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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OR Management News
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A Peek at Emerging Surgical Technology

A virtual reality tour of a hospital and an OR “black box” device to analyze aberrations during surgical procedures were among the novel ideas presented...

Surgeon General: Marijuana Harmful to Pregnant Women and Young People

Marijuana, which is much more potent today, is particularly harmful to the developing brain, so pregnant women and adolescents should be discouraged from using it....

In the OR, a Cell Phone Attached to the Hip Is the Norm

The world of personal electronic devices and social media in the OR has long been a controversial topic. While they are useful with dozens of...

Second Victim Program Helps Health Care Workers Cope in the Aftermath of Tragedy

On Feb. 22, 2001, an 18-month-old girl named Josie King, who was almost ready to go home after treatment for severe burns, died from extreme...