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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.


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OR Management News
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News Articles

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Opioid Prescribing Too High After Minimally Invasive Surgery

Of nearly 400 MIS patients surveyed, 90% said they were prescribed opioids after surgery, and 13% of these patients asked for a refill as late...

Antibiotic Stewardship Critical But Difficult in the ICU

Antibiotic stewardship in the ICU should be a critical part of a patient’s care, but it is not easy to practice in this setting because...

Gel Staunches Surgical Wounds Quickly, Effectively

All surgeons encounter bleeding from injury to blood vessels that needs to be staunched, and doctors may soon be able to do so with the...

Disruptive Behavior Mostly Arises From Systemic Causes, Study Finds

feycteesyvtrdvytyfdyrufrwt A new study looking at the root causes of disruptive behavior at a single hospital found that most reported cases of disruptive behavior were associated...