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.

SwipeSense – SwipeSense System

SwipeSense transforms the way health care organizations manage infection control with a unique integrated system that combines point-of-care hand hygiene dispensers, a sensor reporting network for new and existing wall-mounted dispensers, and state-of-the-art informatics so caregivers get timely self-monitoring feedback. Additionally, all hygiene events as well as staff entry and exit movements at patient rooms and other care areas are automatically logged, so that risk and infection prevention professionals receive the compliance data needed to effectively administer their organization’s quality initiatives.

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