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 human resources programs and initiatives
When an advanced acute care facility with a cardiac surgical program, high-risk obstetric services and invasive cardiology was forced to close operating rooms due to staffing shortages, their administrative leadership selected the Mid-Atlantic division of NAPA as to overcome these challenges.
A busy orthopedic-focused, acute care hospital facility located near a large East Coast city was experiencing significant challenges. They were plagued with inadequate anesthesia staffing that ultimately led to poor customer service to patients, surgeons and hospital staff.
When a management company overseeing a major Manhattan ambulatory surgery center (ASC) specializing in gastrointestinal endoscopy services found itself increasingly dissatisfied with its anesthesia provider, they knew a change was in order.
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 continues to rise.
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 routines as quickly as possible?
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).