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.

Dynarex Introduces Disposable Products

Dynarex has announced several new disposable medical products to help provide higher quality and more efficient patient care delivery. New products include surgical sutures, IV administration sets, catheter dressings and syringes.

Dynarex Surgical Sutures are available in various thread thicknesses and needle dimensions to accommodate numerous procedures.

Dynarex IV Administration Sets and IV Extension Sets are available in various lengths and dimensions to accommodate various applications. The IV Administration Sets are available in nine lengths. The IV Extension Sets are available in lengths of six, seven or eight inches.

For use with Dynarex IV Administration Sets to help create needle-free sites, the Dynarex Needleless PRN Connector is a needleless male adaptor, which does not contain DEHP and is made from medical grade PVC. It is sterile, non-toxic and non-pyrogenic and is individually packaged.

The Dynarex IV Catheter Dressing offers the ability to write on its foam border to mark the dates of dressing changes, is sterile and made for single use. With a low profile, it is comfortable and waterproof to allow patients to shower.

Dynarex’s line of syringes includes safety insulin syringes, safety syringes, dialysis safety syringes, non-safety syringes, non-safety insulin syringes, syringes without needle, hypodermic needles, pen needles and blood collection tube holders. This complete line of syringes includes 95 product specifications.



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