In the Current Issue

March 3 2015
  • Perioperative surgical home optimizes patient care, Part 1

    The medical home, consisting of a patient-centered team focusing on the coordinated delivery of care, is now embedded in the healthcare lexicon, but the perioperative surgical home (PSH) is a more recent More »

  • Building the business case for a hybrid OR

    Hybrid ORs are proliferating in response to market, surgeon, and even patient demands, but building the business case for this technology can be challenging. “It’s a very expensive proposition,” says More »

  • Editorial

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services penalizes hospitals for readmissions stemming from myocardial infarction, heart failure, pneumonia, and total hip and knee arthroplasty, and in 2016, coronary More »

  • Surgical patients warmed with forced air still experience hypothermia

    Even in patients actively warmed with forced air during surgery, hypothermia is routine during the first hour of anesthesia, a new study finds. Intraoperative core hypothermia causes complications such as More »

See This Month's Stories » View All Issues »



How to access your OR Manager CEs

We are proud to announce that each issue of OR Manager is preapproved for 3.0 nursing contact hours for Registered Nurses through Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES). Starting with the January 2013 OR Manager, every issue has a post-test that you must complete online in order to receive your CEs and certificate of completion. An annual subscription gives you the opportunity to receive up to 36 total CEs, and a two-year subscription up to 72 total CEs. View a video on how to get your CEs.

The 28th Annual OR Manager Conference will be in Nashville, TN, Oct. 7-9, 2015: Save $300 with the new Loyalty Discount!

As the premier, executive level conference for professional and personal development of OR managers, directors, business managers, clinical directors, and ASC directors – the OR Manager Conference builds on the content you receive in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. You can register now for the Value Package and save $300 off the regular rate with our new Loyalty Program. In its 28th year, OR Manager Conference brings together seasoned OR managers to lead the conference program and will continue to deliver the executive level programming you turn to us for. The Value Package is our all-inclusive pass, granting access to all three days of conference events and exhibit hall access. Click here to register.

OR Business Management Listserv

This is an interactive networking community for OR directors and OR business managers and others concerned with business issues and questions. Click here to subscribe.  

The OR Manager Movie

View our new movie that shows how OR Manager can help you manage your OR. It takes only a few minutes, and you’ll enjoy it.


Welcome to the OR Manager website! Enter your email below to receive insider information on special offers, new products and services, event announcements, and more.

No, Thanks!

Live chat by BoldChat