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.

Key Surgical – Silicone Finger Mat

Protect and organize your delicate instruments within a sterilization tray with a new tray accessory from Key Surgical. The Silicone Finger Mat is designed to be used inside various sterilization trays (plastic sterilization trays, mesh trays, etc). The mat features raised fingers that gently cushion and protect surgical instruments during the process of sterilization, storage and transportation. Perforations along the bottom of the mat help with steam and air circulation, assisting with sterilization and the drying process. The Silicone Finger Mat is available as one 18” x 10” sheet that can be used intact or cut to size to fit your various sterilization trays.



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