Emergency Preparedness Update

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  Emergency Preparedness Update Administrative EyeCare Jan/Feb 2019 By: Crissy Benze, MSN, BSN, RN Blizzards, floods, wildfires, and hurricanes have killed thousands, cost billions of dollars, and stressed local healthcare systems,…

Keeping Tabs: Stay Up to Date on Evolving ASC Infection Control Strategies

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  Keeping Tabs: Stay Up to Date on Evolving ASC Infection Control Strategies Administrative EyeCare Nov/Dec 2018 By: Vanessa Sindell, MSN, BSN, RN In an environment of ever-increasing scrutiny of infection control practices,…

Road Map for Integrating MIGS

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Road Map for Integrating MIGS Logistical tips for bringing today's glaucoma surgery to your ASC The Ophthalmic ASC, October 2018 Featuring Vanessa Sindell, MSN, BSN, RN In 2018, chances are good that minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries…

How Does Your Surgical Tech Training Measure Up?

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How Does Your Surgical Tech Training Measure Up? The Ophthalmic ASC, May 2018 Featuring Vanessa Sindell, MSN, BSN, RN In many respects, you could say the surgical technician — or scrub tech — serves as the “center” of the ASC…

Operation Patient Satisfaction

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Operation Patient Satisfaction Focusing on the Fundamentals of Care from Pre-Op to Post-Op The Ophthalmic ASC, February 2018 Featuring Vanessa Sindell, MSN, BSN, RN As an owner or operator of an ASC, your goal is to keep a steady flow…

The Why, What and How of ASC Staff Training

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The Why, What, and How of ASC Staff Training Administrative EyeCare Sep/Oct 2018 Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC Physician and writer Atul Gawande addressed the complexity, cost, and surprising lack of efficacy of our healthcare system…

Tips For Making An ASC's Medical Records More Compliant

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Tips For Making An ASC's Medical Records More Compliant Administrative EyeCare May/Jun 2018 Vanessa Sindell, BSN, RN Medical records are legal documents, and it is critically important they are consistently accu­rate, thorough, and…

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…