ASA Monitor | Posted: January 2017 | Written by Rafael Cartagena, MD and Franc Galinanes Health care is constantly evolving. To be best-positioned, physicians who are equipped to make informed decisions will thrive in the increasingly challenging environment of health care reform. To
BMJ Quality & Safety | January 28, 2016 | Written by Sarah Jo, Tim Xu, and Martin A. Makary Transparency can be a powerful driver of better healthcare quality.1 In 2013, it was proposed that recording video data in healthcare begin with the several medical procedures that are alr
Transfusion | Volume 56, Feb 2016 | Written by Nicole R. Guinn, Jason R. Guercio, Thomas J. Hopkins, Aime Grimsley, Dinesh J. Kurian, Maria I. Jimenez, Michael P Bolognesi, Rebecca Schroeder, Solomon Aronson, on behalf of the Duke Perioperative Enhancement Team (POET) NAPA anesthesio
Profile Magazine | Issue: Q1/16 | Written by Nicholas Vroman Leslie Russo’s leadership development initiative promises to be a game-changer Leslie Russo, vice president of human resources for North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), has shepherded the organization’s
Clinical care provisions in our health care delivery system are keenly focused on efficiency and quality. Surgery in the ambulatory care setting has been shown to deliver high-quality care in a more efficient and lower-cost setting, thus the number of cases performed in these settings
Pain. It’s what patients are likely to remember most about their surgery, regardless of how many times your nurses smiled or how successful the surgical outcome. What can you do to manage the fifth vital sign, so patients are ready for a timely discharge and return to normal life rout
Written by Elizabeth Srejic | Infection Control Today | February 2015 Issue Remote video auditing (RVA) with feedback is a promising new technology shown to dramatically improve compliance among healthcare workers (HCWs).
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Becker’s Hospital Review | November 13, 2014 With the healthcare industry undergoing change at breakneck speed, hospitals and health systems are faced with the choice of adapting quickly or being left out of the equation.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Becker’s Hospital Review | October 28, 2014 The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly, and the move from fee-for-service to value-based care has begun. Healthcare leaders must start implementing changes today for their organizations to survive and thrive to