‘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,...

Healthmark Adds to Labeling Line

Healthmark Industries announced the addition of the Quick Turnover 2-Part Clean-Dirty Label to its labeling line.

Designed as a communication tool for health care workers transporting items considered clean or a biohazard, the Quick Turnover 2-Part Clean-Dirty Label allows individuals to note items that are required for upcoming procedures and time needed. The tags ensure that health care staff can safely identify the status of equipment as each tag is brightly colored for high visibility.

The Quick Turnover 2-Part Clean-Dirty Label is roughly 3-inches by 5-inches with two perforated tabs; a green tab with “TRANSPORTATION TAG” in black text, a red bottom with “QUICK TURNOVER” in black text along with a space to indicate items and time needed, as well as a green tab with “CLEAN” in black text and a fluorescent orange bottom featuring a biohazard symbol with “DIRTY” and “BIOHAZARD” in black text. The tag has a removable OSHA compliant adhesive backing that’s easy to apply.

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