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Ultrapotent compound may help treat C. diff, reduce recurrence

Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, is the leading cause of health care-associated infection in the U.S. Only two antibiotics, vancomycin and fidaxomicin, are FDA-approved for the treatment of C. diff, but even these therapies suffer from high treatment failure and...

Tampa General Hospital, Philips announce partnership

The seven-year agreement will upgrade technology throughout the hospital and improve efficiency Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and Royal Philips announced they are creating a long-term strategic partnership designed to keep Tampa General Hospital at the forefront of...

PENTAX Medical Launches Bronchoscopes, Video Processor in U.S.

PENTAX Medical has launched the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes in the U.S., with FDA 510(k) clearance, along with a new DEFINA Video Processor. As the newest HD solution in pulmonology, the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes offer crisp, HD visualization of the bronchus, along...

Nautilus Medical Launches All-in-One DICOM Surgical Recorder

Nautilus Medical Technologies has announced an advanced all-in-one surgery recorder, named TeleRay Record, for use with any endoscope, headset, c-arm, vascular, ultrasound, c-arms and more. Users will be able to store up to 150 hours of HD medical videos form a...

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Tampa General Hospital, Philips announce partnership

Tampa General Hospital, Philips announce partnership

The seven-year agreement will upgrade technology throughout the hospital and improve efficiency Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and Royal Philips announced they are creating a long-term strategic partnership designed to keep Tampa General Hospital at the forefront of...

PENTAX Medical Launches Bronchoscopes, Video Processor in U.S.

PENTAX Medical Launches Bronchoscopes, Video Processor in U.S.

PENTAX Medical has launched the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes in the U.S., with FDA 510(k) clearance, along with a new DEFINA Video Processor. As the newest HD solution in pulmonology, the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes offer crisp, HD visualization of the bronchus, along...

Nautilus Medical Launches All-in-One DICOM Surgical Recorder

Nautilus Medical Launches All-in-One DICOM Surgical Recorder

Nautilus Medical Technologies has announced an advanced all-in-one surgery recorder, named TeleRay Record, for use with any endoscope, headset, c-arm, vascular, ultrasound, c-arms and more. Users will be able to store up to 150 hours of HD medical videos form a...

FDA launches Digital Health Center of Excellence

FDA launches Digital Health Center of Excellence

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched the Digital Health Center of Excellence. This new Center of Excellence seeks to empower digital health stakeholders to advance health care by fostering responsible and high-quality digital health innovation....

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight On: Shelia Holleran

Spotlight On: Shelia Holleran

At the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (UPMC) in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, OR Clinician Manager Shelia Holleran and the crew in her surgical unit found their normal routines put on the shelf for a month-and-a-half.

Spotlight On: Vivian Watson

Spotlight On: Vivian Watson

When Vivian Watson graduated nursing school in 1957, life had already prepared her for the unpredictable pace of the health care field. Born to a family of Mississippi sharecroppers in 1935, Watson entered into a difficult upbringing made harder by a cleft lip and palate.

Spotlight On: Hannah Miller, RN, BSN

Spotlight On: Hannah Miller, RN, BSN

By Matt Skoufalos When Hannah Miller began studying for a career in health care at the University of California-Santa Cruz, she didn’t anticipate that career would be nursing. Miller, who’s about two years into her professional life as a staff and charge nurse at Good...

Spotlight On: Vangie Dennis, MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO

Spotlight On: Vangie Dennis, MSN, RN, CNOR, CMLSO

By Matt Skoufalos After more than 40 years in the field of nursing, Vangie Dennis has earned an armful of educational achievements: she’s a registered, master’s degreed nurse, a certified perioperative nurse, and a certified medical laser safety officer. Dennis puts...

Spotlight On: Lindsey Jones, RN, BSN, CPN, CHPPN

Spotlight On: Lindsey Jones, RN, BSN, CPN, CHPPN

By Matt Skoufalos At six, Lindsey Jones’ son, Tyler, started coming home from school with bruises. Jones, a preschool teacher, decided to follow up with her family pediatrician. Not long after, they were referred to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St....

PRODUCT SHOWROOM

UV-C Disinfection Robots Market Worth Billions

UV-C Disinfection Robots Market Worth Billions

Verified Market Research recently published a report, “UV-C Disinfection Robots Market by Type (Portable Type, Stationary Type), by Application (Hospital & Clinic, Biosafety Laboratory, Drug Production Workshop).” According to the report, the global UV-C...

Blue Ocean Robotics UVD Robots

Blue Ocean Robotics UVD Robots

Blue Ocean Robotics develops, produces and sells professional service robots in health care, hospitality, construction, agriculture and other global markets. The portfolio of robots includes the brands: UVD Robots, a mobile robot for disinfection; GoBe Robots, a...

Diversey MoonBeam3 UV-C

Diversey MoonBeam3 UV-C

MoonBeam3 is an ultraviolet-C disinfection device that provides a better angle for disinfection. This portable, powerful solution disinfects quickly, reliably and responsibly. With articulating arms designed to optimally deliver UV-C energy, MoonBeam3 is designed for...

Tru-D SmartUVC

Tru-D SmartUVC

Tru-D SmartUVC is a portable UVC disinfection device that delivers one automated, measured dose of UVC to consistently disinfect a room, resulting in the ability to document disinfection results after each and every Tru-D room treatment.Tru-D operates from one...

Xenex  LightStrike  Germ-Zapping Robots

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots

Xenex’s LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot helps health care facilities reduce SSIs by quickly destroying the pathogens that can cause infections. Hospitals using LightStrike have published peer-reviewed studies showing 46-100% reductions in Class 1 SSI rates in ORs. The...

OUT OF THE OR

Discipline Behind at Home Workouts

Discipline Behind at Home Workouts

By Miguel J. Ortiz When it comes to at home workouts, getting yourself motivated can be difficult. The gym environment and camaraderie can create a more inspired atmosphere. Whether it’s a personal trainer pushing you to go further or a gym buddy providing...

Commanding and Collaborative Motivations

Commanding and Collaborative Motivations

By Daniel Bobinski Do you prefer stepping up and assuming leadership positions, or do you prefer a supporting role? This article is the fifth in a series about the six learned (extrinsic) motivators. The first installment examined the different ways people are...

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Habits to Cultivate

Habits to Cultivate

By Charlyn Fargo This shelter-in-place time has had me thinking about habits – the things I do on a daily basis to stay healthy. I think it’s because so many habits were changed unexpectedly – driving to work, going to the gym, eating out. My daily commute is now up...

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