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October 2019

The premier source for information on management of surgical suite for over 30 years, OR Manager provides a monthly publication with an online subscription, annual conferences, webinars,  and other offerings for perioperative leaders and other health care professionals involved in the management of the operating room.


The OR Manager publication, launched in 1985, provides critical information, analysis, and best practices for management of the surgical suite, including patient safety, OR efficiency, sterilization and infection control, standards and regulations, and much more.

OR Manager, Inc, also publishes OR Reports, an electronic publication comprising abstracts of the scientific literature relating to the OR environment. It is available online as part of the OR Manager Membership. Members also receive weekly email bulletins with the latest news and information affecting the OR, as well as access to archives and back issues on ormanager.com


The OR Manager Conference attracts more than 1,400 perioperative leaders, OR directors, managers, OR business managers, and other decision makers involved in the management of the surgical suite. The OR Manager Conference includes tracks for OR business managers, ambulatory surgery center managers, and new OR managers, as well as a dedicated Masters track, for those OR leaders with 10+ years of experience.

The OR Business Management Conference is an opportunity for operating room business managers and directors to increase their knowledge of OR processes, develop ways to increase efficiencies in surgical services, and network with colleagues.


Monthly webinars bring up-to-date information to OR managers on topics involving the management of the OR suite in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. Webinars are of key interest to perioperative nurses, OR directors, and other decision makers in the surgical suite. These educational opportunities feature access to CE credits.

Books and Reports

OR Manager also publishes books and special reports directly related to management of the OR. OR Manager books and reports cover timely topics of interest to perioperative nurses, OR directors, and decision makers in the surgical suite. Publications include reports and other resource material targeting specific topics to assist surgical services leaders in improving the management of their departments.

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Meet the Team

Elizabeth Wood, Editor

Elizabeth previously was Managing Editor of Surgery News, a monthly newspaper published by IMNG Medical Media for the American College of Surgeons. She also produced convention daily newspapers for several surgical and medical society meetings. Prior to that, she held editorial positions with professional and trade associations in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Judy Mathias, MA, RN, Clinical Editor

Judy writes articles for OR Manager and is editor of OR Reports, an electronic review of the scientific literature relating to the OR. She also prepares the weekly email bulletins. With a nursing diploma from St Louis City Hospital School of Nursing, she has a BSN from Colorado Women’s College, Denver, and a master of arts degree from the University of Northern Colorado.


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Conference Show Director, OR Manager Conference

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Brand Director, OR Manager

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