Meagan Parrish
senior reporter

Meagan Parrish evaluates industry trends as a senior reporter for Surgical Products, in addition to researching chemical manufacturing as the editor of Chem.Info. Her more than 12 years of journalism experience give her the experience to develop thought leadership pieces and offer industry perspective unique to Surgical Products on a regular basis.

All told, Duntsch is accused of intentionally maiming more than a dozen patients and killing two between 2012 and 2013.
2.14.2017
10:21am
So far, it’s worked on monkeys, and now scientists are eyeing a way to use a sperm-blocking gel on humans.
2.10.2017
9:19am
Johnson & Johnson’s Mentor Worldwide unit has found itself the subject of a lawsuit alleging that it sold breast implants that have caused a host of health...
2.8.2017
9:35am
What if instead of waiting on a transplant list, patients could receive an organ grown in a lab?
2.2.2017
8:42am
All told, the scheme amounted to about $13 million in fraudulent Medicare claims.
2.1.2017
9:13am
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The scientists discovered that patients carrying CRE weren’t spreading the bacteria when they were sick — transmission occurred more often when the patient...
1.19.2017
9:46am
The past calendar year brought an assortment of medical advances, including a few surgeries that can be termed firsts.
12.22.2016
10:08am
The researchers estimated that about 32,000 fewer Americans would die each year if they were treated by female physicians.
12.21.2016
10:13am
According to a new study, misconceptions that arose from Jolie's article have cost healthcare systems at least $14 million in unneeded screening for...
12.16.2016
9:40am
As many as 200 students reportedly tuned in to watch Shafi Ahmed perform the operation, and four minutes of the video is now available on YouTube.
12.15.2016
9:39am
Dr. Denton Cooley was the first surgeon to perform an artificial heart implant, a landmark achievement that also triggered a uniquely intense and public...
11.30.2016
9:52am
An interview with Dr. Samuel Tisherman, the Director of the Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education and a professor at the University of Maryland School...
11.23.2016
10:22am
For patients whose ailments that have baffled other doctors, Wendy Chung’s team could be their last hope.
11.15.2016
9:16am
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The U.S. could be heading toward a critical shortage in practicing physicians — at least, that’s one way to interpret data on the issue.
11.14.2016
10:33am
The former director of the DEA’s office of diversion control said he saw how pharma lobbyists spent millions influencing lawmakers and helping craft weak...
11.2.2016
10:01am
Johnson performed more than 8,500 heart bypass surgeries over four decades.
11.1.2016
10:15am
A recent study has cast doubt on how much hip replacement surgeries improve patients’ quality of life.
10.28.2016
10:07am
In a recently published paper, researchers showed that stimulating a specific group of neurons could reverse the effects of anesthesia.
10.27.2016
9:02am
Recent reports have begun to reveal the pitfalls of this kind of research — leaving many to wonder if there’s any kind of scientific study you can trust.
10.19.2016
9:59am
ACS: Young Surgeons Oppose ‘Stringent’ OR Attire Guidelines.
10.10.2016
10:17am
A retired ER doc who is now on the board of the Marin Healthcare District, Dr. Larry Bedard is lobbying to allow patients at Marin General Hospital in northern...
9.19.2016
9:54am
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The surgery was performed at John Radcliffe Hospital in a trial involving 12 patients undergoing operations with increasing complexity.
9.13.2016
9:39am
The debate continues over whether or not patients should be made aware of these surgical options or if doctors should direct them to alternative therapies.
8.25.2016
9:23am
A push through social media and online apps could soon help shrink the gap between willing donors and those waiting for a life-saving organ.
7.27.2016
9:01am
MIT says that the development of this kind of AI robot is significant because in the medical world robots have mostly been used to perform simple tasks like...
7.18.2016
9:26am
The fields with the biggest gaps were orthopedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and cardiology.
7.14.2016
9:20am
The judge cited a state formula in calculating punitive damages as his reasoning for the dramatic reduction.
7.8.2016
10:44am
A new study has put the risks of medical error back in the spotlight with a damning conclusion: preventable medical mistakes are the third leading cause of...
5.5.2016
10:15am
Previously, Cleveland Clinic said that it planned to continue its clinical trial of 10 uterus transplants, but two doctors from Cleveland Clinic said they are...
4.8.2016
4:36pm
But two days after that, Cleveland Clinic announced that a sudden complication had caused the transplant to fail and the uterus had to be removed. What went...
3.29.2016
11:34am