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Telehealth kiosks extend care to rural communities

These recent innovations, a subset of telemedical videoconferencing, permit otherwise-unconnected patients in remote areas to interact with doctors and nurses in real time—that is, so long as they can make their way to a local mall or other kiosk-equipped site. Although teleconferencing is used routinely in medicine and some pharmacies…

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By: OR Manager
July 1, 2024
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Recognize, report, prevent: Building accountability for workplace violence

Anyone doubting the prevalence of workplace violence (WPV) in the healthcare setting need only search online for “injuries to healthcare workers.” In a sector rife with occupational hazards—from slips and falls to sharps injuries and infections—a significant portion of the links are sure to mention WPV, with many even focusing…

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By: Dawn Whiteside, DNP, MSN-Ed, RN, CNOR, NPD-BC, RNFA
April 19, 2024
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Cancer diagnoses rise; shift to younger demographic

Editor's Note:  Although overall mortality from cancer continues to decline, diagnoses continue to increase and have shifted from older to middle-aged adults. These are among the conclusions of the latest report from the American Cancer Society, which was published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. “Among adults younger than 50…

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By: Matt Danford
January 17, 2024
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Editorial

Access to quality care in rural areas has been making headlines since the pandemic began. The issue of ensuring appropriate access to services in rural and community hospitals is not a new concern. But with the unprecedented number of shutdowns—not only of certain departments and service lines but also total…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
June 21, 2023
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NURSES MONTH FLASH SALE: OR Manager Conference

Happy National Nurses Month! As a thank you for making a difference in the lives of patients each day, OR Manager Conference is proud to offer a spectacular discount to attend the 2023 conference, taking place September 18-20, 2023, at Music City Center in Nashville, TN.  Promo code NURSESMONTH will…

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By: Lindsay Botts
May 8, 2023
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Nancy Norton, RN, Announced as Closing Keynote Speaker at the 2023 OR Manager Conference

ROCKVILLE, MD – April 25, 2023 – The OR Manager Conference, a premier educational opportunity for perioperative leaders, has announced that Nancy Norton, RN, will be a keynote speaker at the 2023 conference, taking place from September 18-20, 2023, at Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Norton will present The…

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By: Lindsay Botts
April 24, 2023
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2023 Conference Agenda Announced

The 2023 OR Manager Conference agenda is now available online! Visit our website to learn all about the sessions and speakers who will be joining us this year in Nashville, TN. The 2023 program features three pre-conference workshops, more than 45 sessions across six breakout tracks, more than 80 expert speakers,…

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By: Lindsay Botts
March 9, 2023
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OR Manager Conference Program Committee Meets to Construct 2023 Agenda

The OR Manager Conference will take place September 18–20, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee, at Music City Center. The Program Committee overseeing the OR Manager Conference met recently to develop the 2023 conference program. At the meeting, committee members focused on developing hot topics and recruiting new speakers not seen at…

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By: Lindsay Botts
January 31, 2023
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Editorial

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This year, the OR Manager Conference is celebrating 35 years of bringing together OR managers and directors and helping the perioperative community educate, learn, and network. Since the early days of this great conference, OR Manager has expanded the agenda and the exhibit floor to include various education offerings, including…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
September 27, 2022
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Advanced Rates end on September 29

By: Lindsay Botts
August 30, 2022
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