Three Heart Surgeons Discuss How to Beat Aortic Dissection’s Ticking Clock

Participating in this Q&A article are Bilal Shafi, MD, from Sutter Health in Santa Cruz, California; Wilson Szeto, MD, from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, Wheatley Surgical in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources Launch Data Transparency Initiative

The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) Inc. have announced a new data transparency initiative – Data Analytics for Safe Healthcare (DASH).

Aerobiotix Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Medical Ultraviolet Air Filtration System

Aerobiotix Inc., a manufacturer of air treatment devices for hospitals and health care, has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Aerocure-MD medical air purification system.

AAAHC Releases Updated Toolkit Outlining Ambulatory Procedure Considerations for Obese Patients

To help ASCs implement necessary precautions and prevent negative outcomes for obese patients, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has published a fully revised Ambulatory Procedure Considerations for Obese Patients Toolkit.

Bradley Catalone Joins Healthmark Industries

Healthmark Industries is proud to announce Dr. Bradley Catalone as its new senior scientific advisor.

“We are very excited to welcome Brad to Healthmark Industries,” Director of Education Mary Ann Drosnock said. “His expert knowledge and management experience in scientific and regulatory device strategy will provide guidance and insight to our product development efforts.”

Catalone comes to Healthmark Industries with extensive experience in the health care industry. Most recently, he was the chief science officer at TSO3 Corporation. In this role, he had the responsibility of successfully developing regulatory strategy for new and expanded medical device claims, designing scientific studies and managing/expanding international intellectual property portfolio.

Since 1969, Healthmark Industries Company Inc. has developed and marketed innovative solutions to aid health care facilities in the delivery of surgical instruments and other lifesaving medical devices to patients. Healthmark Industries’ mission is to continue to innovate, continue to support and continue to serve the health care provider industry and support services that make it possible to deliver quality health care.

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