Vancive Medical Technologies and CareFusion Corporation announced an exclusive agreement in the United States, Canada and Mexico for the licensing and distribution of Vancive’s BeneHold Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) antimicrobial Adhesive Technology for applications in vascular access. Under the agreement, CareFusion will market Vancive’s unique antimicrobial adhesive technology used with transparent dressings that are ideally suited for protection of catheter insertion sites.
Tekscan, Inc., a leading provider of technologies for analyzing foot function, gait, and balance, announced the release of MobileMat BESS, a computerized implementation of the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS). BESS is a well-established protocol for postural stability testing that is commonly conducted as part of a sports concussion assessment.
DSM a global leader in biomedical materials science and regenerative medicine, announced it has developed a novel ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) membrane technology. Initial use of the proprietary membrane technology will be in peripheral stent graphs used to treat peripheral artery disease. Dyneema Purity membrane technology is a new entrant into the material space and serves as an alternative to currently used ePTFE films (polytetrafluoroethylene).
Sempermed offers its new StarMed Ultra Nitrile examination glove. StarMed Ultra Nitrile is the latest addition to the StarMed family. StarMed Ultra Nitrile is manufactured with a second generation nitrile formula, providing an incomparable fit and feel without sacrificing the protection and peace of mind healthcare workers demand.
The introduction of the Versapor Bladeless Optical 12mm Trocar is the newest addition to the wide offering of Covidien access products. It offers surgeons visualization during trocar placement to help clinicians minimize the risk of trocar injuries. It shares the same proprietary cannula design as the rest of Covidien’s optical and bladeless trocar family, offering excellent fixation for port security and stability.
New PurMist from Integrity Supply is the only full body sanitizer that uses natural essential oils, offers glove-like protection for the hands and is an eco-friendly product. PurMist moisturizes skin/hands and offers four hours of continual protection after each application. PurMist is available in a 0.24 fl. oz. pocket-sized Personal Mister as well as a 3.38 fl. oz. Mister Bottle and an ADA-compliant Touchless Wall Mount Mister.
Triatek's latest FMS1655 controllers, featuring Safety Halo edge lighting and new “Action Icons,” provide critical care facilities the unique ability to completely evacuate airborne contaminates and infections through an innovative feature called the “Clean Cycle." This automated and programmable cycle provides facilities the ability to engage the “Clean Cycle” for a predefined amount of time at which point the exhaust valve is fully opened to allow for maximum evacuation of air.
Aesculap Sovereign Laparoscopic Reposable Scissors are designed to offer the convenience and guaranteed sharpness of a single use scissor with the cost savings of a reusable. The cost effective scissors provide up to a 45 percent cost savings over single use scissors with no maintenance costs. Fresh, sharp blades, and new shaft insulation for every procedure optimize surgical performance.
JNJ Industries’ SmartHolder was designed specifically for JNJ's SuperSaturated SmartWipes canisters, to keep them readily available and easily accessible. The SmartHolder is made from rugged spring steel wire that expands easily for loading and unloading the canister. The white powder coat finish provides a clean and professional look that is suitable for all professional environments.
PDI, owner of Sani-Hands Instant Hand Sanitizing wipes, announces the launch of new educational packaging to help aid in hand hygiene for patients and education at the bedside. Four educational “when to use” icons have been added to the Sani-Hands Bedside Pack to help healthcare staff communicate critical opportunities for patients to practice hand hygiene.
TECSYS Inc. announced the OR (Operating Room) Inventory Manager; TECSYS’ innovative and clinical staff-friendly solution specifically designed for the perioperative supply chain environment. It empowers the OR organization to leap forward in their transformational initiatives to meet the constraints and stringent needs of today’s operating rooms.
TYRX’s AIGISRx Antibacterial Envelope is a polypropylene mesh pouch/sleeve specifically designed to aid in the stabilization of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (CIEDs), such as pacemakers or defibrillators (ICDs), as well as to help prevent surgical site infections associated with CIEDs.
Megadyne Medical Products released a new adult monitoring patient return electrode featuring a five-meter-long cable designed for easier use in operating room settings featuring surgical booms. These single-use pads provide an easy, cost-effective option for patient safety during electrosurgery.
Kimberly-Clark Health Care's MICROCOOL Surgical Gowns are designed to provide fluid resistance, microbial resistance, flame resistance, and lint and abrasion resistance. The company's patented microporous fabric is composed of a thin yet strong layer of breathable film enclosed in layers of soft, nonwoven fabric.
CS Medical is pleased to announce that the company now offers TEE probe storage cabinets. The TEE probe is essentially a type of endoscope. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) require endoscopes to be hung vertically in a manner that will protect them from contamination.