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Genixus Introduces New Propofol RTA Syringe

Genixus, a pharmaceutical company focused on transforming acute and critical care medicines, will offer Propofol as the first product within its KinetiX platform of RTA syringe products at the Annual National Pharmacy Purchasing Association Conference (Booth...

Cohen Children’s Medical Center Unveils $110M Pediatric Surgical Operating Complex

Cohen Children’s Medical Center has announced the opening of the Pediatric Surgical Operating Complex, a $110 million, 24,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art home for pediatric surgery that greatly enhances the capabilities of New York State’s No. 1 provider of...

AAAHC Calls for 2022-23 Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement Award Submissions

Today, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) opens submissions for the 2022-23 Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement (QI) Awards. Named in honor of the late Bernard A. Kershner, a leader in ambulatory health care and...

Movano Ring Company Eyes FDA Submission

Movano Inc., a purpose-driven healthcare solutions company at the intersection of medtech and consumer devices, announces today the successful completion of a study with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to assess the accuracy of the Movano Ring’s...

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Huddle Up!

Yoder believes that the key to successful huddling is making sure that there’s value for everyone involved. “If the staff doesn’t think huddling is valuable, they won’t attend,” she says. “Or even worse, they’ll make it a negative experience for everyone else.” 

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Movano Ring Company Eyes FDA Submission

Movano Ring Company Eyes FDA Submission

Movano Inc., a purpose-driven healthcare solutions company at the intersection of medtech and consumer devices, announces today the successful completion of a study with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to assess the accuracy of the Movano Ring’s...

3M Upgrades Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

3M Upgrades Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

3M Health Care's Medical Solutions Division has advanced the delivery of 3M Veraflo Therapy. A new 3M Veraflo Cleanse Choice Complete Dressing Kit and a software upgrade for the 3M V.A.C. Ulta Therapy Unit was introduced at no increased cost to the customer. These new...

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight On: Dianna Copley

Spotlight On: Dianna Copley

Dianna Copley’s nursing career has been one of continuous education, marked by an interest in caring for others, a wealth of positive mentors and a desire to remain close to her Ohio roots.  Copley pursued a career in nursing directly out of high school, enrolling in...

Spotlight On: Kenesha Bradley

Spotlight On: Kenesha Bradley

As the director of high reliability and patient safety at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, it’s Kenesha Bradley’s job to know the ins and outs of her department, from the perspectives of patients and clinical staff, the better to drive favorable...

Spotlight On: Justin Fontenot

Spotlight On: Justin Fontenot

In the 21 years he’s given to the nursing profession, Justin Fontenot, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, knows that the patients with whom he’s interacted have changed his life. The intimate connections the profession has afforded him to the people in his care, and the ways in which that work affirms their mutual humanity, have underscored his desire to leave the profession a more inclusive field than when he entered it.

Spotlight On: Marisa Streelman

Spotlight On: Marisa Streelman

Marisa Streelman had considered a career in medicine long before a health careers program at her Flint, Michigan high school offered her the opportunity to preview a handful of hospital jobs prior to college. Although Streelman initially had planned to become a physician, after having been exposed to the work of nursing teams at the hospital, she noticed how much more patient interaction nurses experienced than physicians did — and that was the work with which she felt most connected. It was then that Streelman realized she’d be better off studying nursing.

PRODUCT SHOWROOM

Pandemic Powers UV Disinfection Market

Pandemic Powers UV Disinfection Market

A growing need for these products to disinfectant air, water and surfaces in hospital and medical centers, retail and shopping complexes, corporate offices, public transit, and to mitigate the risk of  COVID-19 is anticipated to augment the growth of the market over the forecast period, FMI adds. 

Tru-D Disinfection Robot

Tru-D Disinfection Robot

The Tru-D device, part of PDI’s infection prevention solutions, is a portable UVC disinfection robot 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 room...

Surfacide Helios System

Surfacide Helios System

UV-C products from American-made and manufactured Surfacide remain the gold standard in hospital-grade UV technology for those seeking trusted, scientifically proven disinfection for their facilities. Surfacide’s Helios System is the only patented triple emitter...

Diversey MoonBeam3 Technology in ORs Turnover with a Boost

Diversey MoonBeam3 Technology in ORs Turnover with a Boost

MoonBeam3 is a fast, effective, portable and affordable UV-C disinfection device. The device adds assurance beyond manual cleaning and disinfection in the OR, is designed for fast disinfection and turnover between cases, and at the end-of-day. The system offers three,...

UVDI UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UVDI UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UVDI recently introduced the next generation UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer –equipped with UV Smart Connect cloud communications technology – making it even easier and more efficient to use. The newest UVDI-360 features the same independently proven effectiveness and user...

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A Flexible Spine is a Strong Spine

A Flexible Spine is a Strong Spine

Your spine is an intricate series of 24 individual bones that interact and connect through flexible joints called facets. When these bones and joints cannot work together in order to provide proper movement patterns they also fail to be strong or stable during those...

Necessary Components of Thinking Win-Win

Necessary Components of Thinking Win-Win

If you’ve been tracking this series regarding the concepts found in Stephen Covey’s book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” we are now entering the section Covey calls “Habits of Interdependence.” These habits (Habits 4-6) help us work better with other...

A Flexible Spine is a Strong Spine

A Flexible Spine is a Strong Spine

Your spine is an intricate series of 24 individual bones that interact and connect through flexible joints called facets. When these bones and joints cannot work together in order to provide proper movement patterns they also fail to be strong or stable during those...

Add Sustainability to Family Menu

Add Sustainability to Family Menu

Cooking delicious family meals is surely the focus of many home chefs, from quick dishes on busy weeknights to homestyle favorites on the weekend. Equally important, however, is dishing up foods and ingredients you can feel good about serving to your loved ones.  The...

A Chef-Worthy Summer Classic

A Chef-Worthy Summer Classic

Celebrating summer with sizzling meals starts with tender, juicy cuts of meat that take center stage when dining on the patio or firing up the grill. Call over the neighbors or simply enjoy family time with your nearest and dearest by savoring the flavor of warm...

Study Sheds Light on Benefits of Exercise in Fatty Liver Disease

Study Sheds Light on Benefits of Exercise in Fatty Liver Disease

Exercise had a beneficial effect on fasting glucose concentrations, waist circumference, maximum oxygen consumption rate and maximum achieved workload. These factors were also associated with many of the observed alterations in the abundance of various metabolites in the exercise intervention group. The most significant alterations were observed in amino acids and their derivatives, lipids and bile acids.

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