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Articles2019-12-01T23:51:46+00:00

Renowned experts and scholars in the fields of surgery, nursing, anesthesiology and surgical quality, OR Dx + Rx team members frequently publish, present and educate in their respective fields. The OR Dx + Rx Articles section serves as a perioperative and surgical safety, quality and efficiency library, providing hospitals, health care organizations and surgical teams with the latest news and essential in-depth analysis.

A Culture of Respect

In A Culture of Respect, Part 1: The Nature and Causes of Disrespectful Behavior by Physicians, OR Dx + Rx’s Dr. Gerald Healy and his co-authors discuss the problem of inappropriate behavior during the performance of [...]

Prehabilitation and Optimization of Modifiable Patient Risk Factors: The Importance of Effective Preoperative Evaluation to Improve Surgical Outcomes

Recently published in the AORN Journal, Prehabilitation and Optimization of Modifiable Patient Risk Factors: The Importance of Effective Preoperative Evaluation to Improve Surgical Outcomes by Jeffrey W. Simmons MD, MSHQS and OR Dx + Rx’s Arthur M. Boudreaux [...]

Leading in the OR

The concept of leadership in the operating room has changed from a “captain of the ship” philosophy - where one leader has unquestionable authority - to one where the leader is the coordinating head of a multidisciplinary team.  [...]