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.

STERIS PATHOGON™ UV Disinfection System

Independent studies prove PATHOGON UV Disinfection System is effective against pathogens that can cause HAIs. The system is designed for use as part of a complete cleaning and disinfection program. Automated cycle times range from four to 25 minutes, depending on the targeted organism and the size of the space being treated. The process produces no ozone or secondary contaminants, and rooms can be re-occupied immediately after treatment. PATHOGON UV Disinfection System kills 99.999 percent of MRSA and VRE, 99.99 percent of C. diff. spores and eliminates 99.999 percent of viruses.



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