Kathleen Catalano

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pay-for-Performance and Recovery Audit Contractors: the whys and wherefores of these programs
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, 2300 W Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:179-82. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Compliance and the perioperative nurse
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Consulting, Perot Systems, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:64-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The Joint Commission update for peri-operative services-2009
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:205-12. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Proposed regulations for enforcement of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:96-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Knowledge is power: averting safety-compromising events in the OR
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot System Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 88:987-95. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Have you heard? The saga of wrong site surgery continues
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:41-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Preventable hospital-acquired conditions: the whys and wherefores
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:158-61. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Complying with the 2008 National Patient Safety Goals
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corp, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:547-56. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging technologies in the OR and their effect on perioperative professionals
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corp, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 86:958-69. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint JCAHO'S National Patient Safety Goals 2006
    Kathleen Catalano
    Regulatory Compliance Services, PHNS Inc, One Lincoln Centre, 5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 21:6-11. 2006

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Pay-for-Performance and Recovery Audit Contractors: the whys and wherefores of these programs
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, 2300 W Plano Parkway, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:179-82. 2009
    ..Pay-for-Performance programs and the Recovery Audit Contractor project are discussed in this article in an effort to provide a baseline of understanding about these programs to those working in peri-operative areas...
  2. doi request reprint Compliance and the perioperative nurse
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Consulting, Perot Systems, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 29:64-7. 2009
    ..This article will provide a brief glimpse at the components of a compliance program and some of the Office of Inspector General-targeted areas that may affect those in the perioperative area...
  3. doi request reprint The Joint Commission update for peri-operative services-2009
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:205-12. 2008
    ..This article discusses SII and the standards and EPs that impact and pose "opportunities for improvement" for peri-operative services...
  4. doi request reprint Proposed regulations for enforcement of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX 75075, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:96-8. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint Knowledge is power: averting safety-compromising events in the OR
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot System Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 88:987-95. 2008
    ..Knowledge is power and increased awareness of patient safety issues and the resources that are available to both health care practitioners and consumers can help perioperative nurses ward off patient safety problems before they occur...
  6. ncbi request reprint Have you heard? The saga of wrong site surgery continues
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Corporation, Plano, TX, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:41-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Preventable hospital-acquired conditions: the whys and wherefores
    Kathleen Catalano
    Healthcare Transformation Support, Perot Systems Clinical Solutions Center, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:158-61. 2008
    ..It is a form of pay-for-performance...
  8. doi request reprint Complying with the 2008 National Patient Safety Goals
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corp, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:547-56. 2008
    ..This article provides a review of the 2008 NPSGs and suggests ways in which information technology systems can address health care organizations' compliance with some of these goals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emerging technologies in the OR and their effect on perioperative professionals
    Kathleen Catalano
    Perot Systems Corp, Plano, TX, USA
    AORN J 86:958-69. 2007
    ..Practitioners must be prepared to implement strategies that address the practical aspects of integrating these new technologies into the perioperative area...
  10. ncbi request reprint JCAHO'S National Patient Safety Goals 2006
    Kathleen Catalano
    Regulatory Compliance Services, PHNS Inc, One Lincoln Centre, 5400 LBJ Freeway, Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 21:6-11. 2006
    ..This original set of goals is reviewed and a new set published every year. This article provides a review of the 2006 National Patient Safety Goals with an emphasis on perioperative/perianesthesia implications...
  11. ncbi request reprint Clinical alarms management and the JCAHO standards
    Kathleen Catalano
    Regulatory Compliance Services, PHNS Inc
    Biomed Instrum Technol . 2005