Tag: Block scheduling

How benchmarking data informs leading practices: Part 2

Data and surveys

Takeaways Leading practice is innovative, people-centered, and evidence-informed and can encompass best practices and benchmarking data. This article includes survey data on preadmission and preoperative practices, block scheduling, and room delays/turnover. The total number of respondents for Part 2 of the survey was 133, the majority of whom (70.7%) were…

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By: Nancy Lombard, MS, RN, CNOR
April 24, 2023

Staffing OR to match demand

Hospitals and health systems are feeling the effects of the staffing shortage now more than ever. In a recent study, 90% of nurses considered leaving the nursing profession within a year. Even further, 71% of RNs with over 15 years of experience reported thinking about leaving as soon as possible.…

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By: Ashley Walsh, MHA
April 24, 2023

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