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NOV/DEC
2023
Volume 39
Number 11
Education and information for OR decision makers
IN THIS ISSUE
INDUSTRY BEATS
Balancing the demand for OR time
with resource utilization ................7
Mastering social media
responsibility: A guide for
OR leaders ..................................9
New water quality standard released
by AAMI .....................................11
Reader's choice: OR am
top read stories .........................13
SPECIALTY STORIES
Role of robotics coordinators in
standardization, efficiency ...........28
How health systems are using
tech tools to make ORs more
efficient ....................................31
Breaking down pain treatments in
the OR and ASC .........................34
IMPORTANT
DATES
UPCOMING WEBINARS
Dec 7: Data-Driven Strategies for
Perioperative Excellence, Fujitsu
Dec 14: Analytics Based Learning
Systems-The Answer Starts with a
Good Question, LiveData
SEE YOU IN 2024!
Feb 6-8, 2024: OR Business
Management Conference in
Phoenix, AZ
Oct 28-31, 2024: OR Manager
Conference in Las Vegas, NV
any health systems rely on external,
third-party agencies to
deploy nurses and other staff.
But when a situation arises in the OR, it
is often more advantageous to have a
familiar face who knows the procedures
of that OR suite.
Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh
has a policy in its perioperative
and procedural space, called the " hard
stop. " Anyone in the OR can stop any
procedure at any time if they see something
that they are not comfortable with.
M
FINANCES
" We teach young
nurses and techs how
to do that, but it can
be hard when you have
strong personalities in
the room, " says Hope
Waltenbaugh, RN, MSN,
CNOR, CNE, vice president
of clinical operations
and innovation at
Allegheny Health.
The health network has a group of
Continued on page 20
Hope
Waltenbaugh,
RN, MSN,
CNOR, CNE
STAFFING
BY JENNIFER LUBELL
How internal staffing agencies benefit
the OR suite
BY CYNTHIA SAVER
Optimizing productivity measurement in
the ASC
roductivity is a foundational concept
for leaders of ambulatory
surgery centers (ASCs). " Measuring
productivity is essential to be
successful, " says Beverly Kirchner,
BSN, RN, CNOR, CASC, chief compliance
officer for SurgeryDirect, LLC, Salt
Lake City, Utah. " When you're measuring
productivity, you're looking at
efficiency, which affects the types and
numbers of cases you can do. "
Time invested in productivity measurement
yields dividends for ASC
leaders. " It helps leaders be more effective
in managing staff and working
P
with surgeons, " says
Becky Ziegler-Otis, MHA,
CASC, RHIA, CPHQ,
CHC, an ASC healthcare
consultant in Plover,
Wisconsin, and a
member of the board
of directors for the Ambulatory
Surgery Center
Association (ASCA).
Ziegler-Otis also is asBeverly
A.
Kirchner,
BSN, RN,
CNOR, CASC
sistant executive director for the ASC
Quality Collaboration, which partners
with outcome measure developers
Continued on page 23
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