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Lazurite a Reseller of LG Surgical Monitors

Medical device and technology company Lazurite Holdings LLC announced that it is working with LG Electronics USA as a reseller of LG’s high-performance surgical display monitors. “We’re delighted to announce that we are working with LG Electronics USA as a reseller of...

Lazurite, Minnetronix Medical Make New Wireless Surgical Camera a Reality

Lazurite and Minnetronix Medical have announced that the ArthroFree Wireless Surgical Camera System has achieved its final major milestone on the way to market: its first successful human use and the completion of its transfer to manufacturing. ArthroFree is the first...

Henry Schein Medical Helps Amplify Value of ASCs

Henry Schein Medical, the U.S. medical business of Henry Schein Inc., is helping to amplify the value ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) bring to patients, providers and the health care ecosystem overall. The company recently featured key learnings and viewpoints from...

Encompass Presents New Patient Warming Blanket

Encompass Group LLC is showcasing Nova – the patented next generation patient warming blanket at The Georgia Council of perioperative Registered Nurses conference. “Years of research and development have led us to this innovative patient warming system,” says Michelle...

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Retained Surgical Items

The Importance of Diversity

Despite recent progress in equity hiring, representation of Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) nurses still lags in the health care industry. This is especially true in the operating room.

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Lazurite a Reseller of LG Surgical Monitors

Lazurite a Reseller of LG Surgical Monitors

Medical device and technology company Lazurite Holdings LLC announced that it is working with LG Electronics USA as a reseller of LG’s high-performance surgical display monitors. “We’re delighted to announce that we are working with LG Electronics USA as a reseller of...

Henry Schein Medical Helps Amplify Value of ASCs

Henry Schein Medical Helps Amplify Value of ASCs

Henry Schein Medical, the U.S. medical business of Henry Schein Inc., is helping to amplify the value ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) bring to patients, providers and the health care ecosystem overall. The company recently featured key learnings and viewpoints from...

Encompass Presents New Patient Warming Blanket

Encompass Presents New Patient Warming Blanket

Encompass Group LLC is showcasing Nova – the patented next generation patient warming blanket at The Georgia Council of perioperative Registered Nurses conference. “Years of research and development have led us to this innovative patient warming system,” says Michelle...

Joint Commission Issues Statement on Standards Review

Joint Commission Issues Statement on Standards Review

The Joint Commission President and Chief Executive Officer Jonathan B. Perlin, MD, Ph.D., MSHA, MACP, FACMI, shared the following information on September 13, 2022. Today we announced the beginning of a review of all Joint Commission “above-and-beyond” requirements,...

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight On: Dr. David Spiegel

Spotlight On: Dr. David Spiegel

Growing up in a household where both parents were psychiatrists and psychoanalysts, David Spiegel joked that his upbringing prepared him to become “whatever kind of psychiatrist I wanted to be.” After he saw the results his father demonstrated through learning and practicing hypnosis with his patients, Spiegel found his own interest in the technique piquing as well.

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.

PRODUCT SHOWROOM

Patient Positioning Market Growth Predicted

Patient Positioning Market Growth Predicted

The global patient positioning devices market is anticipated to grow at a healthy rate, according to a MarketWatch report. The patient’s position can have a big impact on the outcome of surgery. Minor changes in positioning can have negative consequences, such as blood pressure drops or spikes, breathing issues, and cardiac problems.

Encompass Group Patient Positioners

Encompass Group Patient Positioners

Foam positioners provide patient positioning and pressure relief in the OR during the procedure and beyond for ongoing pressure management and patient comfort.

ACTION O.R. Overlay

ACTION O.R. Overlay

The Action O.R. Overlay is a versatile polymer pad used for a wide range of procedures.

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OUT OF THE OR

Pop Up a Sweet, Kid-Friendly Treat

Pop Up a Sweet, Kid-Friendly Treat

The next time your kids are begging for an indulgent snack after finishing chores or dessert following dinner, call them to the kitchen for a quick, delicious lesson. Teaching children to cook helps them get more comfortable with an important life skill while encouraging independence – all while having a little fun. 

Water on Your Plate

Water on Your Plate

The record-breaking scorching heat across the nation means your body is more in need of water than ever. Afterall, you are mostly water. (Men are about 60% water and women 55%.) Water is vital to all your bodily functions including removal of waste, oxygenation, movement and nourishment. In fact, water is so essential that we can only survive about 3 days without it!  

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Strong Foundation for Boulder Shoulders

Strong Foundation for Boulder Shoulders

A strong and efficient moving shoulder needs a solid foundation. This is why you’ll see guys with big and strong muscles in their deltoids and weak rotator cuff or scapula control experience tears or dislocation.

What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke.

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...

The One Thing You Must Do in  the Grocery Store

The One Thing You Must Do in the Grocery Store

Grocery stores are marketing battlefields where you are getting attacked from all sides. Much of the marketing onslaught comes from processors in the form of packaging claims, but some of it is as subtle as where items are placed. Brands can even pay a premium for...

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