October 2-4, 2017
The Gaylord Palms • Orlando, FL

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In its 30th year, OR Manager Conference (formerly Managing Today’s OR Suite), brings together more than 1, 400 managers and directors involved in leading the surgical suite for 3 days of continuing education and networking opportunities. The conference builds on the content developed in each issue of OR Manager, providing you with a live learning experience. Earn CEs, AEUs, and explore new technologies with solution providers.

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OR Manager Conference provides you with plenty of opportunities to earn contact hours throughout the three days you will spend in Orlando!

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Updates from OR Manager

Patient frailty linked to increased morbidity after ambulatory surgery procedures

Editor’s Note Frailty was independently associated with postoperative morbidity in patients having common ambulatory general surgery procedures (ie, hernia, breast, thyroid, or parathyroid), this study finds. In this analysis of 140,828 patients in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, the relative risk of complications was increased in patients with two to […] The post Patient frailty linked to increased morbidity after ambulatory surgery procedures appeared first on OR Manager.
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Joint Commission improves access to revised EM standards for ambulatory care customers

Editor’s Note The Joint Commission on February 21 announced that it has created specific versions of 19 elements of performance (EPs) for deemed ambulatory surgical centers and specific versions for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to improve access in the E-dition. The EPs were added for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services […] The post Joint Commission improves access to revised EM standards for ambulatory care customers appeared first on OR Manager.
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Effect of dedicated OR teams on clinical outcomes in a colorectal ERAS program

Editor’s Note Dedicated OR teams for a colorectal Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) program at Johns Hopkins Hospital led to anesthesia providers becoming more central to the ERAS network, which increased process measure compliance and improved clinical outcomes in this study. Before the dedicated OR teams were instituted, surgeons were more central to the network. […] The post Effect of dedicated OR teams on clinical outcomes in a colorectal ERAS program appeared first on OR Manager.
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Hand Hygiene TST now available as mobile app

Editor’s Note The Joint Commission announced on February 21 that users of the Center for Transforming Healthcare’s Targeted Solutions Tool (TST) for Hand Hygiene can now record their observations on any mobile device or tablet by downloading a mobile app from the Google Play or Apple app store. The mobile app: eliminates the need for […] The post Hand Hygiene TST now available as mobile app appeared first on OR Manager.
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