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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.

Encompass Group LLC Swift® Slider Patient Repositioner

The Swift® Slider Patient Repositioner from Encompass is a cost-effective, low-friction taffeta positioner intended to allow nurses to safely and easily perform patient repositioning tasks with little physical strain. Manual repositioning with traditional drawsheets or incontinent pads exposes caregivers to increased risk of neck, shoulder and back injuries. Implementing the standard use of this repositioner will create a safer healthcare environment for caregivers, ensure the comfort and security of patients and residents, and support no-lift policies. The Swift Slider is constructed of two layers – a 50/50 cotton polyester twill surface and a thin, breathable taffeta backing. The breathable backing and thin profile minimize discomfort and injury to skin.

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