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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State of Perioperative Nutrition No Longer Acceptable, Experts Say

Perioperative nutrition in the United States is in dire straits and changes need to be made right away, according to leading researchers and clinicians.

Poor Cleaning, High Traffic to Blame For OR Bacterial Contamination

Chicago—Despite increased awareness and various national guidelines on the subject, hospital ORs remain dirty, a study has concluded. Investigators at University of Iowa Healthcare hope...

Cybersecurity Threats Continue to Vex Health Systems

This past July, one of the largest clinical laboratories shut down temporarily after discovering suspicious activities on its computer network. An internal investigation revealed that...

2 Methods Help Better Manage OR Time

Time is money, especially in the OR.