The federal regulatory agency believes medical devices are prime targets for cyber criminals and they’re developing a response plan.
To find out more about the Xenex LightStrike technology and recent findings on how quickly the LightStrike can make a difference, Surgical Products interviewed...
A Surgical Products Q&A with Aaron Shearer, senior brand manager with Stryker.
California Nurses Association/National Nurses United have thrown their support behind the bill, noting the significant health risk associated with exposure to...
The large jaw tissue sealer was four years in the making and incorporated the feedback of over 200 surgeon interviews into its development.
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.
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...
As healthcare facilities combat pathogens that can compromise care, UV light is becoming a more common tool.
A Surgical Products Q&A with Scott Nelson, vice president of Supply Chain at Cardinal Health.
Pushing back against claims to the contrary, 3M says the Bair Hugger System is safe and effective.
The manufacturer-provided instructions for use can be lengthy and complicated, but cleaning and sterilization professionals need to be equipped to follow them...
A recent study suggests increased rigor in cleaning medical scopes is having little effect; Surgical Products talks to lead author Cori Ofstead about the...
New research suggests that prescription quantities can be cut in half, and patients won't come back for refill requests.
At the recent American College of Gastroenterology conference, Olympus showcased no fewer than ten new products they’ve added to their endoscopic device line...
To learn more about emerging supply chain management solutions, Surgical Products interviewed Jean-Claude Saghbini, vice president of inventory management...
The California Department of Health responds to a patient advocacy organization’s petition by announcing intention to improve regulatory efforts.
A Surgical Products Q&A with Karen Zaderej, president and CEO for AxoGen.
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.
DePuy Synthes sees a positive future for orthopedics in ambulatory surgical centers.
The regulatory scrutiny follows an investigative report by the Seattle Times alleging compromised care in the pursuit of revenue.
A Surgical Products Q&A with Pat Parks, MD, PhD, medical director for the Critical and Chronic Care Solutions Division of 3M.
Planning in advance can enable your video integration system to improve workflow and efficiency.
A Surgical Products Q&A with Leo Petrossian, PhD, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Neural Analytics.
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...
“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.
Though she held a valid visa, Suha Abushamma, MD, was told to relinquish it and sent back to Saudi Arabia.
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.
This time, the instigating incident might be a report of a tainted grasper delivered to an operating room in Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
In making the announcement, the coalition specifically cited a recent AMA survey that found three-quarters of physicians termed current prior authorization...
The CMS announced it plans to cover the cost of implants as part of a long-term clinical study, but broader reimbursement remains unavailable.
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.
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.
The technology is currently being developed for spine surgeries in hybrid ORs, and initial studies have been highly promising.
Developed and manufactured by AirXpanders, the Aeroform is designed to assist patients who’ve undergone mastectomy prepare for two-stage breast reconstruction...
A DEA audit determined that pharmacist Renata Dul absconded with more than 35,000 pills over the course of three-and-a-half years.
The staffing cuts will eliminate approximately 5 percent of the current workforce of one of the premiere cancer centers in the country.
UnitedHealth Group has announced plans to acquire Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), wrapping the outpatient surgery chain into their OptumCare unit.
In a continuing effort to expand offerings, OPENPediatrics recently teamed with the digital marketing agency Genuine to launch a set of online simulators.
The poll found that 70 percent of consumers expressed a general distrust in health technology, and 89 percent reported omitting medical details when talking...