Daniel Seeger
Editor

Daniel Seeger is the editor of Surgical Products.

The federal regulatory agency believes medical devices are prime targets for cyber criminals and they’re developing a response plan.
4.18.2017
9:59am
To find out more about the Xenex LightStrike technology and recent findings on how quickly the LightStrike can make a difference, Surgical Products interviewed...
4.17.2017
8:57am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Aaron Shearer, senior brand manager with Stryker.
4.12.2017
9:13am
California Nurses Association/National Nurses United have thrown their support behind the bill, noting the significant health risk associated with exposure to...
4.11.2017
10:42am
The large jaw tissue sealer was four years in the making and incorporated the feedback of over 200 surgeon interviews into its development.
4.6.2017
9:53am
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A spark from an electronic surgery device ignited the oxygen being administered through a mask, and the drapes around the patient quickly went up in flames.
3.28.2017
10:08am
To get a better sense of how the most current tech options can aid in healthcare supply chain management, Surgical Products interviewed Wendy Werblin, senior...
3.27.2017
10:10am
As healthcare facilities combat pathogens that can compromise care, UV light is becoming a more common tool.
3.24.2017
9:30am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Scott Nelson, vice president of Supply Chain at Cardinal Health.
3.20.2017
10:07am
Pushing back against claims to the contrary, 3M says the Bair Hugger System is safe and effective.
3.17.2017
9:19am
The manufacturer-provided instructions for use can be lengthy and complicated, but cleaning and sterilization professionals need to be equipped to follow them...
3.15.2017
10:15am
A recent study suggests increased rigor in cleaning medical scopes is having little effect; Surgical Products talks to lead author Cori Ofstead about the...
3.13.2017
10:02am
New research suggests that prescription quantities can be cut in half, and patients won't come back for refill requests.
3.9.2017
10:52am
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At the recent American College of Gastroenterology conference, Olympus showcased no fewer than ten new products they’ve added to their endoscopic device line...
3.6.2017
9:33am
To learn more about emerging supply chain management solutions, Surgical Products interviewed Jean-Claude Saghbini, vice president of inventory management...
3.3.2017
10:18am
The California Department of Health responds to a patient advocacy organization’s petition by announcing intention to improve regulatory efforts.
3.3.2017
10:14am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Karen Zaderej, president and CEO for AxoGen.
3.1.2017
10:25am
Laser Spinal Institute Director of Clinical Research Reginald J. Davis, MS, FAANS, FACS, weighs in on the latest research in a Surgical Products Q&A.
2.27.2017
8:05am
DePuy Synthes sees a positive future for orthopedics in ambulatory surgical centers.
2.24.2017
9:17am
The regulatory scrutiny follows an investigative report by the Seattle Times alleging compromised care in the pursuit of revenue.
2.23.2017
10:41am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Pat Parks, MD, PhD, medical director for the Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division of 3M.
2.22.2017
10:03am
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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
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
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