Activ Surgical Announces FDA Clearance for ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module

Activ Surgical announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s ActivSight Intraoperative Imaging Module for enhanced surgical visualization.

Metrex Surface Disinfectant Portfolio Secures EPA Approval

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved all eight surface disinfectant products made by an infection prevention leader, Metrex, as effective against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

Olympus Supports Safety Actions Regarding Surgical Smoke

Olympus has announced its support of The Joint Commission’s recommended safety actions for managing the hazards of exposure to surgical smoke for health care staff in operating rooms.

Exofin Fusion Redesign Receives FDA Approval

Chemence Medical, a leader in medical cyanoacrylate devices and products, announced the U.S. Federal Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) approval of the company’s redesigned exofin fusion skin closure system.

10 Questions to Determine if Your OR is Compliant to the latest ANSI Standards

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Updates to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z136.3 Standard for “Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care” include significant new requirements regarding the individuals operating medical lasers, the training of those individuals, and the holistic oversight of medical laser safety. Agencies including OSHA and The Joint Commission will soon begin enforcing the elevated ANSI laser safety standards, putting facilities at risk for penalties and brand damage for non-compliance.

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