Pause for National Time Out Day
AORN and The Joint Commission urge surgical teams to prioritize safety over efficiency.
Mass Shooting at Oklahoma Medical Campus
The gunman killed his orthopedic surgeon and three others after complaining of uncontrolled postoperative pain.
No Jail Time for RaDonda Vaught
The former nurse gets probation following her fatal drug administration error.
Georgia Goes Smoke-Free
The state becomes the eighth to require the evacuation of smoke during plume-producing procedures.
Woman Wakes Up During Surgery
Lawsuit alleges she was helpless to alert the surgical team while suffering excruciating pain.
Joseph Rodriguez, DNAP, CRNA
A managing partner of Arizona Anesthesia Solutions explores the root causes of anesthesia provider shortages, and how ASCs can respond to keep fully staffed.
Investments in ASCs Will Reduce Inpatient Care
Increasing interest in same-day surgery is moving money-making cases out of hospitals.
AORN Expo Kicks Off With A Bang
Perioperative nurses gathered in New Orleans to celebrate the return of in-person learning.
White House Asked to Investigate Travel Nurse Pay
Federal lawmakers are alarmed by the commissions charged by staffing agencies.
Mass General Settles Overlapping Surgery Lawsuit
The hospital will pay $14.6M and amend standardized patient consent forms.
New Book Honors Black Surgeons
The publication provides a historical perspective on today’s healthcare inequalities.
Surgeon Fired for Prescribing ‘Off-Label’ COVID-19 Treatments
The Pennsylvania physician is accused of failing to follow script-writing policies.
Supreme Court Upholds Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Workers
The ruling requires facilities to have a fully vaccinated staff by the end of next month.
AORN Addresses Critical Shortage of OR Nurses
Partnership with Chamberlain University prepares students for a career in surgery.
Minerva Romero Arenas, MD, MPH, FACS
The cofounder of the Latino Surgical Society discusses the ongoing challenges in developing surgeons from communities that remain underrepresented in medicine, and how providers of all kinds can work together to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the world of surgery.
Celebrating National Nurses Month
AORN is marking the occasion by honoring surgery’s hardworking heroes.
How Long Should Surgery Be Delayed After COVID-19 Diagnosis?
Statistically striking finding emerges from the largest collaborative surgical study ever performed.
New AAOS President Discusses What’s Next in Orthopedics
Daniel K. Guy, MD, FAAOS, discusses the continuing migration of procedures to outpatient settings, challenges facing the specialty, and more.
Send Satisfaction Surveys by Text
More than 80% of patients responded to messages sent by a Dallas ASC.
APIC Survey Reveals Depth of PPE Shortages
Facilities are operating under crisis standards of care as the pandemic rages on.
COVID-19 Call to Action
Healthcare organizations seek federal support during the ongoing pandemic response.
Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
Facilities are adjusting to new challenges to deliver safe patient care.
Virtual OR Excellence Still Going Strong
Check out the conference's must-see talks and hours of on-demand content.
ASCs Provided Safe Surgical Care as Pandemic Spread
New survey shows patients were not at greater risk of contracting COVID-19.
Handle Workplace Legal Issues Like a Pro
Surgical leaders must learn how to appropriately address staffing concerns.
Hospitals Increasing Investments in ASCs
The trend is driven by growing interest in delivering cost-effective surgical care.
Remember Why You Work in Surgery
The beauty of compassionate patient care can reenergize your career.
The Secret to Safer Surgery
Capturing real-time data during procedures leads to enhanced patient care.
Virtual OR Excellence Opens on a High Note
Keynote speaker Kay Frances tells attendees how to handle stress with positivity.
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