Entries by Surgical Direct

How To Prepare for the Cataract Surgery Influx

COVID-19 has created unique and challenging circumstances for us all. Elective surgeries are by-and-large on hold for at least the next 30 days and due to the outbreak and containment challenges that the virus brings, it’s still too early to know exactly how long the non-essential medical procedure “freeze” will go on. But what we […]

Navigating COVID-19

The days we are living right now are unprecedented. It is remarkable how every day in the last week has brought dramatic changes to our nation and our economy. No one seems to be unaffected. We all have had to shift and adjust to this progressive situation and adapt quickly. At Surgical Direct Inc, we […]

Increase Cataract Surgery Efficiency

“How can my OR team increase Cataract Surgery Efficiency?” This is a question that every OR admin team and Ophthalmologist should be asking themselves. Efficiency is a key component to your day-to-day operations that ensures that your patients receive the absolute best care they deserve. Efficiency is not only about reducing OR time. It’s about […]

2 Rooms in 2020

Double your Cataract Surgery Capacity with Surgical Direct Inc Are you tired of capacity limitations (as well as efficiency) during cataract days in your OR? Often times it’s only possible to have 1 room operational for cataracts because you simply don’t have enough equipment to pull it off efficiently. It also can be a logistical […]

Preparing For The End-Of-Year Cataract Rush

We call November-December the “End-Of-Year Cataract Rush”. Insurance deductibles generally roll-over on Jan 1, and for many patients, deductibles have been met fully met towards the end of the year. This means that (generally speaking) Ophthalmologists and their practices experience the an influx of cataract cases in the last 2 months of the year. In […]

Cataract Headwinds Will Change Revenue

Now is a Good Time for Eye Outsourcing The ever-changing landscape of the ophthalmology specialty (specifically in cataract practice) can prove to be a tough market to forecast when it’s a good time to invest in technology. The past held much more certainty regarding the security of investment when purchasing Cataract equipment. And even though […]