February 19, 2016

Manage physician preference cards to boost efficiency and patient safety

Surgeons often complain that their physician preference cards (PPCs) are not current, and keeping on top of the situation can be a struggle. Yet having accurate information on these cards greatly enhances both efficiency and patient safety, say surgical services leaders who have overhauled their systems. In this article, experts who have helped many facilities refine their processes share best practices that everyone should follow.

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