About Us



About Us

OR Management News (ORM) is a quarterly publication devoted to news and information on managing the surgical suite. Editorial topics range from best practices, new technology, process improvements, reimbursement and ideas you can use to meet daily OR challenges. Editorial contributions are provided from experts in the field, including those from the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and the Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP).


Author Guidelines

OR Management News encourages its readers to submit letters to the editor, technology tips, review articles, and ideas.


Letter to the Editor

Readers are encouraged to send us feedback—it keeps us on target and helps us meet your information needs. Send your comments, questions and criticisms to the editor by using our contact page. Please include “Letter to the Editor” in the subject line and include full references if you refer to study findings in your letter.


Kevin Horty
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OR Management News
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News Articles

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Kevin Horty
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Key Steps for Infection Prevention In Ambulatory Surgery Centers

The global coronavirus pandemic has spotlighted the need for infection prevention programs that minimize communicable diseases while providing functional environments for surgical services.

Are the Towels in Your Hospital Really Clean?

Several years ago, a group of investigators set out to answer that question. They collected three cleaned towels from 10 Arizona hospitals, submerging each towel...

How Early Was COVID-19 in the U.S.?

The first case of COVID-19 in the United States was reported on Jan. 19. However, the novel coronavirus may have arrived and begun spreading domestically...