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.

OR Today Webinar Explores Vendor Management

The recent OR Today webinar “Vendor Management: A Historical Perspective of Chaos Coordination” was sponsored by RepScrubs and eligible for one (1) continuing education (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

This 60-minute webinar featured Will Kahn, vendor management facilitator at VCU Health. He presented successful strategies for implementing a vendor management program. During the webinar, attendees heard more details regarding challenges with vendor management, predictable outcomes, evolution of vendor management, creative opportunities and a COVID-19 response.

Attendees shared positive feedback in a post-webinar survey.

“This was very good to open my thoughts up about how we are managing our vendors in the OR and hospital. Thanks for the many suggestions in how to better handle them,” Director of Surgical Services T. Lafoon said.

“The presentation was very well thought out. Ideas and actual implementation were shared,” said J. Dumser, VP.

“I love the online webinars. They fit into daily life perfect and are very informational. You can learn a lot in just a very short period of time,” said R. Messina, charge sterile processing tech.

The OR Today Webinar Series continues to grow. Almost 2,000 attendees have viewed a live presentation in 2020 with even more watching recorded sessions via the on-demand option. For more information, visit and click on the “Webinars” tab.



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