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Nihon Kohden Introduces First Subscription-Based Pricing for Patient Monitoring, Neurology Products

Nihon Kohden, a U.S. market leader in precision medical products and services, has launched subscription-based pricing models for its patient monitoring and neurology products, the first in the industry to take such a step. The pricing models help align costs with...

Nihon Kohden Launches Life Scope SVM-7200 Series

Nihon Kohden has announced the launch of its Life Scope SVM-7200 Series vital signs monitor, a monitor designed for outpatient facilities and beds that traditionally are not continuously monitored. The monitor allows health care practitioners to quickly and easily...

New PhantomMSK Trauma Application Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech leader in alignment technology for orthopedic surgery, announces today that its newest application, PhantomMSK Trauma, has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). OrthoGrid Systems’...

AAAHC Offers Transition Resources for Organizations Seeking A New Accreditation Provider

Transitioning to a new accrediting organization can be challenging, with much to consider when making a selection. The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has developed tools and programs to help ambulatory health care organizations better...

DECEMBER COVER STORY

Let it Flow: Efficient Transitions Elevate Care

Perioperative services is one of the most interconnected units in a hospital, so inefficient flow of patients through the perioperative area can cause disruptions that ripple throughout the entire organization. In this article, experts share tips on how to streamline the process.

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Nihon Kohden Launches Life Scope SVM-7200 Series

Nihon Kohden Launches Life Scope SVM-7200 Series

Nihon Kohden has announced the launch of its Life Scope SVM-7200 Series vital signs monitor, a monitor designed for outpatient facilities and beds that traditionally are not continuously monitored. The monitor allows health care practitioners to quickly and easily...

New PhantomMSK Trauma Application Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance

New PhantomMSK Trauma Application Receives FDA 510(K) Clearance

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech leader in alignment technology for orthopedic surgery, announces today that its newest application, PhantomMSK Trauma, has received 510(K) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). OrthoGrid Systems’...

OR Today, 3M Healthcare Webinar Delivers ‘Great Content’

OR Today, 3M Healthcare Webinar Delivers ‘Great Content’

Kimberly Prinsen, RN, MSN, technical service specialist in the medical solutions division of 3M, explained basic considerations to surgical wound management and how looking deeper than the surface of the skin can protect the patient from complications.

ETHICON LAUNCHES VISTASEAL FIBRIN SEALANT

ETHICON LAUNCHES VISTASEAL FIBRIN SEALANT

Many patients today are entering the operating room with multiple factors that can cause disruptive bleeding during surgery, which can be challenging to manage and potentially dangerous. To help address this, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies* announced...

SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight on Danielle Glover, CST

Spotlight on Danielle Glover, CST

After 22 years in the operating room, Danielle Glover can remember the moment she knew she was destined for the surgical suite. At age nine, while flipping through the channels, she saw an open knee surgery on her local public television station.

Spotlight On Laura Cornelis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Spotlight On Laura Cornelis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

By Matt Skoufalos When Laura Cornelis decided to pursue a career in health care, her life was at a crossroads. Newly divorced with two young children, she balanced parenting, work and her education. Very few of those pulls on her attention relented; all-nighters were...

Spotlight On Beth Devine, RN

Spotlight On Beth Devine, RN

When a 19-year-old Beth Devine completed the LPN program at Clark County Community College in southern Nevada, she entered the nursing field, “very young and naïve, and not exactly sure what I was doing.” Undaunted, the Reno native dove right in.

Spotlight On: Theresa Mottes, APRN, CPNP-AC, CDN

Spotlight On: Theresa Mottes, APRN, CPNP-AC, CDN

By Matt Skoufalos Critical Care Nephrology Nurse Practitioner Theresa Mottes has worked in the nursing field since she was 20 years old. In that time, she’s gone from a high school graduate to become a leader in her field and a nursing advocate in her chosen...

PRODUCT SHOWROOM

Reports Forecast Medical Waste Market Growth

Reports Forecast Medical Waste Market Growth

The medical waste management market is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. This includes the growth of the operating room and surgery center segments of the overall market. The global medical waste management market is projected to grow at a compound...

Skyline Medical STREAMWAY System

Skyline Medical STREAMWAY System

The FDA-approved STREAMWAY System, from Skyline Medical, is a true direct-to-drain option for surgical suites. It provides automated collection, measurement and disposal for an unlimited amount of medical waste fluid. The system’s compact and unique design virtually...

Daniels Surgismart Container

Daniels Surgismart Container

The Daniels Surgismart container provides hands-free disposal of sharps and surgical devices in a fast-paced OR environment; this solution was designed with a large opening for easy collection of large or bulky items, and is supported by a foot-pedal operated...

Ecolab ISOLYSER Fluid Solidification

Ecolab ISOLYSER Fluid Solidification

Bio-hazardous liquids in the clinical environment represent one of the most difficult to contain sources of potential contamination for health care workers and patients. That’s why Ecolab offers multiple ISOLYSER fluid solidification products for everything from point...

MD Technologies Inc. Environ-mate DM6000

MD Technologies Inc. Environ-mate DM6000

MD Technologies Inc. Environ-mate DM6000 units reduce plastic (e.g. fewer canisters) meaning lower incineration or landfill demands, and lower costs. About 80% of fluid management cost is for canisters, and about 20% for waste disposal. Environ-mate units eliminate...

OUT OF THE OR

Your Brain, Your Emotions and You

Your Brain, Your Emotions and You

Perhaps you’ve heard of the book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. In many ways, it paved the road for the field of emotional intelligence, because it provides a framework for self-management and relationship management.

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