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Women Lose Weight, Alcohol Tolerance After This Surgery

August 5, 2015 1:01 pm | by Washington University School of Medicine | News | Comments

This study focused on women, but authors think it would affect men the same.


'Too Many' Cancer Patients Put Off Treatment, Skip Testing

August 5, 2015 12:57 pm | by Elsevier | News | Comments

Study authors said patients need to take more ownership of their care.


Bariatric Surgery Benefits Gut Microbiome

August 5, 2015 9:55 am | by Cell Press | News | Comments

Microbiome changes are specific to the surgery and not just loosing weight, which paves the way for the exploration of probiotics as an alternative to weight-loss surgery


Clean All You Want - Endoscopes Will Still be Contaminated

August 5, 2015 9:50 am | by Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) | News | Comments

A study found even a multi-step cleaning and disinfecting process didn't fully clean the scopes. 


Tax Return Issues Could Jeopardize ObamaCare Aid

August 5, 2015 9:46 am | by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | News | Comments

About 1.8 million households are affected. 


Experts: Coordinated Action Plan Could Prevent Many HAIs

August 5, 2015 9:39 am | by University of Utah Health Services | News | Comments

The researchers created a model based off a CDC study.


Study: Music Played During Surgery Hurts Team Communication

August 5, 2015 9:30 am | by Wiley | News | Comments

Most ORs have music playing, even though it hinders communication.


ESP Award Nominee: Contec, Inc.'s PREMIRA Microfiber Wipes and Pads

August 5, 2015 9:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Contec, Inc.'s PREMIRA Microfiber Wipes and Pads were nominated for Surgical Products' 2015 Excellence in Surgical Products Awards.


FDA Adds New Steps to Cleaning Duodenoscopes

August 4, 2015 2:32 pm | by Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | News | Comments

The FDA realizes not all facilities will have the staff or expertise to follow the new steps. 


New Guidelines: Temperature Management During Surgery

August 4, 2015 1:21 pm | by Elsevier | News | Comments

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the American Society of ExtraCorporeal Technology released a new set of guidelines.


New Medicaid Program Improves Aspects of Patient Care

August 4, 2015 1:16 pm | by University of Florida | News | Comments

This approach to healthcare delivery is growing in popularity across the country, with the number of states implementing similar programs increasing from eight in 2004 to 18 in 2014.


Surgeon is Second Physician Accused of Poaching a Lion

August 4, 2015 12:47 pm | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | News | Comments

As the case against the Minnesota dentist was being investigated, another client was mentioned. 


ESP Award Nominee: gSource's gSilicone Rod Shears

August 4, 2015 10:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

gSource's gSilicone Rod Shears was nominated for Surgical Products' 2015 Excellence in Surgical Products Awards.


Planning a Capital Equipment Acquisition? Considering These Factors May Increase Your Savings

August 4, 2015 9:54 am | by Manish Singh, Olympus America Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Suppliers realize the Affordable Care Act is putting pressure on budgets. 


20 Cancer Programs Recognized by ACS

August 4, 2015 9:45 am | by American College of Surgeons | News | Comments

The purpose of the award is to raise the bar on quality cancer care.



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