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OR Today Davinder S. Ramsingh, MD With the release on May 30, 2019 of the final report from the Federal government’s Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, anesthesiologists need specific case studies on how to implement recommendations in their...[Read more]
AnesthesiologyNews.com Theresa Bowling, MD Enhanced recovery pathways (ERPs) have been shown to reduce costs and improve outcomes in nearly all surgical specialties, including shortening length of stay (LOS) by 30% to 50%, with similar reductions in complications and decreased readmissions...[Read more]
HealthManagement.org Nidhi Nikhanj, MD Obtaining vascular access is one of the most common procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, with more than 5 million central venous catheterizations (CVCs) performed annually (Feller-Klopman 2007). Nearly 80% of critical care patients undergo CVC (Gibbs;...[Read more]
Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer at Fujifilm SonoSite HealthCare Business News While providers continue to adhere to safe, low-dose imaging protocols, we are also seeing a trend toward finding new care pathways that use ionizing-free modalities. For...[Read more]
Becker's Hospital Review Nishant Shah, MD During the year 2030, the number of Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries in the U.S. is projected to surpass 1.28 million. A recent study suggests that outpatient TKA can provide a cost savings of...[Read more]
Axis Imaging News Diku Mandavia, MD, FACEP, FRCPC, Chief Medical Officer at Fujifilm SonoSite Vascular access is one of the most commonly performed procedures in U.S. hospitals as up to 70% of patients require a peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheter during...[Read more]
Becker's Hospital CFO Report Rich Fabian, Chief Operation Officer, FUJIFILM SonoSite Most of us think of warranties as a way to save money because they reduce the possibility of spending money in the future. This article from Fujifilm SonoSite’s Chief...[Read more]
Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control Stephanie J. Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP In the second part of this article that discusses how point-of-care ultrasound can improve the safety and quality of care delivered to children in an emergency room...[Read more]
HealthCare Business News Anthony Moretti MD, MBA and Diku Mandavia MD, FACEP, FRCPC Physicians face unique challenges when treating the pediatric patient population. In this article, Dr. Anthony Moretti, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Adventist Health White Memorial,...[Read more]
Anesthesiology News Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS With growing concern regarding the opioid epidemic in the United States, Dr. Edward Mariano, Chief of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Professor, Department...[Read more]