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SC Johnson Professional Launches New Healthcare Website

SC Johnson Professional has launched a new website for its healthcare portfolio, scjp.com/healthcare. SC Johnson Professional Healthcare products contribute to helping to slow the spread of infection within health care facilities, by implementing safety protocols that...

Hologic Debuts Documentary-Style Film Highlighting One Woman’s Breast Cancer Journey Timed to Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

Global leader in women’s health partners with medical streaming platform, Mediflix, to provide first-of-its-kind awareness and education tool highlighting reconstructive options for breast cancer patients In conjunction with ongoing Breast Cancer Awareness Month...

New Preoperative Surgical Planning Product for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Intellijoint Surgical has announced a new preoperative surgical planning product for total hip arthroplasty. Intellijoint VIEW is a surgical planning software that provides targets for functional cup position accounting for hip-spine relationship and implant...

Fujifilm Launches First FDA Cleared Dual-Channel Endoscope for Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Applications

Fujifilm will showcase its El-740D/S dual-channel endoscope at the American College of Gastroenterology convention in Las Vegas, October 22-27 FUJIFILM Healthcare Americas Corporation, a provider of endoscopic imaging and endosurgical solutions, has announced the...

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How ORs and ASCs are Reopening

How ORs and ASCs are Reopening

As COVID-19 restrictions have loosened in most parts of the country, elective and non-essential surgeries have been allowed to resume at many hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). While this is obviously good news for patients and health care facilities, the reopening process has been fraught with challenges.

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Reducing Medical Errors

Reducing Medical Errors

In a perfect world, medical errors would not occur and no one would ever die as a result of them. Unfortunately, the world we live in is far from perfect. According to a study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine that was published in 2016, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for up to 250,000 deaths each year.

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Understaffing and Infections

Understaffing and Infections

A substantial body of research over the years has pointed to invasive devices and clinical practice as primary causes of these HAIs. However, some studies indicate another contributing factor to HAIs that can’t be overlooked: nurse understaffing and burnout.

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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) isn’t new – it was first developed in the 1980s. But it’s becoming more common in clinical practice today as the body of evidence supporting its use in the promotion of wound healing grows.

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Hand Hygiene: Know the Facts

Hand Hygiene: Know the Facts

When the latest coronavirus threat, or COVID-19, first emerged in January, the number one recommendation for protecting oneself from the virus and preventing its spread was to wash hands frequently and thoroughly. Similarly, the best way to prevent healthcare...

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