October 2-4, 2017
The Gaylord Palms • Orlando, FL

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In its 30th year, 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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Updates from OR Manager

Recruiting the next generation of nursing leaders

Editor’s Note When recruiting Generations X and Y candidates for nursing administration roles, interventions supporting work-life harmony should be emphasized, this study finds. Respondents to a survey, which examined the impact of a set of interventions on recruiting nurses into administrative roles, indicated that 45% of the interventions had a moderate to high impact on […] The post Recruiting the next generation of nursing leaders appeared first on OR Manager.
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ECRI Institute to continue AHRQ’s National Guideline Clearinghouse

Editor’s Note ECRI Institute announced July 17 that it will continue providing services of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ’s) National Guideline Clearinghouse (NCG), which was shut down because of lack of funding. The federal government has relied on ECRI Institute to maintain the NCG since its inception 20 years ago. ECRI Institute’s […] The post ECRI Institute to continue AHRQ’s National Guideline Clearinghouse appeared first on OR Manager.
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Association between skilled nursing facility use and postop readmission rates

Editor’s Note Use of postacute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) for total hip replacement (THR) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) patients was not associated with changes in readmission rates, in this study. Of 176,994 CABG patients at 804 hospitals and 233,955 THR patients at 1,220 hospitals, SNF use increased after CABG (16.4% to19%) […] The post Association between skilled nursing facility use and postop readmission rates appeared first on OR Manager.
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Slurpee straw inspires smudge-free laparoscopic camera

Editor’s Note University of Texas engineering students have created a laparoscopic camera cleaner designed like a 7-Eleven Slurpee straw that keeps a camera smudge-free, the July 17 Medical Design & Outsourcing reports. The “ClearCam” device has a scoop-like shape that acts like a squeegee to clean the camera. Surgeons can control the device externally to […] The post Slurpee straw inspires smudge-free laparoscopic camera appeared first on OR Manager.
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