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June 2020

AORN Expo 2021 Moves to August

Perioperative nurses are making plans to meet up in Orlando next summer.
Published: June 23, 2020

CMS Issues Updated Reopening Recommendations

The guidance aims to ensure elective surgeries continue to resume safely
Published: June 16, 2020

4 Million Surgeries Canceled Due to COVID-19

Facilities are ramping up efforts to chip away at the backlog of cases.
Published: June 11, 2020

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May 2020

When Can Vendor Reps Return to ORs?

New recommendations support their safe reentry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published: May 22, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Reignites Feud Between Anesthesia Groups

It's the latest chapter in a decades-old turf war between well-intentioned professionals.
Published: May 7, 2020

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April 2020

Outpatient ORs Reopening for Business

Surgical professionals begin preparing for the gradual return of elective cases canceled during the coronavirus outbreak.
Published: April 18, 2020

HHS Clarifies Conditions for COVID-19 Grants

Terms for ASCs to keep federal money aren't as restrictive as they may have seemed.
Published: April 16, 2020

CMS Issues Coronavirus Infection Control Guidance

Recommendations include how outpatient facilities can help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Published: April 11, 2020

FDA Backs Converting Anesthesia Machines to Ventilators

The move addresses critical shortages of machines needed for COVID-19 patients.
Published: April 10, 2020

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