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IN THIS ISSUE... HEALTHCARE


PURCHASING EWS N 10


April 2018 • Volume 42, No. 4


SPECIAL FOCUS 6 Newswire/Fast Stats


10 KEEP SUPPLY LINES FLUID ASCs, outpatient facilities shouldn’t have to fi sh for hospital contracts.


18 Clinical assessments help ASC’s reach target goals OPERATING ROOM


20 SAVVY SCHEDULING IN THE SURGICAL SUITE Innovations to boost productivity, satisfaction and revenue


20 Patient Connection 20 INFECTION PREVENTION


24 TECHNOLOGY TAKES THE LEAD IN REDUCING SEPSIS An integrated clinical workfl ow is essential for reducing sepsis


24 Prevention Update CS CONNECTION


30 THE ELEVATION REVELATION Salary surveys shows CS/SPD continuing to strive for higher status


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40 Self-Study Series The science of speed: Today’s rapid readout biological indicators By Craig Wallace


44 CS Solutions


Soaking solutions; hand sanitizer violations; identifying mysterious gray stains by Ray Taurasi


46 IAHCSMM Viewpoint Step up to IAHCSMM Fellowship by Julie E. Williamson


PRODUCTS & SERVICES 30


48 ANATOMY OF A SURGICAL SUITE Make no bones about the technology needed to run the OR


EXPERT EXCLUSIVES 4 SKU’d


Amazon Rising 52 48


People & Opinions Is offsite sterile processing for me? by Derrick Bransby


52 Worth Repeating


54 Standard Practices Value-based healthcare demands a new approach to item data management by Karen Conway


56 Periscope The long tail of Supply Chain’s expense continuum by Robert T. Yokl


55 Advertiser Index/Classifi ed 2 April 2018 • HEALTHCARE PURCHASING NEWS • hpnonline.com


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