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OR Manager Conference (formerly Managing Today’s OR Suite), brings together more than 1, 400 managers and directors involved in leading the surgical suite for 3 days of continuing education and networking opportunities. The conference builds on the content developed in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. Earn CEs, AEUs, and explore new technologies with solution providers.

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OR Manager Conference provides you with plenty of opportunities to earn contact hours throughout the three days you will spend in New Orleans!

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Keynote Speakers

Hassan A. Tetteh

Bruce Tulgan

Kandi Wiens

Barbara Bartlein

Articles from OR Manager

Nurses have increased risk of sleep disorders, deprivation

Editor’s Note Academic medical center nurses have a high prevalence of insufficient sleep and symptoms of sleep disorders, finds this study presented June 10 at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, in San Antonio. A survey of 1,165 nurses at an academic medical center found that: 49% averaged less than 7 hours […] The post Nurses have increased risk of sleep disorders, deprivation appeared first on OR Manager.
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Joint Commission evaluating revisions to USP General Chapter

Editor’s Note The Joint Commission on June 12 announced that it is reviewing the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) revisions to its General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding−Sterile Preparations. The Joint Commission is evaluating the effect of the revisions on its accredited organizations and plans to issue guidance and updated survey information in the coming months. […] The post Joint Commission evaluating revisions to USP General Chapter appeared first on OR Manager.
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Hospital staffing models associated with failure to rescue rates

Editor’s Note Hospitals with low failure to rescue (FTR) rates had significantly more staffing resources than hospitals with high FTR rates, this study finds. In this analysis of 44,567 surgical patients in the Michigan Quality Surgical Collaborative, hospital FTR rates across low, middle and high tertiles were 8.9%, 16.5%, and 19.9%, respectively. Compared with high […] The post Hospital staffing models associated with failure to rescue rates appeared first on OR Manager.
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Missouri hospitals report all-time-high employee turnover

Editor’s Note Missouri hospitals reported an all-time-high employee turnover rate of 19.5% this year in a report released by the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA). Among the positions with the highest turnover rates: sterile processing technicians, 20.4% surgical technicians, 16.0% staff nurses, 15.2% physician assistants, 15.2%. Hospitals and other stakeholders are working to ensure the educational […] The post Missouri hospitals report all-time-high employee turnover appeared first on OR Manager.
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