Events and Resources for OR Managers

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We invite you to explore events and resources designed to support your most critical cost, quality and outcomes needs. And don’t forget to visit the reimbursement section of this site for specific reimbursement resources.


FREE WEBINAR: Challenging the Status Quo in the Urology Suite: Driving New Clinical, Financial, and Operational Efficiencies
Original Air Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Webinar presenters Thomas Chi, MD, Assistant Professor, Urology and Associate Director for Clinical Affairs University of California San Francisco Medical Center and Susan Schubert, RN, Urology Pod Manager University of California San Francisco Medical Center will illustrate the clinical and financial issues with reusable ureteroscopes related to durability, repair costs, and postoperative complications and explain how these issues often result in operational and staff satisfaction challenges. You will also learn about a novel Single-Use Digital Flexible Ureteroscope and discuss the results of a UCSF micro-costing study comparing the time, labor, consumables, and postoperative complications related to reusable and disposable ureteroscopes.

FREE WEBINAR: The Chargemaster in the OR: From Cut to Compensation
Original Air Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016

Webinar presenter Kathy Heckman, BA, RN, CPC, director of chargemaster services for Prospective Payment Specialists (PPS), Inc., will give an overview of the parts of a chargemaster, how your services in the OR are translated into billing terms, and how that impacts the way in which claims are billed and paid. You will also learn about the distinction between a billable (non-routine) supply versus a non-billable (routine) supply. You will learn about the importance of charge capture and charge reconciliation.

Complexities of Surgical Instrument and Endoscope Reprocessing
CE credits - 1 Contact Hour

ICD-9 to ICD-10 PCS Conversion

Prepare for the ICD-10 conversion by viewing this complimentary on-demand webinar.
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Past Events

The 29th annual OR Manager Conference
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Wednesday, September 21 - Friday, September 23

“ENDOSCOPES: THE LATEST DIRT…Current Issues, New Reprocessing Guidelines & The Shift Toward Single–Use Endoscopes”
CEU in-booth presentation by Cynthia Spry, RN, MA, MSN, CNOR, CBSPDT.

The 28th annual OR Manager Conference
Gaylord Opryland, Nashville, TN
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - Friday, October 9, 2015

Increasing Your OR Efficiency Workshop
September 14, 2015, Westin Boston Waterfront

OR Manager Workshop sponsored by Boston Scientific on hot topics for OR managers, business managers, and directors to provide an update on staffing, supply chain management, and endoscope reprocessing.

  • The OR Supply Chain – Taking it to the Next Level
    William J. Bailey, Sullivan Healthcare Consulting

  • Staffing to Demand to Improve On Time Starts, Case Length and Turnover Times
    Alecia Torrance, RN, BS, MBA, CNOR

  • Complexities of Surgical Instrument Reprocessing
    Mark Duro, CRCST, FCS, IAHCSMM Approved Instructor, Director of Sterile Processing Operations, New England Baptist Hospital

Additional Resources

Protect Your Flexible Ureteroscopes

Unlike traditional flat-tip laser fibers, the ball-shape tip of the Flexiva™ TracTip Single-Use Laser Fiber allows the fiber to pass through a fully deflected scope without damaging the ureteroscope liner or optics.1

Learn More About FlexivaTM TracTip Laser Fibers


1. Bench test results on file with Boston Scientific. Bench testing results may not necessarily be indicative of clinical performance.