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Bundle interventions including nontechnical skills for surgeons can reduce operative time and improve patient safety.

Koike D, Nomura Y, Nagai M, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2020;32(6):522-530.

Nontechnical skills are gaining interest as one way to enhance surgical team performance and patient safety. In this single-center study, the authors found that a perioperative bundle that introduced nontechnical skills to the surgical team was effective in reducing operative time.