Daniel Seeger
Editor

Daniel Seeger is the editor of Surgical Products.

Planning in advance can enable your video integration system to improve workflow and efficiency.
2.17.2017
9:24am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Leo Petrossian, PhD, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Neural Analytics.
2.15.2017
10:03am
The Washington Supreme Court vacated a lower court's ruling and ordered a new trial in the case of a man who suffered through complications following a...
2.14.2017
10:32am
“The passive reporting of adverse events is a weak system,” Marcia Crosse, PhD, the director of the health care division of the GAO told the New York Times.
2.9.2017
10:10am
Though she held a valid visa, Suha Abushamma, MD, was told to relinquish it and sent back to Saudi Arabia.
2.8.2017
9:33am
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A nation of medical professionals turn their eyes to the esteemed academic and research hospital Cleveland Clinic in the wake of the recent travel ban.
2.7.2017
11:24am
This time, the instigating incident might be a report of a tainted grasper delivered to an operating room in Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
2.1.2017
9:12am
In making the announcement, the coalition specifically cited a recent AMA survey that found three-quarters of physicians termed current prior authorization...
1.30.2017
1:58pm
The CMS announced it plans to cover the cost of implants as part of a long-term clinical study, but broader reimbursement remains unavailable.
1.30.2017
11:11am
The hope is that the material can be used for stents, catheters, and other medical implants that are especially susceptible to blood clotting and infection.
1.26.2017
10:19am
The new devices are the latest offerings in a broad line of bone growth stimulation systems that Orthofix inaugurated with the original SpinalStim in 1990.
1.16.2017
10:46am
The technology is currently being developed for spine surgeries in hybrid ORs, and initial studies have been highly promising.
1.13.2017
10:13am
Developed and manufactured by AirXpanders, the Aeroform is designed to assist patients who’ve undergone mastectomy prepare for two-stage breast reconstruction...
1.11.2017
10:12am
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A DEA audit determined that pharmacist Renata Dul absconded with more than 35,000 pills over the course of three-and-a-half years.
1.10.2017
10:42am
The staffing cuts will eliminate approximately 5 percent of the current workforce of one of the premiere cancer centers in the country.
1.9.2017
11:10am
UnitedHealth Group has announced plans to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), wrapping the outpatient surgery chain into their OptumCare unit.
1.9.2017
10:07am
In a continuing effort to expand offerings, OPENPediatrics recently teamed with the digital marketing agency Genuine to launch a set of online simulators.
1.6.2017
9:56am
The poll found that 70 percent of consumers expressed a general distrust in health technology, and 89 percent reported omitting medical details when talking...
1.5.2017
10:04am
Studies from the U.K. and Australia show the ATTUNE with similar survivorship numbers to leading options in the class of cemented total knee arthroplasty.
1.4.2017
10:47am
Questions about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, including what might take its place if it's repealed, have hospitals and healthcare professionals...
1.3.2017
11:47am
The study excluded cardiac surgeries, but otherwise covered a wide array of procedures.
12.28.2016
10:36am
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DiLumen is being positioning as the inaugural offering in a full line of devices meant to enhance endoscopic treatment options.
12.28.2016
10:26am
The physicians developed the Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course program in direct response to the victims of gun violence they were seeing come...
12.21.2016
10:10am
The agency first identified powdered gloves as a potential risk to patients in 1997, though they felt the danger was somewhat limited.
12.20.2016
10:05am
Dr. Roger Smith, chief technology officer at Florida Hospital's Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement, engages in a Surgical Products Q&A.
12.19.2016
10:29am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Deborah S. Keller, MD, lead author on a new study that incorporates financial benefits into a consideration of the viability...
12.16.2016
9:47am
A new study suggests that giving surgeons a scorecard that details the costs of their materials can lead to budget savings without compromising patient care.
12.14.2016
10:36am
Banio Koroma, MD, was given 40 months in jail and ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution for his part in the upcoding scam run by the Chicago company...
12.14.2016
10:32am
Developed by the company AirXpanders, the device empowers patients by giving them control of the required tissue expansion.
12.13.2016
9:54am
A new Senate Finance Committee report strongly condemns the practice of concurrent surgeries and calls for giving patients more authority to reject it.
12.8.2016
9:45am
A Surgical Products Q&A with one of the first surgeons to use Levitra Magnetics' new tool, a device so unique that the FDA needed to create a new...
12.5.2016
9:49am
One Tray, which was honored in the Surgical Products 2014 ESP Awards, is a sealed sterilization container that promises a better methodology for processing...
12.2.2016
9:56am
Looking to the history of hernioplasty, Michael Kavic, MD, says the time has come to figure out a new way forward.
12.1.2016
9:40am
The Norton Healthcare system figured out they were losing money due to unused disposable items in the OR, so they made a major change.
11.29.2016
10:18am
Over the past eight years, Cardinal Health have distributed over $8 million to nearly 300 healthcare facilities and organizations.
11.22.2016
10:32am
It’s important to keep safeguards in place, but healthcare also needs to be responsive to the demands of patients.
11.21.2016
9:19am
Engineers are taking advantage of advanced software tools to create implants with the sort of lattice structures that have been proven to promote bone promote...
11.17.2016
8:42am
DA Surgical wins the 2016 Excellence in Surgical Products Award in the Tables and Positioning category.
11.17.2016
8:38am
Buffalo Filter wins the 2016 Excellence in Surgical Products Award in the Safety category.
11.16.2016
9:51am