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We Want Your Take on Robotics

April 10, 2015 9:07 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Comments

The results of the brief, online questionnaire will be compiled into a summary for the May issue of Surgical Products


Join Our Brainstorm on Surgical Waste

April 9, 2015 10:43 am | by Editor | Comments

For our May issue of Surgical Products, we are hosting a brainstorm on how hospitals and surgical centers can dispose of waste in a sustainable way.

Obtaining ROI Insurance for Hybrid OR Systems

April 6, 2015 9:43 am | by Lisa Collins | Comments

Capable of servicing coronary angiography and open heart surgical procedures in one room, hybrid OR hospitals can handle diagnostic and therapeutic efforts at one table.


Ultraviolet C Light Systems, Terminal Cleaning Score a 99.9 Percent Disinfection Rate

April 2, 2015 9:41 am | by Sanford Green, Senior Executive, Spectra254 | Comments

Many providers are turning to UVC decontamination systems to increase infection prevention, since the technology is quick, safe and easy to operate.


Rewarding Your Readership with Constant Improvement

April 2, 2015 9:25 am | by Jeff Reinke, editorial director | Comments

As is the case with any growing enterprise, we’ll continue to change and adapt in order to best meet your needs.

Technology Evolves In The Operating Room

April 1, 2015 10:10 am | by Robert Scroggins, BSN, RN, CMLSO, Clinical Programs Manager for Buffalo Filter | Comments

Surgery has changed so much since I first set foot in an operating room as an 18 year old private in the National Guard. I remember a small room that seemed crammed with people and “stuff”. 


Does More Money Equal More Cures?

February 19, 2015 12:34 pm | by Mike Auerbach, Editor-In-Chief, Pharmaceutical Processing | Comments

Everyone has been touched in some way by cancer. Fundraising for a cause makes us all feel good. It’s somewhat hard to believe that with all of the money thrown at this problem, we aren’t closer to better treatments and subsequent cures.


3D Printing for Surgery Practice

February 17, 2015 11:47 am | by Sam Brusco, Medical Design Technology Associate Editor | Comments

Models produced by 3D printers are proving to be valuable diagnostic and surgical tools. 3D imaging software is able to produce a physical representation of surgical sites, enabling surgeons to approach the surgery from several different perspectives.


Drone Surgery and HoloLens: Hello 2015

February 13, 2015 11:35 am | by Zev Ginzburg, UX Research Copywriter, Codal Inc. | Comments

The medical community embracing cutting edge tech is nothing new, the tech however, is constantly new. The connection between telerobotic and remote surgery just got a lot more accommodating, which means the one thing those in the medical world will need is an army of qualified developers.


Healthcare as a Right in the Age of Obamacare

February 12, 2015 10:56 am | by Miles J. Zaremski | Comments

President Lyndon Johnson apparently also considered healthcare a right. Johnson once told then-senator Hubert Humphrey, "I'll go a hundred million or a billion on health or education ... You got to have health. I may cut back some tanks. But not on health."


Primum Non Nocere

February 9, 2015 1:29 pm | by Bruce Campbell, MD | Comments

“I want the surgery today!” She started to cry. “I’m ninety-four years old. I’ll accept any risk. Just take this thing out!” She looked back and forth between the anesthesiologist and me. Her golf-ball sized tongue cancer had been growing over the past six months.


How Top Healthcare Priorities Will Impact The OR

January 23, 2015 11:09 am | by Jeff Reinke, editorial director | Comments

A recent report from Accenture identified the top five priorities for states with federally-supported Health Innovation Plans. So let's take a look at how these priorities will not only impact the system as a whole, but more specifically, the surgical community.


Can ObamaCare Survive in 2015?

January 6, 2015 12:24 pm | by Dr. Jane M. Orient | Comments

Now that Republicans have control of Congress, they could possibly keep their promise to repeal ObamaCare—except for two immediate obstacles. One of course is the threat of the Presidential veto. Another is the already apparent willingness of craven politicians to surrender pre-emptively. 


Obama's Care vs. ObamaCare

December 16, 2014 12:25 pm | by Dr. Jane M. Orient | Comments

The whole country has heard the saga of the President’s sore throat. Many people who have a similar problem—or a true emergency—might compare his treatment with theirs. ...                     


Pathfinder’s Vision Gives Man New Life After Cancer

December 11, 2014 10:18 am | by Kevin Damask, Surgical Products | Comments

I always enjoy hearing the latest in 3-D innovation in the operating room, and last week brought another terrific story. ...                           



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