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.

Case Solutions Multi-Enzymatic Cleaners and Wipes

Tackle pretreatment at point-of-use with Case Solutions Multi-Enzymatic cleaners and wipes, harnessing the power of enzymes. PentaPrep Multi-Enzymatic Pre-Soak uses protease, lipase, amylase and several cellulases to target specific types of organic material, accelerate the breakdown of those materials and suspend them within the free-rinsing treatment to be easily carried away. Penta Wipes contain the same highly effective enzymes and surfactant in convenient non-linting cloths. And, CasePrep Pre-Soak is an ideal solution for applications where facilities prefer a non-enzymatic pretreatment. Remove bioburden, maintain moisture, enhance and speed cleaning effectiveness, and disrupt the formation of biofilm with pretreatment at point-of-use. •



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