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Ultrapotent compound may help treat C. diff, reduce recurrence

Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, is the leading cause of health care-associated infection in the U.S. Only two antibiotics, vancomycin and fidaxomicin, are FDA-approved for the treatment of C. diff, but even these therapies suffer from high treatment failure and...

Tampa General Hospital, Philips announce partnership

The seven-year agreement will upgrade technology throughout the hospital and improve efficiency Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and Royal Philips announced they are creating a long-term strategic partnership designed to keep Tampa General Hospital at the forefront of...

PENTAX Medical Launches Bronchoscopes, Video Processor in U.S.

PENTAX Medical has launched the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes in the U.S., with FDA 510(k) clearance, along with a new DEFINA Video Processor. As the newest HD solution in pulmonology, the EB-J10 Series Bronchoscopes offer crisp, HD visualization of the bronchus, along...

Nautilus Medical Launches All-in-One DICOM Surgical Recorder

Nautilus Medical Technologies has announced an advanced all-in-one surgery recorder, named TeleRay Record, for use with any endoscope, headset, c-arm, vascular, ultrasound, c-arms and more. Users will be able to store up to 150 hours of HD medical videos form a...

Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots

Xenex’s LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot helps health care facilities reduce SSIs by quickly destroying the pathogens that can cause infections. Hospitals using LightStrike have published peer-reviewed studies showing 46-100% reductions in Class 1 SSI rates in ORs. The only UV room disinfection technology proven effective at destroying SARS-CoV-2 in two minutes (the virus that causes COVID-19), LightStrike robots use a xenon lamp and generate bursts of high intensity, broad spectrum UV light to quickly deactivate viruses, bacteria and spores where they are most vulnerable without damaging expensive OR equipment.

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