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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App Engages Surgery Patients Through Enhanced Recovery Process

Use of a mobile app in patients undergoing hepatopancreaticobiliary procedures in an enhanced recovery after surgery program may improve tracking of both patient-reported outcomes and...

Surgeon Preference Card Review Results In Significant Savings in Lap Chole

New York—A task as simple as reviewing surgeons’ preference cards can result in substantial cost savings, according to the success of one hospital’s experiment in...

Unlocking the Value of Innovative Devices and Products: The VAC Process

Hospital value analysis committee processes can help evaluate products, strategies, and services that offer the greatest value at the lowest cost but are methodology...

OR Handovers, Particularly During Long Surgeries, Increase Post-op Adverse Outcomes

San Francisco—Intraoperative handovers between anesthesia providers are associated with adverse postoperative outcomes, and these effects are worsened when handovers occur among less experienced practitioners or...