September 17-19, 2018 Nashville, TN

Nashville, TN

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Who We Are

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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Continuing Education

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

After 10 years, EHRs don’t live up to promise

Editor’s Note The US government claimed that digitization of healthcare records would improve the quality and value of healthcare; however, 10 years after legislation fast-tracked the move to electronic healthcare records (EHRs), even the architects of the effort agree that the $36 billion investment has not delivered as expected, the March 18 Fortune magazine reports. […] The post After 10 years, EHRs don’t live up to promise appeared first on OR Manager.
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Cleveland Clinic launches new artificial intelligence center

Editor’s Note The Cleveland Clinic has launched a new Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence, which will focus on applying machine learning to healthcare diagnostics, predictive analytics, and treatment planning, the March 13 Health IT Analytics reports. As part of the Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Analytics division, the new center will analyze data from more than one […] The post Cleveland Clinic launches new artificial intelligence center appeared first on OR Manager.
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Effect of PPE doffing errors on healthcare worker self-contamination

Editor’s Note The risk of hand contamination was higher when healthcare workers (HCWs) removed their gloves before their gowns during personal protective equipment (PPE) doffing, and HCWs who made multiple PPE doffing errors were more likely to have contaminated clothes after patient interactions, this study finds. In this analysis of 125 HCWs (66.4% nurses, 19.2% […] The post Effect of PPE doffing errors on healthcare worker self-contamination appeared first on OR Manager.
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Study: TAVR equal to or better than surgery

Editor’s Note This study comparing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with standard open-heart surgery found no difference in stroke or death from any cause at 2 years follow-up. The findings were presented March 17 at the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session in New Orleans. A total of 1,468 patients with severe, symptomatic aortic […] The post Study: TAVR equal to or better than surgery appeared first on OR Manager.
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