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JointMedica’s Polymotion Hip Resurfacing System Granted Breakthrough Device Designation

Exactech has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a Breakthrough Device Designation for JointMedica’s Polymotion Hip Resurfacing System. Exactech, a minority shareholder of JointMedica Limited, is collaborating with the United...

Paragon 28 Expands Soft Tissue Portfolio

Paragon 28 Inc., a medical device company exclusively focused on the foot and ankle orthopedic market, has announced an expansion of its soft-tissue portfolio with the launch of its Grappler Suture Anchor System. The Grappler Suture Anchor System provides surgeons an...

National Medical Billing Services Acquires Medi-Corp Inc.

National Medical Billing Services, a health care revenue cycle management (RCM) company serving the surgical market, has acquired Medi-Corp Inc., a nationwide RCM services provider specializing in anesthesia, ASCs and pain management. “This partnership will further...

Ga. Governor Signs Surgical Smoke Legislation

Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp recently signed several bills designed to benefit health care providers and patients in Georgia. The new laws will also strengthen the state's health care system, according to a news release. One piece of legislation signed into law by...

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Ruhof Elementum AW & Surgistain

Ruhof Elementum AW & Surgistain

Elementum AW, featuring four new molecules of enzymes created for the medical device cleaning market, is a multi-tiered enzymatic detergent that has been optimized* for the automatic, ultrasonic and manual cleaning of surgical instruments. Surgistain is a safe, efficient and quick revitalizing solution for stainless steel surgical instruments, trays, basins and case carts.

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Eggs Are In Season

Eggs Are In Season

When you envision seasonal eating in spring, produce like asparagus and strawberries may leap to mind. In fact, most proteins have a season when they are at their best as well and that is certainly the case for eggs. They are nutrition powerhouses that peak in quality in spring and summer if you know what to look for. 

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Keen Focus on Competencies Spurs SP Quality, Safety

Keen Focus on Competencies Spurs SP Quality, Safety

Competency is a term that relates to performance improvement, and professionals are expected to attain and cultivate it through experience and a desire to learn, grow and advance in their knowledge and skillsets. In the sterile processing (SP) environment, it’s important to examine how competencies are valued and applied. Are they viewed as a necessary evil or do SP professionals embrace the opportunities competencies can provide?

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Healthmark TOSI

Healthmark TOSI

TOSI is the first device to provide a consistent, repeatable and reliable method for evaluating the cleaning effectiveness of the automated instrument washer.

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Are You Prioritizing Your Schedule or Scheduling Priorities?

Are You Prioritizing Your Schedule or Scheduling Priorities?

Have you ever heard the phrase, “All things are created twice?” That phase sits at the heart of habit two from Stephen Covey’s bestselling book, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” Habit two is called, “Begin with the end in mind,” and it correlates to what Covey calls the first creation. It’s called first creation because begin with the end in mind is something that occurs in our heads. The second creation occurs when we create the functional finished product. 

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