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Rebekah Morrison
I am in need of a good hand hygiene audit. Is anyone willing to share theirs from an ambulatory surgery center?
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The joint commission has the TST hand hygiene audit tool. However I do not think it is relevant to the surgical ...
Erica Searcey
Where can I find the standards for the particle counts in the Operating Room?
Kathryn Kuhn
Hello all, We are trying to give our hospital's leadership an accurate picture of our OR "productive time." ...

Hey Kathryn,

Per the PNDS Health System domain, thedefinition for H.1125 Room Set Up Start is

Thetime personnel ...

Andrena Calix
The flexible endoscope IFUs state to wipe the endoscope after high-level disinfection with a sterile, lint free ...
Andrena Calix Category Documentation Apr '22

We are trialing this package off of amazon. Cost per wipe is less than our laundering costs of reusable towels. So ...

Cherri Ashton
It should be listed as a smoke evacuation system under supplies used, but I guess you could add to nursing comments ...
Cherri Ashton Category Documentation Apr '22
Sandra Barnes
Hi, I am trying to improve my ambulatory surgery center's paper chart for our records for ophthalmology, ...
Sandra Barnes Category Documentation Mar '22

The entire chart in general or what specific part? Orders? RN intra op record??

NICOLE HELGESON
Our facility is looking to scan equipment into EMR. What type of equipment is pertinent to trace back to our ...
NICOLE HELGESON Category Documentation Mar '22
I would say anything that can cause harm to the patient if it malfunctions or while in the patient.
Ellen Carr
Our hospital is starting to perform robotic total knee arthroplasty cases. Do you require this to be on the ...
Ellen Carr Category Documentation Mar '22

I think from a legal perspective, it would be good to have the complete procedure. With that said, there are several ...

Michaela Smith
We are a small ASC currently going through the process for accreditation with AAAHC. Does anyone have any info on ...
Michaela Smith Category Documentation Mar '22
amy martin
Does anyone use Xperience regularly in primary total joints? We have had several surgeons request Xperience and ...
amy martin Category Documentation Mar '22
Heidi Woods
Vascular shunts used when doing carotid endarterectomies.......do you document this as an implant and then an ...
Heidi Woods Category Documentation Mar '22
Angie Bergeron
We are currently in talks to move from paper charting to an EMR system. Does anyone have experience with either HST ...
Angie Bergeron Category Documentation Mar '22
We transitioned to SIS last year. Our biggest issue is the interfaces that connect SIS to the EMRs of the various ...
Karlie Peters
Does anyone know if it is required to document the use of a smoke evacuation system, such as a neptune smoke ...
Karlie Peters Category Documentation Feb '22

I am interested to hear about this as well

Amanda Brady
I have some staff who are documenting their In Room time when they start opening the room and counting. The patient ...
Amanda Brady Category Documentation Feb '22
Good morning,

We do not document the room opening time and the participants involved before the case in OR time. I ...
Casey Jansky
Do y’all documents surgical counts with The actual number and contents like laps-20 blades-3 or just as a check box ...
Casey Jansky Category Documentation Feb '22

I always do the number

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