‘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,...

Black Diamond Video Receives Certification for EHR Integration

black-diamondBlack Diamond Video has been awarded certification by a leading electronic health record provider, certifying that Black Diamond Video’s BDV Clarity solution is fully capable of integrating BDV OR video system data with the EHR provider’s electronic health record solution.

For each leading EHR provider, Black Diamond Video has developed a simple, secure BDV Clarity interface that imports patient record and schedule HL7 information from the EHR system to Black Diamond Video’s Integrated Digital Surgical Suite system in the operating room. Import of this HL7 information supports simplified and accurate patient recordkeeping. High-definition images and recordings captured by the IDSS system during surgical procedures are then exported to the EHR provider’s media storage for later clinical access. Black Diamond Video’s certification by an EHR provider verifies effective interaction between BDV’s integrated OR solution and the EHR provider’s electronic health record system.

In addition to interfacing with EHR solutions, Black Diamond Video’s BDV Clarity solution also offers BDV Nurse Core View, BDV Physician Remote View, and other tools to increase clinical workflow visibility, communication and collaboration. •



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