Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

OR Today Live Rooftop Party will ROCK Music City!

After enjoying a day of learning from top-notch presenters and networking with industry leaders in the exhibit hall, OR Today Live attendees will have a chance to unwind and let loose in Nashville!

Monday, August 27 the Rooftop Party at Rock Bottom Brewery will feature Australian musician Carl Wockner. After achieving major success in the United States, Wockner moved his family and acoustic guitar from Australia to Nashville. OR Today Live is thrilled to share his talents and provide an atmosphere where guests can have fun, take in a live concert in the heart of Nashville and connect with peers from around the country. Entry into the event, food and beverages are complimentary with registration to OR Today Live. Register online at

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