Daniel Seeger
Editor

Daniel Seeger is the editor of Surgical Products.

The Semmelweis Scanners provides immediate evaluation of hand hygiene under non-invasive UV lighting relying on digital imaging and image-processing.
9.22.2017
9:11am
The kits are a simple and convenient way to ensure all patients start warm and stay warm to prevent the risks associated with unplanned hypothermia.
9.21.2017
9:00am
The Bard-Parker Blade Remover allows surgical team members to safely remove up to five contaminated blades from scalpels without the need to touch a blade.
9.20.2017
9:13am
New research suggests that nurses are more likely to contract chronic obstructive pulmonary disease because of the chemicals used to keep patients safe.
9.19.2017
10:15am
The Optimus ISE is the first redesign of the operating room to deploy well-established design principles from other industries.
9.19.2017
9:27am
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The laparoscopic trocar incision closure device is used to quickly and safely close trocar incisions.
9.14.2017
3:52pm
Mandy Rice sued St. Louis University, claiming they unfairly impeded her progress in the program, and now the school has filed a countersuit.
9.14.2017
9:07am
The University of Kansas Hospital asserts the allegations of misdiagnosis and cover-up are “vague and ambiguous.”
9.12.2017
10:36am
The foam pad lift system is nomination in the category Tables, Positioning, and Accessories.
9.12.2017
9:27am
The nominating process in now underway for the 9th Annual ESP Awards, honoring the most impressive advances in the broad field of surgical devices during the...
9.7.2017
1:00pm
The compendium is offered free of charge and includes summaries of more than 200 articles published between 1989 and 2017.
9.5.2017
9:22am
While vacationing at Disney World, Robert Leibowitz donned a t-shirt that read “In Need Of Kidney.”
9.1.2017
10:08am
As Hurricane Harvey was flooding Houston, Dr. Stephen Kimmel traveled by canoe and waded through waist-deep water to reach a patient in need of emergency...
8.31.2017
9:57am
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The latest information from the multi-year initiative studying bariatric surgery was shared at IFSO 2017.
8.30.2017
9:53am
The federal agency raided one clinic and put another on notice as they announced stepped up efforts against unscrupulous facilities and practitioners.
8.30.2017
9:52am
While most of the 23 hospitals that are part of the Texas Medical Center in Houston have held up well, some facilities that hoped to effective ride out the...
8.28.2017
10:06am
Beginning this academic year, every school district in the state is required to include at least 30 minutes of discussion about organ donation in high school...
8.24.2017
9:01am
The lung-expansion therapy system addresses post-surgical respiratory problems, which afflict more than 1 million patients per year.
8.23.2017
9:43am
CMS plans to scrap the mandatory payment model for cardiac care and significantly scale back the corresponding approach for orthopedic procedures.
8.21.2017
10:01am
The EchoPixel software is designed to maximize the existing data to generate a 3D image that can be viewed above a flat panel monitor set horizontally or at an...
8.18.2017
9:13am
A Surgical Products Q&A with study lead author Michael A. Mont, MD, the chairman of orthopaedic surgery at Cleveland Clinic.
8.16.2017
9:52am
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In all cases, the deaths occurred within a month of the procedure; in three instances, the patients died in less than a week.
8.15.2017
9:28am
To learn more about the the 30-minute STERRAD VELOCITY BI system, Surgical Products interviewed Amy Smith, vice president of ASP global marketing.
8.14.2017
9:32am
Surgeons at Swedish-run facilities must now be in the OR for the “substantial majority” of all procedures, with limited clearance to step away during more...
8.10.2017
9:28am
If there are around a dozen connected medical devices with every bed in a hospital and thousands of beds in the largest the hospital chains, the sheer scope of...
8.9.2017
9:20am
A Surgical Products Q&A with Peter Janu, MD, general surgeon with Affinity Health Services in Appleton, Wisconsin, on the benefits provided by adopting the...
8.3.2017
9:37am
The panel’s recommendations call for the federal government to implement broad new policies aimed at combating the addiction epidemic.
8.1.2017
9:52am
"He did what we ask our doctors to do: Don't over-prescribe opioids," said Ken Cotter, a prosecutor for St. Joseph county.
7.31.2017
9:46am
The latest repeal attempt in the Senate lost by a vote of 51-49, with three GOP senators joining all of the Democrats in voting against the bill.
7.28.2017
10:38am
The process begins with teams from Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies working with those on the front lines of a healthcare facility to determine...
7.27.2017
8:53am
Zion Harvey underwent the revolutionary procedure two years ago, and now his successful recovery process provides insight for future cases.
7.20.2017
9:44am
Howard Gregg Diamond, MD, has been tied to the deaths of at least seven people and more charges may be on the way.
7.17.2017
10:15am
Stanford Hospital union employees staged a news conference to argue that soaring rates of healthcare-associated infections are attributable to cuts in...
7.14.2017
10:16am
Scott Gottlieb announced the new policy at a two-day meeting staged by the agency to discuss the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic.
7.11.2017
10:11am
The six safety-net hospitals of Verity Health System are now under the management of NantWorks, owned by controversial healthcare billionaire Patrick Soon-...
7.10.2017
10:47am
The outpouring of support following the gunman’s attack illustrates the hospital’s deep connection to the community.
7.5.2017
10:34am
New data from the CDC shows fewer C. diff infections acquired in healthcare settings, suggesting that efforts to combat the problem are working.
7.3.2017
10:11am
The legislation has the support of the AMA and the White House, but it’s unclear if the Senate will take it up.
6.30.2017
10:34am
The virtual reality device helps surgeons and OR staff learn the latest products and techniques, perfecting their skills before a real-life patient in on the...
6.29.2017
9:11am