Surgical Products found the pulse of trends in the OR for this month's edition. It met with experts on topics like minimally-invasive surgery, opioids, OR management, preventing surgical site infections and more.
Our April issue of Surgical Products explores a variety of relevant issues in the surgical industry, like trends in imaging equipment and facility growth.
The sciences between OR is the focus of the January/ February 2015 Surgical Products issue, with articles on visualization, going green and a brainstorm on smoke evacuation.
The March issue of Surgical Products goes back to the basics to see how little things have huge impacts for patients, but also explores some new technology.
This is the digital version of the November-December 2014 issue of Surgical Products magazine.
This is the digital version of the September/October 2014 issue of Surgical Products magazine.
This is the digital version of the July/August 2014 issue of Surgical Products magazine.
The complete product directory for the surgical market, the 2015 Surgical Products Buyers' Guide features information on equipment, systems, services, and supplies.
In this issue, improving old and antiquated ORs meant embracing OR integration for one Florida hospital, and the best approach for preventing SSIs employs a bundle of evidence-based practices...
In this issue, facility construction and expansion is on the decline when compared to past years, and the Affordable Care Act is forcing the healthcare industry to re-evaluate everything...
In this issue, an investment in ultraviolet disinfection technology helped one facility tackle C. diff and overhauling its cramped central supply area has led to increased efficiency for one New Jersey hospital.
3D viewing throughout the operating room is an exciting new reality for the healthcare industry. Also in this issue, qualified physician extenders will be critical toward addressing future surgical patient needs, and the education and awareness of the hazards of surgical smoke has increased.
Take a look at the top products from this year's ESP Awards along with a Q&A with Best of Show Winners. Also in this issue, Three industry experts discuss OR waste, sustainable practices, and green healthcare; and cutting-edge technology is only as useful as a facility's ability to leverage it to improve efficiency.
Hybrid OR technology is making a major impact at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Also in this issue, Pennsylvania's LVHN employs seven UV disinfection systems to fight HAIs and an objective approach to efficiency pays dividends for one Ohio hospital.
The annual surgical spend at the facility of a Surgical Products reader will be about $175,000 this year, and the majority of those surveyed indicated spending on instrumentation will increase. Also in this issue, the prevalence of sharps injuries in the operating room seems to be -- at best -- not changing, and it may be increasing.