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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More Americans Dying From Resistant Infections Than Previously Thought

The CDC issued a report today indicating that antibiotic-resistant bacteria and fungi cause more than 2.8 million infections and 35,000 deaths in the United States...

Surgeon in a Strange Land

Coming to the hospital on a Sunday morning after a busy Friday night call seems like a schedule that has been outlawed for the residents....

Regular Marijuana Use Changes Anesthesia Needs

The recreational use of marijuana is currently legal in 11 states which has introduced opportunities and challenges in medicine. But one of those challenges is...

How Interventional Effort Reduced Opioid Prescriptions at One Hospital

In the spring of 2016, patients discharged after undergoing a general surgery procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital left with a prescription for a median of...