Ecolab’s Encompass O.R. Environmental Hygiene Program wins Third Place-Infection Control Category for innovations in OR Cleaning. Click here for more info!
Crosstex/SPS Medical’s Rapicide® OPA/28 High-Level Disinfectant wins Second Place-Infection Control for innovations in disinfection. Watch the short video for more info!
Nuvo’s Nuvo Vu wins Third Place-Lighting Category for innovations in Surgical Lighting. Watch the short video for more info!
Scientists believe a new treatment, shown to be effective in mice, could halt the growth of tumors in patients with prostate cancer.
Autoimmune diseases like Crohn's Disease and multiple sclerosis, in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory invaders, affect 5-20 % of the global community.
X-STATIC® Antimicrobial Technology has been chosen by Nebraska Methodist Hospital to elevate its standard of care for fabrics in the healthcare environment. The facility will install bacteria-resistant Arc-Com privacy curtains powered by X-STATIC® in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) of its new surgery center.
The DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson has launched GRYPHON® Anchors with PROKNOT™ Technology (GRYPHON PROKNOT Anchors), the first arthroscopic hybrid anchor solution for repair of shoulder and hip instability. The announcement was made Friday by DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine* at the Arthroscopy Association of North America’s (AANA) Fall Course.
How long patients survive after surgery to remove lung cancer may depend on factors like insurance, income and education, according to a new study.
With a bright look to its rebuilt website, version 2.0 of President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul represents another chance to win over a skeptical public. But more than possible computer woes lurk as HealthCare.gov's second open enrollment season begins Nov. 15.
Clinical investigators recently released results from the first and only randomized, cross-over, prospective, comparative effectiveness clinical study evaluating the benefits of a 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol over 70% Isopropyl Alcohol alone in disinfecting needleless connectors ...
VisionScope Technologies is an early-stage medical device company utilizing state-of-the-art video hardware, micro-optics and advanced computational software to bring arthroscopic imaging to a surgeon’s office.
TIDI Products, LLC, a leading manufacturer of clinically differentiated, single-use, medical devices, has acquired CFI Medical Solutions of Fenton, Mich., a diversified medical device manufacturer and engineering resource for hospitals, distributors, and global original equipment manufacturers ...
People with type 2 diabetes who undergo a weight-loss procedure called laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery have a low risk for complications or death, according to a new study.
Urologists at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, England hope the Da Vinci robot will "dramatically improve" surgery outcomes and the speed of recovery as it is less invasive.
Army doctors in the First World War were helpless to stop soldiers who lost limbs from suffering in pain, according to researchers. A century on, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have made the loss of limbs common among military casualties once again, but while prosthetic technology has improved dramatically, there is still a shortage of effective treatments for pain caused by damaged nerves ...