Italians Share Novel Operating Room Research Using UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced new research demonstrating the UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer’s rapid disinfection of operating rooms between surgical procedures will be presented at this month’s Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference.

The Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert on optimizing medication safety with smart infusion pumps

A new Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission, “Optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS,” describes how built-in dose error reduction software (DERS) can improve patient safety.

Hensler Bone Press Receives CE Certification

Hensler Surgical Technologies has announced its newly obtained CE mark for the Hensler Bone Press (HBP).

Healthmark Offers New Anti-Fatigue Mat

Healthmark Industries has introduced an Anti-Fatigue Mat to its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) product line.

Checklist Boards Corp. Checklists

Checklists reduce errors in operating rooms. A time-out must be facilitated by a checklist and occur immediately prior to the start of each procedure. These Checklist Boards are customized to address site specific needs, from pre-op into surgery through recovery. Upon completion of each task, a slider is moved from red to green creating an audible click. Checklist Boards provide a backup to human memory during routine and high-stress situations reducing costs by error prevention.



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