‘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,...

AORN 2018 Scrapbook


The AORN Global Surgical Conference and Expo took place in New Orleans, March 24-28. Attendees benefited from education and a lively exhibit hall. OR Today was on site to meet readers from around the world, share an invitation to join us at the OR Today Live Surgical Conference and provide busy professionals a chance to unwind at our VIP event.

1. The exhibit hall included a wide variety of vendors that service the OR, including Diversey who showcased disinfection products.

2. Key Surgical draws a crowd on opening day of the expo.

3. With a stack of different OR mat solutions to showcase, Gel Pro stood comfortably in their booth.

4. The OR Today booth was a buzz with news of the OR Today Live conference heading to Nashville in August.

5. An impressive booth at AORN from Tidi.

6. Attendees gathered at a VIP event hosted by OR Today and BD.

7. imp demonstrates its products to eager attendees.

8. Disinfection was the focus at the Tru-D Smart UVC display.

9. MD Publishing President John Krieg is pleased to find a fellow New Orleans enthusiast.

10. BD provided attendees a relaxing venue to network at the VIP event on Sunday evening.

11. Attendees gathered at a VIP event hosted by OR Today and BD.

12. Stepping away from the OR Today booth, Jena Mattison snuggles Pink Pad XL on the showroom floor.

13. OR Today team members Kristin Leavoy, Lisa Gosser, John Krieg and Lisa Cover are all smiles after a successful AORN 2018.




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