Staying Positive During the Pandemic

The good news for patients in need of outpatient surgery is that, across the country, health care providers and policymakers have recognized that elective surgery is not the same thing as optional surgery and are allowing ASCs to remain open to provide this care.

Handling of Explanted Medical Devices Addressed in AORN’s Revised Guideline for Specimen Management

SP professionals must manage explants safely and properly any time a request is made to sterilize an explanted device, such a screw, hip, plate and so on, for return to the patient.

Disinfection Methods – Straightforward or Complicated?

With all the different cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing processes that go on inside of hospitals, I find disinfection to be the most complex and complicated among them.

Steam Sterilization Standard ST79 Receives Community-Driven Update

After three years, a widely used standard in health care and industry has undergone an important update.

IMP Announces Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Innovative Medical Products Re-Invents Itself Among the COVID CrisisMike Reilly is an important member of Innovative Medical Products (IMP).

“As an IMP regional sales manager since 2019, Mike was committed to being a company advocate by consistently advancing and improving our sales and customer relationships. In collaboration with the entire IMP team, Mike has been instrumental in expanding training programs, field representation, creative purchasing and repair options that bolstered sales, profitability and customer support all within the difficult impacts of the COVID-19 environment,” says Alan Wasley, CEO, owner.

Reilly is now responsible for leading IMP’s global sales and marketing strategic direction, managing all product brands and distribution channels, and developing tactical plans to accelerate sales growth. He will also be responsible for spearheading sales and marketing on new product launches, including an all-new IMP lateral hip positioner and a revolutionary knee positioner developed to drive profitability and efficiency within ASCs.

Reilly holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Rowan University and brings over 20 years of sales and marketing management experience. Before joining IMP, he held several key marketing management positions at Terumo Medical Corporation, Medtronic (formerly Osteotech) and Biomet Spine.

“As a leader in surgical patient positioning devices, IMP is poised to excel to the next level of growth and success,” Reilly said. “I am excited to lead a team of dynamic individuals built on a strong foundation of innovative medical devices and cutting-edge technology aimed to improve operating room efficiency, patient safety and surgical outcomes. My mission is to grow the IMP business through increased brand recognition, new product development and strategic partnerships.”

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