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Cardinal Health awarded Strategic National Stockpile contract for PPE storage and distribution

With its expansive distribution network, Cardinal Health can provide rapid deployment and delivery of SNS product throughout the U.S. and its territories.

IAHCSMM Announces Board of Director Election Results

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) announced the election results for four board of director positions.

Medtronic Recalls Valiant Navion Thoracic Stent Graft System

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

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.

Augustine Temperature Management HotDog Patient Warming & Waffle Grip Trendelenburg Positioning

Air-free HotDog Patient Warming uses Waffle-Grip safety technology to defeat high rates of hypothermia in procedures with unique positioning challenges including robotics, GYN, urology and colorectal. Hypothermia is common during Trendelenburg positioning due to the minimal surface area available to warm. This innovative HotDog solution allows complete underbody warming with the safest and best underbody warming system available. Unique waffle pattern evenly disperses grip on the patient using mechanical hold and friction (following AORN recommendations), which reduces localized shearing forces and eliminates risk of brachial plexus injury. HotDog Waffle Grip is less expensive than most Trendelenburg positioners, easy to use and safer than cutting and taping egg crate foam.

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