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    RE: Buttons

    Posted in: SGNA Open Forum

    From SGNA Management of endoscopic accessories, valves, etc... : A comprehensive quality control program for reusable medical devices should be implemented and include, but not limited to the following: Visual inspection and equipment testing to identify ...

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    We are a large academic medical center and we utilize Op time in Epic and have a mix of anesthesia and conscious sedation cases. We really like utilizing Op time and are going to be transitioning next year to another interface in Epic called Lumens. ...

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    We definitely calculate ADR's. I believe it is the best quality metric for GI endoscopists. It is their personal report card. We calculate these with screening colons only though. Mandated or not, it is just good due diligence to track this metric. It's ...

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    RE: PI Studies

    Posted in: SGNA Open Forum

    Danielle, I would recommend to look at data to identify deficits or known issues, whether it be workflow, efficiency, safety, quality, cost, etc. We have gotten ideas for QAPI projects in the past by reviewing our patient satisfaction surveys/comments, ...

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    I do Manometry studies. Recently, I was asked if I do random culturing of the catheters. I do not. I’m interested in what other Manometry/Motility labs do. Thank you, Jean Parent RN CGRN NWH Newton, MA Sent from my iPhone

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