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JUNE
2024
Volume 40
Number 6
Education and information for OR decision makers
LEADERSHIP
IN THIS ISSUE
INDUSTRY BEATS
Antiseptic nasal decolonization
noses ahead ................................6
Ambulatory surgery culture must
prioritize hand hygiene, cleaning ....8
Built to grow: Key elements of
outpatient facility planning ..........10
Reader's choice: OR am top
read stories ...............................12
SPECIALTY STORIES
Common inspection points for
surgical instrumentation .............24
Supply chain stress fractures
demand rock-solid continuity
planning ....................................26
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BY CYNTHIA SAVER
Why developing employees is a key
competency for new managers
ransitioning to leadership involves
many competing pressures, but
staff development should be at
the top (or at least near the top) of any
new perioperative manager's priority
list. The new leader's success-and
the success of the department-may
depend on it, says Tim FitzGerald, MHA,
FACHE, assistant vice president for perioperative
services at Lexington Medical
Center in West Columbia, South
Carolina. " One of the primary roles of a
leader is to help their team, and each
individual on the team, reach their full
potential. "
T
SAFETY
BY BRITA BELLI
How awareness evolves to action on
surgeon, patient gender gaps
C
Why?
Evidence points to
lack of research and
a one-size-fits-all approach
to care, including
in the OR. " Many of
our protocols are malestandard,
beginning
with dosing, " says C.
Noel Bairey Merz, MD,
a leading cardiologist
SCAN TO COMPLETE
ardiovascular disease is the
leading killer of both women and
men, but more women are dying.
C. Noel
Bairey Merz,
MD
who directs a number of cardiology centers
at Cedars Sinai, including the Barbra
Streisand Women's Heart Center.
" Women on average are smaller, they
have more bleeding complications, and
there's a body of evidence they generally
don't do as well with bypass. "
Gender disparities in healthcare extend
beyond the cardiovascular space.
They also extend beyond the patient.
For female surgeons, challenges range
from pay gaps that grow as their careers
advance to difficulties with maneuvering
surgical instruments designed
for men by men.
The good news is that awareness
of these issues seems to be growing,
and awareness is the first step
toward action, says Nicole Fox, MD,
Continued on page 6
Continued on page 19
Developing staff is a
multifaceted responsibility
that goes beyond providing
access to training,
credentialing, and other
educational resources.
Regular evaluation is
critical to formulating
and tracking progress toward
goals for each employee.
Meeting goals is likely to require
a combination of coaching and mentoring;
leaders must know the difference
and when to apply either approach.
Continued on page 14
Tim
FitzGerald,
MHA, FACHE
https://www.ormanager.com/ https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z383VML https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/cardiovascular-diseases-(cvds

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