The House is likely to vote this week on a proposal to scrap Medicare’s troubled physician payment formula, just days before a March 31 deadline when doctors who treat Medicare patients will see a 21 percent payment cut.
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Doctors at a VA hospital in Augusta, Ga., are using a special high-tech probe that combines...
More than 41 gasses are found in surgical plume, such as, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene, along with other viruses, bacteria, small viral particulates and carcinogens.
Industry leaders weighed in on best practices for managing fluid collection and disposal in helping improve OR efficiency and infection control procedures during a brainstorm facilitated by Surgical Products.
Medline’s Renewal Full Circle Reprocessing cites the following as questions to ask in qualifying potential partners for off-site instrument cleaning, sterilization, maintenance and repair.
The lawsuit claims the staff performed more complex surgery than the center is authorized to do. The patient was undergoing a cervical spine fusion operation in May 2013.
The data found EXPAREL use associated with improved clinical outcomes and a favorable cost savings per patient compared to the standard of care.
Ameer and his team were able to revamp this long-established drug to not only prevent this risky side effect but to use it as a template to deliver nitric oxide, a molecule that plays a vital role in many biological processes and is potentially useful to prevent scarring in vascular grafts and stents.
An injection of a patient's bone marrow stem cells during rotator cuff surgery significantly improved healing and tendon durability, according to a study presented today, March 26, at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
I’m excited to share some of what I thought were the most interesting products, concepts and conversations from my attendance of the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Surgical Conference & Expo, which recently took place in Denver.
For some patients bariatric surgery can resolve GERD symptoms. But for others, GERD continues even after a successful amount of weight is lost following surgery.
When it comes to the rate of improvement and volume of upgrades, perhaps no single technology has seen as much progress as OR visualization technologies. The questions that remain for the surgical community stem from decisions on whether or not to seek the immediate upgrade or wait for the next improvement in six to 12 months.
The third in a series of looks at the most significant technology topics impacting the OR and influencing the future of surgery.
The second in a series of looks at the most significant technology topics impacting the OR and influencing the future of surgery.
Dr. Clifford W. Colwell sat down with Surgical Products to offer some additional perspective on the use of a mobile compression device to combat VTE, or blood clots, following hip and knee replacement surgeries.
Nationally, the hospital industry has improved in all the areas the surveys required by Medicare track, including how clean and quiet their rooms are and how well doctors and nurses communicate. But hundreds of hospitals have not made headway in boosting their ratings, federal records show.
This photo showcases a fully-constructed operating room that Steris has on display to help attendees appreciate the surgical equipment, monitors and other products that they have identified as key in keeping pace with procedural demands and patient needs.