Heading into Surgery with Action!

Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:46:25 PM America/New_York

“Positioning of the surgical patient is an important part of anesthesia care and attention to the physical and physiological consequences of positioning can help prevent serious adverse events and complications,” authors Irene Rozet, MD and Monica S. Vavilala, MD explain. Read on...

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Foot Drop is a Surgical Concern

Monday, February 13, 2017 8:18:31 PM America/New_York

Nerve injury is a true concern to everyone in the operating room.  It is has been noted that the most common cause of foot drop is the compression of the nerve that controls the muscles involved in the lifting the foot. Unfortunately, nerve damage could be a result of hip or knee replacement surgery. Keep reading to learn about possible solutions to a serious problem, foot drop.

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ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL PRODUCTS IN THE OPERATING ROOM? NOT!

Monday, November 14, 2016 1:40:06 PM America/New_York

The healthcare marketplace is in the midst of significant change. Providers have always faced the challenge of balancing the services they provide with the cost of providing the services. Successfully adapting to change involves right-sizing the services and the facilities in which to provide these services,” comments healthcare design firm, Artekna.  Read more about right-sizing...

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CONNECTING TO PURPOSE IN PROPER OR PRODUCT SELECTION

Monday, October 31, 2016 3:45:16 PM America/New_York

“A sense of purpose is critical for employees to maximize their full potential,” says Kristin Baird, MHA, BSN, RN, President and CEO of the Baird Group healthcare consultancy firm. When it comes to selecting the right products for use in a hospital setting, connecting product to purpose is the way to maximize patient safety and comfort.  Read on...

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A warm thank you note!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:46:00 PM America/New_York

Always great to hear a warm testimonial. Thank you Highland Park- Northshore Medical Center. We are happy to be your partner in patient safety. Read on to see what they say about us...

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