Surgical Sponge RFID Tracking System

May 19, 2008 10:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cardinal Health has reached an agreement to distribute ClearCount’s patented SmartSponge™ system as part of its Presource® surgical kits and as a stand alone offering. The sponges are permanently affixed with passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags that are smaller than a dime.

LISTED UNDER: Equipment Tracking Products

Cord Reels for Medical Applications

May 15, 2008 6:34 am | Reelcraft Industries, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Reelcraft Industries offers a line of stainless steel cord reels that are designed for medical applications where electrical power cords are required in sterile environments such as hospitals and surgery centers. The new LS5000 cord reel incorporates 304L grade stainless steel and a medical-grade cord assembly.

LISTED UNDER: Instrument Management Systems

Inventory Management System

May 15, 2008 6:33 am | Scan Modul Systems Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Scan Modul’s SMDS software coupled with high density storage creates an efficient, neat and organized supply replenishment system. SMDS is a logistical support application that provides full control over supplies and consumption. The system starts with the supply module which manages the internal supply chain.

LISTED UNDER: Inventory Management Software

Instrument Management System

May 15, 2008 6:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The IMPRESS® instrument management system makes it easy to track instruments or sets anywhere in the work cycle in real time, from decontamination and assembly to sterilization, the OR and the patient. The system allows users to track single instruments, peel packs and sets with barcode technology and wireless scanning capability.

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Asset Management Software for SPD

May 15, 2008 6:33 am | Aesculap, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to manage and track a hospital’s most valuable assets, its surgical instruments, instacount® PLUS is a comprehensive software solution that addresses the asset management needs of sterile processing departments. All processes and information linked to the life of instruments is recorded in real-time with the aid of barcode technology and is readily available for reporting at any time.

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Instrument Management Solutions

May 15, 2008 6:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Instrument Management Solution from STERIS allows users to manage reprocessing cycles down to the instrument level. The system provides detailed, accurate information and control over marked instruments as they move through the reprocessing cycle. Instrument Management Solution controls count sheets, manages trays and employs barcodes to allow management of individual instruments.

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Equipment Management Systems

May 15, 2008 6:32 am | TRUMPF | Product Releases | Comments

TRUMPF Equipment Management Systems for the OR and Critical Care environments include single and tandem arm solutions, as well as innovations such as the TRUMPF Vertical Articulating arm, capable of lifting anesthesia machines weighing up to 400pounds. Working together with each facility’s architects, equipment planners and medical staff, TRUMPF engineers identify the hospital’s specific needs and requirements to develop solutions to meet virtually any need or discipline.

LISTED UNDER: Instrument Management Systems

Keeping Case Data Close at Hand

April 14, 2008 11:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Perhaps even more important to the effective and efficient operation of a healthcare facility than the actual surgical instrumentation and medical devices is the precise management and quick availability of patient data and clinical information to the hospital staff across all departments. Here is a sampling of some of the latest developments in information management systems for the healthcare and surgical field.

LISTED UNDER: Case Management Software

Skytron’s patented Wireless RFID Asset Manager

January 14, 2008 5:29 am | Skytron | Product Releases | Comments

Skytron’s new patented wireless RFID Asset Tracking Manager, powered by Awarepoint, is specifically designed for hospital facilities to deliver instant Return On Investment (ROI) within an easy to install, fully managed service. Skytron Asset Manager delivers 1-3 meter real time location accuracy via patented ‘plug and track’ sensors that permit simple installation in a just a few days (vs.

LISTED UNDER: Inventory Management Software

Infection Control Keyboards

December 17, 2007 4:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Input Systems has developed a line of infection-control keyboards for medical environments to address studies that have shown keyboards to be a significant source of bacterial cross-contamination. The new Medigenic® Essential Infection-Control Keyboard is the latest in the series and can be quickly cleaned in place with any hospital grade disinfectants.

LISTED UNDER: Computer Equipment

Improving Efficiency Through Centralized Control

November 13, 2007 6:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

The recent advances in surgical technology and techniques, based in no small part on the continuing development of new and innovative imaging systems, medical devices and case management systems, have greatly improved patient care by reducing procedure and recovery time, as well as increasing patient and staff safety.

LISTED UNDER: OR Control Systems

Medical-Grade Keyboards

November 13, 2007 6:02 am | Ikey Industrial Peripherals | Product Releases | Comments

The anti-bacterial SlimKey-MD 102 medical keyboard addresses infection control challenges in the OR. The keyboard features a sealed industrial silicone keypad and integrated GlidePoint touchpad. It is autoclave safe, liquid-proof and can be disinfected with any hospital approved cleaning solution.

LISTED UNDER: Computer Equipment

Digital Clock Timers

October 11, 2007 11:31 am | Post Glover Lifelink | Product Releases | Comments

NFPA approved Digital Clock Timers keep time in a clear, easy-to-read format for OR settings. The large red digits are easy to read in any lighting condition, unlike the typical smaller blue-green digits. The flush wall mount display is over 170 percent larger than most brands and is visible at more than three times the average maximum viewing distance.

LISTED UNDER: Computer Equipment

Precision Switch Catalog

October 11, 2007 11:31 am | LINEMASTER Switch Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Linemaster Switch has released a new 84 page catalog complete with medical and industrial grade product, many with UL, CSA and TUV certification and CE marked. The company offers numerous models including light-duty, explosion-proof, potentiometers, multi-pedal switches and foot switches that meet all applicable requirements.

LISTED UNDER: OR Control Systems

Web-Based Data Management System

October 11, 2007 11:28 am | GE Healthcare Surgery | Product Releases | Comments

The CARESCAPE iPanel aggregates data from multiple systems and devices into a Web-based portal that provides efficient access to care-critical information. Using a tablet PC or other workstation, clinicians can view lab results, cardiology information, diagnostic images, history and physical documentation and other details.

LISTED UNDER: Database Services


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