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National Employer Groups to Hospitals and ASCs: Participate in the 2021 Leapfrog Surveys

Today, every hospital and ASC across the country received a letter signed by four influential national employer groups—the Health Transformation Alliance, ERISA Industry Committee, National Alliance of Health Care Purchaser Coalitions, and the Business Group on Health—requesting their participation in the annual Leapfrog Hospital Survey and Leapfrog Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Survey.

Adapters to Test Light Cord Integrity

Healthmark Industries has introduced the Light Cord Adapters to its ProSys Instrument Care product line.

RSIP Vision Launches Advanced AI-Based Tool for Prostate MRI and Ultrasound Registration

RSIP Vision, an experienced leader in driving innovation for medical imaging through advanced AI and computer vision solutions, has announced a new prostate MRI-to-ultrasound registration tool.

USMI Developing the First Surgical Robot for Cancer Surgery

US Medical Innovations LLC (USMI) announced that it is developing the first robotic delivery system used for cancer surgery.

Surface Medical Announces the Launch of Cleanpatch in U.S.

Surface Medical Inc. has announced the launch of CleanPatch in the U.S. market through a network of leading specialty distributors.

Hospital beds, stretchers and other high-touch surfaces are prone to damage, and have been shown to harbor pathogens that contribute to healthcare-acquired infections. To date, there has been a lack of cost-effective and clinically validated solutions to this problem, with surgical or duct tape being tried unsuccessfully in many facilities. Inspired by a nurse, SMI developed and validated CleanPatch: a first-in-class medical surface repair patch for hospital beds and stretchers that restores damaged mattresses to an intact and hygienic state.

Having completed more than 18 months of testing, including a clinical study in a hospital last year, patent-pending CleanPatch successfully launched in the Canadian market in mid-2013, and more than 60 facilities are using the product as part of their preventative maintenance repair solution on damaged mattresses, stretchers and other surfaces.

CleanPatch a Class 1 medical device under the FDA is now available in the U.S. through a network of regional distributors.

For more information, about Surface Medical, visit www.surfacemedical.ca.

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