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Manager's Guide to Surgery's Hottest Trends - April 2015

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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A P R I L 2 0 1 5 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 5 A p r i l 2 0 1 5 | w w w . o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t S u r g e r y ' s H o t t e s t T r e n d s C O N T E N T S 6 'Black Box' in Every OR Surgery can take a lesson from aviation, says the surgeon who invented a device that records every step of surgery. Teodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD 12 Seeing Is Believing Brilliant high-def monitors and stunning 3D images are revolutionizing surgical video's eye-popping potential. Jim Burger | Associate Editor 20 Ready for a Robot? New technology is improving robotic surgery — although questions still linger about its use. Kendal Gapinski | Associate Editor 25 The Evolution of EMRs Electronic documentation systems continue to imp-rove, offering advantages inside and outside the OR. Brett Cohen, MD, FACS 31 Colon Cancer Doesn't Stand a Chance Improved optics and mechanical innova- tions are revolutionizing colonoscopy screenings. Seth A. Gross, MD, FACG, FASGE 39 The Very Real Benefits of Real-Time Imaging Working with constantly updated pic- tures of anatomy allows for safer, more efficient surgery. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 48 The Promise of Phaco-less Cataract Surgery Femtosecond lasers continue to revolutionize the procedure's potential. Ming Wang, MD, PhD 55 Let UV Light Shine Small but mighty superbug-zapping robots that decontaminate the surfaces you missed are the newest craze in infection prevention. Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief 62 The Melding of Health Care and Technology Is Inevitable Q&A with Rafael Grossmann, MD, FACS, healthcare futurist and Google Glass Explorer. Proudly serving surgical facility leaders in hospitals, ASCs and offices for more than 15 years. 48 M a n a g e r ' s G u i d e t o To Our Readers The Manager's Guide to Surgery's Hottest Trends is filled the latest devices and techniques that promise to revolutionize patient care, making it safer, more effective and more efficient. These innovations aren't based on the overactive imagination of some science-fiction writer. They're happening today, across the country, in facilities like yours that have positioned themselves to use state-of-the-art technology to provide cutting-edge care. Are you ready to join them in riding the wave of surgery's future? Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo courtesy of Teodor Grantcharov, MD, PhD

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