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

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

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Albahealth Offers Fall Risk Management Kits

albahealth-300x273Albahealth, a Division of Encompass Group LLC, offers Safe-Steps Fall Risk Management Kits that provide a convenient prepackaged product easily identifying patients at risk for falls.

Components include chart stickers, entryway magnets, identification bracelets, patient safety footwear, patient gowns, and a patient throw blanket. The patient throw blanket is available in the premium kit. These components support increased visibility to staff, visitors, and during department transfer of patients at a greater risk for falls.

Confetti Treads Patient Safety Footwear, included in the kit, features top of the line slip-resistance and 360-degree protection with a unique, and patented all-around tread profile.

“Falls that occur in hospitalized patients are a widespread and serious threat to patient safety. Accidental falls are among the most common incidents reported in hospitals,” said Jennifer Woody, Senior Marketing Manager, Encompass Group. “Our Safe-Steps Fall Risk Management Kits are designed to help improve patient safety with highly visible patient identification products and fall prevention, created with the Encompass belief that better care starts with safety and comfort in mind.”



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