Some days, it’s easy to forget why we are “here”. Working in surgery can be quite challenging. Being in charge can be even more challenging. […]
Sometimes we can be a little tone deaf…
Do you know how some days just take on a vibe of their own? Like the days when everyone is working together as a […]
Patient Satisfaction…tips to keeping patients happy
We’ve all been there. We work hard to do everything right for our patients to ensure their safety, provide care in an efficient and timely […]
Hospital transfers and the new Medicare rules…
When we have to facilitate a hospital transfer, we have to shift into high gear. Not only do we have to ensure a safe and […]
They say you can’t go home again…
I am writing my blog this week as I sit in an old friend’s breakfast restaurant drinking coffee in the town where I grew […]
The Driveway Incident and the school of hard knocks…
I have a confession…I am a car girl. I love cars, especially muscle cars. If I win the lottery, I will buy a 60’s model […]
I just love writing, reviewing, and revising policies…said no one ever!
If you are anything like me, policy review and revision is something I tend to dread. Sometimes, there is an exhaustive thick policy book […]
Don’t make me turn this Operating Room Around!
Yes, I have actually said this. I did so in a kidding manner, but when I did, I truly felt it. I am sure […]
Sharing the Hats: Delegating those non-patient care tasks.
We have all heard it before: The key to effective management is delegation. But, if you are like me, sometimes it’s hard to let go. […]
Starting Cases on time: Don’t let the pans soak…
We can’t always get the surgeon there on time, but we can take steps to make sure we are ready when they […]