Quality of Care

OR Today Magazine Philip Corvo, MD, MA, FACS, and Wesley Knauft, MD Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a paradigm shift in perioperative care that can benefit both hospitals and their patients. In this article published in OR Today by...[Read more]
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]
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]
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]
Beckers Clinical Leadership & Infection Control Stephanie J. Doniger, MD, RDMS, FAAP, FACEP One of the most appealing aspects of ultrasound is its inherent safety. With images generated using sound waves, rather than with the use of ionizing radiation, use...[Read more]
Becker's Hospital CFO Report Rich Fabian, Chief Operation Officer, Fujifilm SonoSite With healthcare providers becoming more concerned about the cost of providing services to their patients, the purchasing decision regarding imaging equipment, including new or replacement ultrasound systems, needs to...[Read more]
Becker's Infection Control and Clinical Quality Judy Padula, MSN, RN and Matthew Ostroff, ARNP With hospitals continuing to be measured on patient safety related criteria such as number of central-line associated blood stream infections, it is important for hospital leadership...[Read more]