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‘Eye-opening’ OR Webinar Receives High Marks

The February 20 OR Today webinar sponsored by RepScrubs was described as “very interesting” and “eye-opening” by more than one attendee. The session “OR Food for Thought – LITERALLY! What Are We Bringing Into Our ORs and Why?” was presented by Dr. John Kutz, FACS,...

Study: UV Technology Raises the Standard in Disinfecting ORs

Ultraviolet (UV) technology developed by the New York-based firm PurpleSun Inc. eliminates more than 96 percent of pathogens in operating rooms (ORs) and on medical equipment, compared to 38 percent using manual cleaning methods that rely on chemicals to disinfect...

Agiliti Acquires Mobile Instrument Service & Repair Inc.

Agiliti Inc. has acquired Mobile Instrument Service & Repair Inc., the third largest provider, by revenue, of surgical equipment repair services to the U.S. health care industry. The transaction was priced at 11x the company’s 2019 Adjusted EBITDA. “Mobile...

Northwell to Open 4 Cardiac Catheterization Labs

Three Northwell Health facilities – Lenox Health Greenwich Village, Mather Hospital in Port Jefferson and Plainview Hospital – have received approval this month from the New York State Health and Health Planning Council to establish cardiac catheterization labs,...

2018 IAHCSMM Scrapbook

The 2018 IAHCSMM Annual Conference was held in Phoenix, April 29-May 2, and provided attendees with resources needed to elevate their knowledge while promoting ongoing quality and professionalism within their department. From knowledge-building hands-on labs and workshops to timely management and technical updates taught by some of the professions most renowned and respected experts, plus poster sessions, discussion groups, and the largest vendor exposition for the CS profession, it didn’t matter if this was an attendee’s first conference or their 20th, it was one of their most memorable. OR Today was on site and hosted Facebook live videos that are available to watch on our Facebook page @ortoday.

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