: Physician Leadership

The Key to Top-Performing ASCs: Physician Leadership Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Over the last 33 years, I have had the privilege of visiting and engaging in some way with hundreds of ASCs across the USA and in Canada and Puerto…

The Call Every Surgery Center Dreads

The Call Every Surgery Center Dreads Regina Boore, RN, BSN, MS, CASC It’s the call every surgery center nursing director dreads. Dr. Smith, who operated at your center yes- terday, calls you late in the morning to say he thinks three of…