Anesthesia is never used
Quick recover, small incisions, less hospital time, less anesthesia and less trauma.
It can be done by a nurse instead of a doctor.
The surgery usually last 30-45 minutes.
Chisels, t-handle and screws.
Mallet, osteotomes and drills.
Cannula using lasers, endoscopes or laprascopes.
Bronchoscope introduced into the body through the mouth to see the Trachea and bronchi of the lungs.
Colposcope introduced into the body through the ear to see the brain.
Cystoscope introduced into the body through the urethra to see the inside of the bladder.
Laparoscope introduced into the body through a opening in the abdomen to see the stomach, liver or other abdominal organs.
Buying more equipment and firing Central Service Technicians.
Limit the amount of procedures done daily.
Using disposable only medical devices and surgical instruments.
Outsourcing services, establishing satellite processing units with centralized management and creating a integrated delivery network that includes healthcare providers arrange for services that target a specific population.
Lunch breaks are easier to manage and control.
Management can keep a eye on staff.
Maximize people, equipment and utilities. Get more done in a shorter time
Shipping and receiving
The cart washer
A chemical and physical process
In the Decontamination room
Prep and Pack
Submerge items in water or not
Handwashing and put in mechanical washer
Decide what items are reusable or disposable
Decide which items to discard in the sharps container
Decide if items could go in the ultrasonic machine or not