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Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

Instrument Storage/Transport

Radcal
Address: 426 West Duarte Rd.
Monrovia, CA 91016

Radcal Corporation is a worldwide premier provider of diagnostic X-ray radiation test instruments measuring parameters such as Dose, Dose Rate, kV, HVL, Filtration, Exposure Time and much more. Our Touch measurement systems incorporate a 5-inch touchscreen and supports the most extensive line of X-ray quality assurance sensors available.

Phone: (626) 357-7921
Fax: (626) 357-8863
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)
Address: 1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417-1880

BD offers a wide range of capabilities that help healthcare providers advance the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. Whether you are a researcher in the lab, a nurse handling hazardous drugs or a physician prescribing medication—from anesthesia delivery to syringes and needles, our capabilities can help enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health for health systems all around the world.

Website: www.bd.com
Phone: 201-847-6800
Healthmark Industries
Address: 18600 Malyn Blvd.
Fraser, MI 48026

Since 1969, Healthmark Industries Company, Inc. has developed and marketed innovative solutions to aid healthcare facilities in their 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 healthcare provider industry and support services that make it possible to deliver quality healthcare. Visit www.hmark.com for more information.

Website: Hmark.com
Phone: 800-521-6224
KAPP Surgical Instrument, Inc.
Address: 4919 Warrensville Center Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44128, USA

Working with many of the nation’s leading surgeons, Kapp Surgical Instrument is a full-service company providing design, prototyping, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and distribution services for surgical instruments, devices, and implants. Kapp currently produces instruments for surgical specialties including cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, orthopedic, neuro, plastic, ENT, and general surgery.

Phone: 800-282-5277
Fax: 216-587-0411
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