Italians Share Novel Operating Room Research Using UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced new research demonstrating the UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer’s rapid disinfection of operating rooms between surgical procedures will be presented at this month’s Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference.

The Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert on optimizing medication safety with smart infusion pumps

A new Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission, “Optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS,” describes how built-in dose error reduction software (DERS) can improve patient safety.

Hensler Bone Press Receives CE Certification

Hensler Surgical Technologies has announced its newly obtained CE mark for the Hensler Bone Press (HBP).

Healthmark Offers New Anti-Fatigue Mat

Healthmark Industries has introduced an Anti-Fatigue Mat to its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) product line.

Action Products Offers Table-length Fluid Management Mat

Under the Action umbrella of OR-focused offerings is a line of fluid management absorbent floor mats featuring the DryMax Triple. The patented, three-segment, table-length design offers dual-side absorption, along with maximum coverage and capacity. Its construction absorbs and retains 15 liters of water or 6 liters of NaCl.

Clinicians can create a flexible barrier for water intensive areas or wrap the shroud of expensive tables to keep them free from fluids. They can ensure a safe work environment for staff with these “no-hassle, easy clean up, single-use mats,” according to a press release. The releases also states that the mats conserve resource consumption, such as cleaning and disposal of linens and hidden labor costs.

“Action has always been supportive of the perioperative nurses and these products protect them from slips and falls, decreases clean-up and turn-over times, while saving capital equipment expenses,” says Rick Olin, national OR sales director of Action Products Inc.’s medical products group.

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