Who We Are

What is OR Manager?

OR Manager is the trusted source for perioperative leaders, providing critical information, analysis, and best practices for management of the surgical suite. Through a monthly publication, daily enewsletter, website, conferences and other educational events, we cover topics including advances in technology, data analytics, standards and regulations, and process changes designed to enhance all aspects of surgical patient care.

OR a.m., our daily eNewsletter, delivers daily news at the start of each day. OR a.m. offers the most current and relevant information that OR managers need to know to do their jobs.

In addition to the monthly publication and daily e-news, an OR Manager subscription offers access to an industry job board and digital issue archives, as well as a host of other products and services.

OR Manager hosts both the OR Business Management Conference, and the OR Manager Conference which is held in conjunction with the ASC Leader Summit and PACU Manager Summit.

The OR Business Management Conference is the only industry event dedicated to arming perioperative professionals and business leaders with the information,  business insights, financial strategies and tools to maximize efficiencies, identify revenue opportunities and increase the profitability of the surgical suite while ensuring superior patient satisfaction.


To create a forum where the community of perioperative business leaders will learn, network and discover strategies and solutions which will ensure the ongoing profitability of their ORs.  The conference provides content and tools which empower those responsible for the business operations of the surgical suite to more efficiently run their OR, streamline processes, create business plans and budgets, make investment decisions for expanding their surgical service lines, manage the supply chain, maximize technology utilization, improve data usage, capitalize on patient throughput, and optimize staffing levels to increase revenue and reduce expenses resulting in improved profitability.