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May 26 2017

Cultivating a culture of safety

Susan Cantrell

Communication and technology working together to reduce Never Events

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Quality’s Forum list of Never Events consists of 29 events grouped into 6 categories: surgical, product or device, patient protection, care management, environmental, radiologic, and criminal. Among the most common Never Events are unintended retention of a foreign body; wrong-patient, wrong-site, wrong-procedure; fall; operative/postoperative complication; and medication error.

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Feb 23 2017

Assessing, scheduling with surgical precision

Valerie J. Dimond

Paige Patterson, RN, BSN, House Supervisor at University of Colorado Health (UCH), says what she and her clinical colleagues really want when they go to work is “a reliable, positive patient and caregiver experience.” 

 

That’s probably the primary goal of practically every other clinician working in a healthcare facility as well — but reaching that goal can be a lot harder than it sounds, especially for those working in the surgical suite, where rarely is anything static or predictable.

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Oct 03 2016

LiveData Launches PeriOp Planner Real-Time Solution To Plan, Visualize, And Analyze Surgical Scheduling

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LiveData, Inc . has introduced  LiveData PeriOp Planner, a web-based solution that synchronizes surgical scheduling by visually coordinating the patient’s steps from first referral through scheduled surgery. With PeriOp Planner, patients will be prepared for surgery, and last-minute cancellations will be avoided. Hospitals can accurately track and assess patient readiness and resource requirements in real time to maximize efficiency and operating room utilization.
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Sep 22 2016

LiveData launches PeriOp Planner at OR Manager Conference 2016 for Surgical Scheduling

LiveData, Inc. introduced LiveData PeriOp Planner, a web-based solution that synchronizes surgical scheduling by visually coordinating the patient’s steps from first referral through scheduled surgery. With PeriOp Planner, patients will be prepared for surgery, and last-minute cancellations will be avoided. Hospitals can accurately track and assess patient readiness and resource requirements in real time to maximize efficiency and operating room utilization. PeriOp Planner integrated tools include Service Block Planner and Surgery Planner with PreOp Workup.

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