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Special Outpatient Surgery Edition - Cost Justification - January 2017

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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J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 5 6 Find Value in Value Analysis Cost-justifying new purchases is essential in today's surgical economy. Larry Creech, MBA 10 Can You Put a Price on The Best Views in Surgery? 4K video is the clear choice for forward-thinking facilities. Susan Alexander, RN, MSN, CPAN 17 Orthopedic Robots Pay for Themselves Outpatient joint replacement business is booming thanks to new opportunities and better outcomes. Joseph P. Nessler, MD 24 Make Room in Your Budget For Whole-Room Disinfection Mobile robots hunt down and destroy even the hardiest of multidrug-resistant organisms. Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 29 Bring C-arm's Imaging Power to the Bedside Improved intraoperative imaging is well worth the investment. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor Bill Donahue | Senior Editor 34 The Nose Knows: Stop Staph Where It Lurks For a small cost, nasal decolonization can pack a big punch in the fight against SSIs. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 40 Think Outside the Box to Pump Up Your Purchasing Power Q&A with Thomas Lubotsky, BBA, MHA, FACHE, value-based expert and supply management mastermind. To Our Readers Adding new technologies and products to your facility's ORs has to benefit the bottom line as much as patient care. We hope you use the Manager's Guide to Cost Justification to build proposals that outline compelling business arguments and clear clinical need for the new purchases you've got bud- geted for this year. With the advice on the following pages, making the tough sell to value-analysis and capital committees will never be easier. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo by Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN Cost Justification J a n u a r y 2 0 1 7 w w w . o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t C O N T E N T S 17 C O N T E N T S

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