Three Heart Surgeons Discuss How to Beat Aortic Dissection’s Ticking Clock

Participating in this Q&A article are Bilal Shafi, MD, from Sutter Health in Santa Cruz, California; Wilson Szeto, MD, from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Grayson H. Wheatley III, MD, Wheatley Surgical in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources Launch Data Transparency Initiative

The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) Inc. have announced a new data transparency initiative – Data Analytics for Safe Healthcare (DASH).

Aerobiotix Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Medical Ultraviolet Air Filtration System

Aerobiotix Inc., a manufacturer of air treatment devices for hospitals and health care, has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the Aerocure-MD medical air purification system.

AAAHC Releases Updated Toolkit Outlining Ambulatory Procedure Considerations for Obese Patients

To help ASCs implement necessary precautions and prevent negative outcomes for obese patients, the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) has published a fully revised Ambulatory Procedure Considerations for Obese Patients Toolkit.

CIVCO TEE Transport Tray

CIVCO offers a full range of products that protect, clean, transport, disinfect and store transesophageal (TEE) and endovaginal/endorectal ultrasound probes, to help facilities maintain compliance with The Joint Commission and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention standards. Simplify the workflow with the TEE Transport Tray and ultrasound probe storage cabinet. The transport tray features a reversible lid for easy clean/dirty indication. It protects expensive, delicate TEE probes from damage while safeguarding the disinfected probe shaft from the handle, cord and connector. The storage cabinet provides a safe and clean environment by hanging probes vertically and keeping connectors and probes separate with a continuous flow of filtered air.



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