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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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How Often Do You Recover From Exercise?

How Often Do You Recover From Exercise?

By Miguel J. Ortiz What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of exercise recovery? This is an important question to ask yourself as your first answer usually leads to what you may need most. If not, it can help you understand what your body may need....

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Can Eye Exam Reveal Alzheimer’s Risk?

Can Eye Exam Reveal Alzheimer’s Risk?

Looking for clues about the health of your brain? You might want to pay a visit to your eye doctor. Research increasingly links common eye conditions – glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy – to risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

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Let’s Talk About Cancer, Food and Exercise

Let’s Talk About Cancer, Food and Exercise

I often have clients come in asking what they should eat to prevent cancer. What’s important to prevent nearly any disease is a healthy diet. That translates to lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meat and low-fat dairy. I’m not a proponent of eliminating any food group from your meals.

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