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FDA Continues Efforts to Support Innovation in Medical Device Sterilization

The following statement is attributed to Jeff Shuren, M.D., J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health The sterilization of medical devices is a vital process for helping to prevent serious infections. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Surfacide Earns High Marks in KLAS Research Report

In a newly released report from KLAS Research, a health care research firm, Surfacide UV Technology has received all “A” ratings for its Helios UV-C System. The report’s performance insights include product satisfaction, customer support, value, loyalty, culture and...

Wolters Kluwer Supports Floating Hospital

Wolters Kluwer, Health has donated three market-leading clinical decision support (CDS) tools including UpToDate, Lexicomp and Lippincott Procedures to Mercy Ships, a global humanitarian organization that operates two floating hospitals serving underprivileged...

Miniaturized Robotic-Assisted Surgery Device Headed into Space

Virtual Incision Corporation, a medical device company working on a miniaturized robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) platform, has announced that its MIRA Platform will test its skills in space on a 2024 technology demonstration mission aboard the International Space...

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Huddle Up!

Huddle Up!

Yoder believes that the key to successful huddling is making sure that there’s value for everyone involved. “If the staff doesn’t think huddling is valuable, they won’t attend,” she says. “Or even worse, they’ll make it a negative experience for everyone else.” 

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Compliance Responsibilities

Compliance Responsibilities

Hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) must comply with myriad rules, regulations and laws from an alphabet soup of regulatory entities. These include CMS, OSHA, HHS, the CDC and HIPPA, to name just a few.

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Nursing Shortage

Nursing Shortage

The U.S. health care system is facing an acute nursing shortage that was only made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. This shortage is affecting every aspect of health care delivery, including perioperative services.

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Patient Satisfaction

Patient Satisfaction

Organizations across all industries are placing a high priority on measuring patient satisfaction, and the health care industry is no different. Hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are using a variety of tools to gather feedback from patients.

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