The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers

In the event that there is a drop in cabin pressure, an oxygen mask will drop from the overhead bin. If you are traveling with others, please put your own mask on first before the others. For those who travel on airlines, you hear that statement every time you fly. This simple statement enforces the […]

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Sepsis Awareness Month?  The Sepsis Alliance defines sepsis as “the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death.”  For those of us that are not clinical, our immune systems are meant to spring into action to prevent infection when the […]

Three Benefits of Efficient Block Scheduling

One of the most resource-intensive areas of the hospital, the operating room is arguably the largest revenue contributor to hospital margins at nearly 2/3 of revenue and accounts for almost 1/3 of all hospital supply costs. With this in mind, it is important to make sure that operating rooms are being utilized in the most […]