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The responsibilities of an OR Manager go well beyond the operating room walls – from costs to staffing to juggling everyday challenges. We’ve created a rich resource with educational webinars and other management tools, geared to helping you make the most of your time – so you can focus on creating better patient outcomes.

Top Priorities - Operational: On-time starts, Room turnover, Utilization metrics - Approximately 40% of time  Clinical - Site infections, Patient safety, Complications - Approximately 30% of time  Financial - Budget performance, Cost per case, - Approximately 20% of time Top Priorities - Operational: On-time starts, Room turnover, Utilization metrics - Approximately 40% of time  Clinical - Site infections, Patient safety, Complications - Approximately 30% of time  Financial - Budget performance, Cost per case, - Approximately 20% of time
Staffing - Staff retention, Training/education, Productivity  Physicians - Lateness/delays, Satisfying demands, Interpersonal issues  Supplies - Cost control, Availability, Quality control *Research performed on behalf of BSC. Data on file. Staffing - Staff retention, Training/education, Productivity  Physicians - Lateness/delays, Satisfying demands, Interpersonal issues  Supplies - Cost control, Availability, Quality control *Research performed on behalf of BSC. Data on file.


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LithoVue­™

The LithoVue™ Single-Use Digital Flexible Ureteroscope delivers high-quality visualization and seamless navigation.

  • Single-use LithoVue doesn't have the limitations or costly repairs associated with reusable scopes.

  • The LithoVue system is a flexible, all-in-one solution that's perfect for a wide range of environments.

  • From the costs of reprocessing endoscopes to combatting ureteroscope contamination, read timely, relevant articles from leading industry resources.


Featured Webinar

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The Evolution of Value Analysis: Moving from Reactive to Strategic

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 1:30pm CST I 1CEU

Webinar presenters Mark Dixon, RPh, MHA, FACHE, President of The Mark Dixon Group and Bob Dybec, RN, MS, CPSN, CNOR, OR Nurse Manager for NYU Winthrop will discuss today’s value analysis committee and the pressures to achieve optimal clinical, quality, and financial objectives while driving towards value-based care. Mark Dixon will walk through what your CEO is focusing on and how you can align that vision to your value analysis and Bob Dybec will present a practical case study of how his team made a strategic value analysis shift in evaluating a novel technology, the LithoVue Single-Use ureteroscope.

 

FREE WEBINAR

Beyond the Endo Suite: Problems with Flexible Ureteroscopes Used in OR Settings

1CEU

Webinar presenter, Cori L. Ofstead, MSPH, is an epidemiologist and president and chief executive officer, Ofstead & Associates, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota. She will describe costs and patient safety risks associated with using damaged or contaminated flexible ureteroscopes, discuss the results of a new study that evaluated reprocessing effectiveness for flexible ureteroscopes and discuss methods for actively monitoring ureteroscopes using unannounced audits, biochemical tests, and visual inspection.

 

FREE WEBINAR

Challenging the Status Quo in the Urology Suite: Driving New Clinical, Financial, and Operational Efficiencies

1CEU

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

1CEU

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.

 

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Featured Articles

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From OR MANAGER, learn more about efficiency and improving processes, in and out of the OR.

PACU Patient Flow Improves With CRNA Assistance

Learn about the procedural efficiencies a Lean Six Sigma multidisciplinary team at Summa Health System in Akron, OH implemented to reduce OR hold times.

 

Efficiency Efforts Improve Staff Satisfaction With Turnover Time

Read about a staff satisfaction analysis at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI to discover whether efficiency projects focused on reducing TOT would improve job satisfaction amongst OR Nurses, surgeons and anesthesiologists.

 


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