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

Perioperative RBC transfusions linked to postop VTE

Editor’s Note In this study, perioperative red blood cell (RBC) transfusions were significantly associated with development of new or progressive postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE) within 30 days of a surgical procedure. Of 750,937 patients included in the analysis, 47,410 (6.3%) received at lest one perioperative RBC transfusion. Of these, 6,309 (0.8%) developed a postoperative VTE […] The post Perioperative RBC transfusions linked to postop VTE appeared first on OR Manager.
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FDA issues Safety Alert for compounded drugs containing triamcinolone, moxifloxacin

Editor’s Note The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on June 14 issued a Safety Alert for compounded drugs containing triamcinolone and moxifloxacin by Guardian Pharmacy Services (Dallas, Texas). At least 43 patients have reported adverse events after receiving eye injections of the compounded triamcinolone and moxifloxacin drug during cataract surgery. The Guardian Pharmacy Services in […] The post FDA issues Safety Alert for compounded drugs containing triamcinolone, moxifloxacin appeared first on OR Manager.
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Effects of quality improvement in bariatric surgery patients

Editor’s Note This retrospective study of patients undergoing bariatric surgery found that hospitals with the largest reductions in serious postoperative complications had the greatest decrease in Medicare payments. Researchers ranked 562 hospitals (37,329 patients) into quintiles. The top 20% of hospitals had a decrease in average serious complication rate of 7.3% and an average per-patient […] The post Effects of quality improvement in bariatric surgery patients appeared first on OR Manager.
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CMS delays release of Hospital Quality Star Ratings

Editor’s Note The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on June 12 that it would postpone the planned July update to its overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. CMS says the delay will allow time for more analysis of the effects of changes made to some of the measures included in the ratings and […] The post CMS delays release of Hospital Quality Star Ratings appeared first on OR Manager.
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