May 26 2017

Cultivating a culture of safety

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...

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Feb 23 2017

Assessing, scheduling with surgical precision

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...

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Oct 03 2016

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

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...

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Apr 01 2016

Take over your makeover: Sweet suite renovation

Integrated, hybrid, smart. Those are the buzz words used to describe today's most cutting edge operating rooms (ORs). As minimally invasive surgery and interventional procedures continue to emerge the surgical suite is evolving also with innovative features to support the clinicians performing them. To attract and retain the best surgeons and...

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