FDA Updates Information on Respirator Decontamination Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reissuing the Emergency Use Authorizations for decontamination systems that are authorized to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for use by healthcare personnel (HCP) to prevent exposure to pathogenic biological...

First Patient Treated in Clinical Trial of BCL System

CairnSurgical, Inc., an innovator striving to make breast cancer surgery more precise, announced that the first patient has been treated in its U.S. pivotal trial of the Breast Cancer Locator (BCL) System at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Rush Oak Park Hospital Adopts Surgical Workflow Technology, ExplORer Surgical, Increasing Team Confidence and Reducing OR Challenges

ExplORer Surgical, the only comprehensive intraoperative case support and workflow platform, has reinvented the way surgical support teams prepare and complete effective surgeries with two-way video for case support and remote proctoring to create a digitized playbook.

AORN Releases 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has published the 2021 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice with six revised guidelines.

Healthmark Offers New COVID-19 Signs

Healthmark has launched new customized signs to help health care facilities communicate important messages during this challenging time.

In order to encourage and remind individuals of necessary steps to practice during this pandemic, Healthmark released COVID-19 Floor Signs. These signs have been designed to catch the attention of health care workers and visitors. There are a variety of designs for specific purposes, from labeling an area that is in quarantine, to a reminder to practice safe social distancing, to instructing personnel to don the proper PPE. The COVID-19 Floor Signs have high visibility, can handle heavy foot traffic, but are semi-adhesive for convenient removal.

Additionally, released in concert are the COVID-19 Wall Signs. The different wall sign options serve as reminders to personnel to wash hands, practice safe social distancing, don the proper PPE or to alert personnel of a quarantine area. Healthmark can also design and produce custom signs to meet the individual needs of facilities.



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