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‘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,...

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Pure Processing Introduces Pre-Cleaning System

Pure Processing Introduces Pre-Cleaning System

Pure Processing, LLC has introduced the Pure Station medical devices pre-cleaning system, the industry’s first and only portable soaking and irrigating sink system for pre-cleaning surgical instruments and other medical devices. Fitting inside an existing processing...

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Anesthesia Providers and Accreditation

Anesthesia Providers and Accreditation

Anesthesiologists, CRNAs and/or anesthesia assistants play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of an ASC. Many anesthesiologists serve as medical directors, and their presence each and every day has a significant impact on the overall function of the center....

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Putting Patients First in 2012

Putting Patients First in 2012

Every new year, an abundance of news and opinion articles project the trends and changes that health care providers can expect in the coming year. This column takes a different approach. Rather than ask what the providers of outpatient surgical care can expect in...

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