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September 2019
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Millennial nurse managers’ perspectives on their experiences in leadership roles

Editor's Note With millennials soon to make up 50% of the workforce, it is essential to recognize how the millennial nurses’ values and expectations shape their viewpoints to consider or reject leadership roles, this study finds. For the study, a national sample of 25 millennial nurse managers were interviewed on…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 12, 2019
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More than three-fourths of millennials want more well-being support from employers

Editor's Note This Welltok survey of more than 1,000 workers found that 78% of millennials wanted their employers to do more to support their health and well-being. When millennials were questioned on incentives for participating in well-being programs: 64% favored additional vacation time 56% said wellness benefits 53% wanted flexible…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 12, 2019
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Hospital employment down 2,100 in July

Editor's Note Employment in US hospitals fell by 0.04% (2,100 jobs) in July to a seasonally adjusted 5,238,900, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on August 2. That’s still up 93,000 more employees than a year ago. Overall, healthcare employment has increased 405,300 in the past year. The overall unemployment…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 7, 2019
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Deficiencies in human performance linked to surgical adverse events

Editor's Note In this study, human performance deficiencies were identified in more than half of surgical adverse events, and they were most commonly associated with cognitive errors. Of 5,365 surgical procedures analyzed, adverse events occurred in 188 patients. A total of 106 adverse events (56.4%) were because of human error,…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 6, 2019
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Association of US News top ranking for gastroenterology, GI surgical procedures with outcomes

Editor's Note Though the annual volume of gastroenterology and gastrointestinal (GI) advanced laparoscopic abdominal surgical procedures is three-fold higher for US News & World Report’s top-ranked hospitals, the volume does not appear to be associated with improved patient outcomes, this study finds. In this analysis of 51,869 abdominal procedures, the…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 1, 2019
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You may also be interested in these sessions at the OR Manager Conference this September in Nashville, TN

The Power of Innovative Block Scheduling and Management

After this session you’ll be able to: Explain the pitfalls of most block programs in use today., Identify the relationship between block allocation, surgeon demand, and staffing., Implement new techniques that result in higher utilization., Why this is important: Blocks are one of the most difficult and controversial tasks in…

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Sleep deprivation in acute care surgeons

Editor's Note Acute and chronic sleep deprivation patterns are common in acute care surgeons and worsen on post-call day 2, finds this study. In this analysis of 1,421 nights for 17 acute care surgeons, the average amount of sleep was 6.54 hours, with 64.8% of sleep patterns categorized as acute…

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By: Judy Mathias
August 1, 2019
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US News publishes 2019-2020 top hospitals list

Editor's Note The US News & World Report on July 30 released its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. The top five are: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore Cleveland Clinic New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia and Cornell, New York City. In the specialty rankings: University of…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 30, 2019
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Hospitals with more BSNs linked to better cardiac arrest outcomes

Editor's Note Hospitals with more nurses who have bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degrees have better outcomes for patients after cardiac arrest, this study finds. For the study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, analyzed data from the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines-Resuscitation registry, RN4CAST-US hospital…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 29, 2019
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Study debunks ‘July Effect’ in cardiac surgery

Editor's Note The “July Effect”−the idea that more errors occur in July because of the influx of new interns and residents starting their in-hospital training−does not apply to cardiac surgery, this study finds. For more than 470,000 cardiac procedures analyzed (coronary bypass, aortic valve, mitral valve, thoracic aortic aneurysm), in-hospital…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 25, 2019
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Effectiveness of ACS bleeding control training in laypeople

Editor's Note Laypeople currently trained in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Bleeding Control Basic (B-Con) course may not be prepared to care for bleeding individuals because the principles for correct Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT) application taught in the course are not fully translatable to other commercial or improvised tourniquets,…

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By: Judy Mathias
July 25, 2019
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You may also be interested in these sessions at the OR Manager Conference this September in Nashville, TN

Closing Keynote: Defend Civility in Your OR: How to Spot and Deal with Energy Suckers

After this session you’ll be able to: Define how energy suckers affect morale, retention of quality staff, and the safety of patients., Explain the process of "feedforward" to produce personal change., Implement policies and strategies to make your organization "bully-free.", Why this is important: A creative and positive work culture…

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