St. Mark's Hospital - May 11, 2017

Physician Engagement Survey

  1. Cardiovascular device contracts
    • Facilitated special physician review for IVF filters
  2. Intuity Valve (less invasive aortic valve replacement)
    • Transitioned inventory pull into research trial
  3. Bone Cement contract (multiple vendors)
    • Facilitated physician input into decision-making
  4. OR infection prevention
    • Audit of AORN standards compliance in OR
    • Consistent EVS & Xenex disinfection
    • Rerouted non-hazardous waste removal
  5. Corrected Epic database so MD credentials appear
  6. Late lab results
    • Corrected training gap in new phlebotomy staff
    • Corrected education gap in nurse draw Epic flag
  7. Front desk presence – WP 2nd Floor (in progress)
  8. Facilitated state approval of MDs for nuclear medicine
  9. Endoscopy – new scopes, light sources & processors
  10. PACS upgrade delayed until plan in place & informed
  11. Medical director notification for downtimes / events
  12. Facilitated dietitian review of “cardiac” diet

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