St. Mark's Hospital - November 01, 2017

The following requests for improvement are in process or completed:

  • Dedicated private dictation area in SMH Endoscopy
  • Installation of new elevator to the helipad.
  • Pulse oximeter enhancements and fax in dialysis unit
  • Globus Excelsius robot to support spine surgery
  • Software enhancements to support interventional radiology use of Hybrid OR as backup location for emergency thrombectomy
  • Facial plastic surgery call agreement in place
  • Vascular surgery call agreement in process
  • Evaluating battery-powered, portable sequential compression devices (SCDs) to reduce VTE
  • Refining “Observer Policy” to simplify process for non-SMH HCA hospital employees and medical staff and improve advance notification of units

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