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Session: Creative staffing during a time of shortages

Editor’s Note Amanda Brown, MS, RN, PCNS-BC, CNS-CP, CNOR, Nurse Professional Development Specialist, Lutheran Medical Center, Intermountain Health and recently retired Deborah Hedrick, MA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, Director, Perioperative Services, Lutheran Medical Center, shared the creative staffing program they implemented at their institution in a Tuesday session at OR Business…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 8, 2023
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Session: Preparing for the next supply chain disruption

Editor’s Note "The pandemic is to healthcare what 9/11 was to the transportation industry. Just like you will never fly the same way, you will never get your hip replacement the same way," Andrew Martin, MSN, RN, CPHRM, Patient Safety Analyst / Consultant, ECRI Institute, told the audience in the…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 8, 2023
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Session: ASC joint ventures—Risk or reward?

Editor's Note “Patients, physicians, and others basically label hospitals as the place you go when you’re sick,” Joan Dentler, MBA, Founder and President of Avanza Healthcare Strategies, said when opening the session, “ASC Joint Ventures—Risk or Reward?” On the flip side, she continued, “outpatient services is where you go when…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
February 8, 2023
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Session: Reducing staffing costs by decreasing minutes in the workday

Editor's Note In an informative presentation that focused on how data and electronic health records (EHR) played a key role in helping the team at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital understand the financial impact of turnover time inefficiency, Monica Young, MBA, RN, DNP, Vice President of Perioperative Services; Stefanie Landmesser, MSN,…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
February 7, 2023
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Session: Designing a sustainable model for your future OR

Editor’s Note Michelle Larson, DNP, RN, NE-BC, Nurse Administrator at Mayo Clinic, posed this quote from Dr Charles Mayo, founder of the Mayo Clinic, when opening the session, “Designing a Sustainable Model for your Future OR Today”: “If we excel in anything, it is in our capacity for translating idealism…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 7, 2023
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Session: Successful evaluation of new services, products for profitability

Editor’s Note “What problem does your OR have that you would like to solve?” posed Pamela Hunt, BS, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Executive Advisory, Consultant and Associate Faculty, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University, to the audience at the OR Business Management Conference. During her session, "No Margin, No Mission:…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 7, 2023
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Pre-Conference Workshop: Financial management and key concepts for success

To be a leader today you must be competent to understand the drive of financials, says Brandon Bennett, DNP, APRN, CNOR, CNS-CP, CSSM, CNAMB, NE-BC, adding that “optimization is critical.” Bennett discussed the significance of understanding financial management in the OR in the pre-conference workshop on Sunday at the OR…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 6, 2023
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Panel: Trends in the OR—What's driving profitability?

Editor’s Note Three panelists weighed in on which trends are impacting profitability in an OR Business Management Conference session titled, "Trends in the OR—What's Driving Profitability?" What is the area most affected by last year’s high inflation and supply shortages? Staffing expenses and shortages are continuing to "put pressure on…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 6, 2023
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Opening Keynote: Cultivating an agile workforce in a time of disruption

Editor’s Note “Change should not be measured by the pain of change; rather, it should be measured by the consequences if I don’t” change, says Kelvin McCree, Chief Learning Officer of Laser Focus Leadership Solutions at the OR Business Management Conference opening keynote. McCree engaged the audience on one main…

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By: Bridget Brown
February 6, 2023
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OR Business Management Conference kicks off today

Editor's Note The OR Business Management Conference kicks off today! If you’re in Savannah, welcome! Are you ready for a week of learning, networking, and reconnecting? Registration opens at 6:30 am. Please stop by to pick up your badge if you haven’t already. Download the mobile app to see the…

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By: Kaitlin Sennello
February 3, 2023
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