EDGe Surgical Granted U.S. Patent for Next-Generation Awl-in-One Tap

Awl-in-One Tap is a single-use spinal surgery instrument with disposable neuromonitoring EMG system and digital depth measurement built in.

Getinge Expands Servo Ventilator Platform

Getinge announced clearance from the U.S. FDA of several new software options for the Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators.

Merrow Launches Recyclable PPE

Merrow Manufacturing is set to debut a “revolutionary” new line of closed loop, Net Zero PPE, personal protective equipment that includes medical gowns, surgical caps and scrubs woven with REPREVE recycled polyester – made from 100% recycled post-consumer content (plastic bottles).

Lexington Medical Achieves 10,000 Surgery Milestone for Endostapling Devices

Lexington Medical, a U.S.-based medical device company delivering minimally invasive surgical stapling solutions, announced that the company has achieved over 10,000 successful surgeries with the AEON Endostapler in multiple countries.

Career Path Development in Perioperative Nurse Informatics

Jessica Gruendler, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CPHQ, Empiricist Vice President, Empiric Health

Attendees will understand the history of nursing informatics as a specialty, the knowledge base necessary to obtain certification and pathways to career development as a perioperative informatics specialist. Additionally, this activity will address the opportunity to optimize a current perioperative information system and utilize data to drive clinical, operational and financial change in their organizations. The science of nursing informatics within perioperative services is critical to providing a complete electronic health record and access data to transform health care delivery.

Jessica Gruendler has 40 years experience in perioperative services focused on optimizing departments to achieve clinical, operational and financial goals while facilitating technology adoption. She currently serves as an empiricist vice president for Empiric Health. She has served as director of quality, risk management, and patient safety, director of surgical services, with 10 years in nursing informatics and 20 years in various staff and management positions in surgical services.



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