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Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

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In this 60-minute webinar, Brooks DuBose from LeanTaaS’ iQueue for Operating Rooms implementation team explained where the opportunities lie and how to drill down to come up with actionable steps and strategies for meaningful performance improvement. Turnovers and delays are good indicators of efficiency.

Healthmark Offers New Instrument Protectors

Healthmark Industries recently introduced the Instrument Protectors to its ProSys Instrument Care product line. The single-use Instrument Protectors provide protection for sharp and fragile items to the point of use. Manufactured from SBS paperboard, the Instrument...

New Data on OviTex in Hernia Repair Applications

TELA Bio, Inc., a commercial-stage medical technology company focused on designing, developing, and marketing innovative tissue reinforcement materials to address unmet needs in soft tissue reconstruction, has announced details of the clinical research presented last...

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Spotlight On: Shelia Holleran

Spotlight On: Shelia Holleran

At the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (UPMC) in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, OR Clinician Manager Shelia Holleran and the crew in her surgical unit found their normal routines put on the shelf for a month-and-a-half.

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Spotlight On: Vivian Watson

Spotlight On: Vivian Watson

When Vivian Watson graduated nursing school in 1957, life had already prepared her for the unpredictable pace of the health care field. Born to a family of Mississippi sharecroppers in 1935, Watson entered into a difficult upbringing made harder by a cleft lip and palate.

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Spotlight On: Hannah Miller, RN, BSN

Spotlight On: Hannah Miller, RN, BSN

By Matt Skoufalos When Hannah Miller began studying for a career in health care at the University of California-Santa Cruz, she didn’t anticipate that career would be nursing. Miller, who’s about two years into her professional life as a staff and charge nurse at Good...

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Spotlight On: Tom Catena

Spotlight On: Tom Catena

Tom Catena has dedicated the last 20 years of his life working as a medical missionary in Africa. Nine of them he spent amid almost ceaseless civil conflict in war-torn Sudan, and for almost all 20, he’s lacked the resources and infrastructure that most Western...

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