(2013 ESP Award Nominee) SurgiClear from Covalon Technologies integrates two well-known antimicrobials (chlorhexidine and silver) into the film dressing’s soft silicone adhesive. The dual antimicrobial silicone adhesive kills 99.99 percent of bacteria and suppresses re-growth of microbes on the patient’s skin, maintaining a preferred environment for wound healing.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) IMP’s Tri-Pull Secure Shoulder Solution employs three proven systems (Phase4 Gel Splint, Reznik Universal Shoulder Positioner, De Mayo RoTractor) to distract and control precise rotation of the shoulder during arthroscopic surgery. The RoTractor delivers incremental amounts of arm rotation while maintaining shoulder distraction at the same time.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) GAMMEX Non-Latex Sensitive is a major innovation in non-latex, chemical accelerator-free glove technology. The SENSOPRENE formulation allows for superior sensitivity while maintaining glove strength, offering unprecedented comfort and tactility with advanced allergy protection (against both latex and chemical allergies) for healthcare workers and patients.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) Stryker Endoscopy’s SDC3 is an all-in-one data management solution to increase OR workflows and efficiencies. The SDC3 features device and voice control capabilities, allowing both surgeon and staff to control devices such as the light source, arthroscopy pump, insufflator, camera, capture device, lights, and more from anywhere in the OR.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) The ENDOEYE FLEX 3D from Olympus is the world’s only articulating HD 3D video laparoscope that delivers value to surgeons and patients by reducing surgical errors and improving the speed, accuracy, and precision of surgical tasks such as dissection, grasping, and suturing (compared with traditional 2D surgical systems).
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) QED Medical offers the C3 LED Portable Headlight System. The C3 features an even, defined, brilliant field of intensity; an adjustable spot size; variable intensity control; and 7.5 hours of continuous use on high intensity from a lightweight, Li-ion battery pack.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) Nuvo introduces the Nuvo VistOR MS LED Surgical light. The VistOR MS LED light provides 120,000 lux, excellent shadow control, unique pattern adjustment, and the Nuvo sterile handle controls. According to the company, this product is available in a single-, dual-, or triple-ceiling mounted system.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) Thermoflect Heat Reflective Technology can prewarm surgical patients and warm patients throughout the surgical journey even in procedures lasting an hour or less. Thermoflect Heat Reflective Technology patient warming products offer a simple solution to hypothermia. The patient warming products are based on technology pioneered by NASA.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) NDS Surgical Imaging's ScaleOR is a universal video format scaler and converter, the first of its kind, designed specifically for the healthcare industry. Until now, OR staff had to deal with numerous devices to surmount the challenges presented by the signal complexities of video conversion. With ScaleOR, one single device can now make the bridge between analog and digital, standard definition and high definition.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) Flagship Surgical's Safe Cord Floor Strip is a durable, disposable safety strip designed to cover cables and cords on the OR floors, thereby reducing the risk of staff tripping hazards and injuries. It has adhesive strips on the underside which secure the product to the floor, but will not leave any residue.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) The Allen Advance table (from Allen Medical) is used for dedicated spine positioning where 360-degree radiolucency is required. It can be used in prone or supine positions with the ability to “flip” the patient intraoperatively. The Allen design addresses the safety concerns associated with pulling the wrong pins that can result in table collapse with patient.
(2013 ESP Award Nominee) The 2View Specimen Mammography Container is designed to reduce the incidence of re-excision in partial mastectomy surgery cases by providing 90-degree orthogonal views without the risk of damage from manipulation.
Health Care Logistics introduces the customizable Hazardous Waste Cart, a lockable mobile cart that allows staff to properly dispose of varying types of used hazardous materials in a safe, efficient, and separated way anywhere treatment is administered. To customize, users choose their cart color then two colors of security drop inserts.
The newest diagnostic medical imaging monitors for radiology – Sony’s LMD-DM series — are now available from Monitors Inc. Covering every modality including CR/DR, CT, MRI, PACS, US NM, and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) studies, the displays are 510(k) cleared for diagnostic use.
Kimberly-Clark Health Care offers the Patient Warming System M1000 Control Unit. It allows precise (+/-0.5 degrees Celsius) automated or customizable temperature management. Automatic computer-controlled algorithm avoids warming patients above normal range and prevents temperature spikes.