Daniel Seeger
Editor

Daniel Seeger is the editor of Surgical Products.

Beaumont Health agreed to pay $84.5 million to U.S. Department of Justice, but three cardiologists named in the provoking lawsuit insist they did nothing wrong.
8.14.2018
10:18am
The unique technology of Indigo-Clean provides continuous environmental disinfection, even in the midst of procedures.
8.9.2018
2:54pm
The proposed rule to largely eliminate public disclosure of several infection rates was derided by patient safety advocates.
8.8.2018
9:59am
Naruhito Watanabe, MD, is believed to be the first in the U.S. to employ a mini-thoracotomy to address a child’s persistent atrial septal defect.
8.7.2018
10:01am
According to authorities, a 20 year old grudge over a failed surgery was the motive in Joseph James Pappas’s murder of cardiologist Mark Hausknecht, MD.
8.6.2018
10:34am
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Designed to accommodate the anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty, the Hana is a specialty surgical table that gives doctors a new option for a fast-...
8.3.2018
9:01am
Mark Hausknecht, MD, was shot and killed while bicycling to work at Houston Methodist Hospital last month, and the police believe the murderer was a man who...
8.2.2018
9:29am
The cardiologist claims the hospital declined to renew his contract after he raised concerns about patient safety.
8.1.2018
9:25am
Even as they’ve lost their homes or sustained other hardships, staff at Shasta Regional Medical Centers give their energy to patients in need.
7.30.2018
4:29pm
In recent months, Intuitive Surgical has introduced the SureForm 60 stapler and the da Vinci SP — and there’s more to come.
7.26.2018
10:21am
The upgrade to the existing PrimeLine lid creates efficiency through its reusable filter.
7.23.2018
4:07pm
Surgical Products interviewed Michele Curtis, associate marketing director at Halyard Health, about the best practices to positively impact OR turnaround.
7.20.2018
9:52am
The university received an anonymous $3 million donation which will be put toward the tuition of the first class at the new medical school.
7.20.2018
9:51am
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The profession was excluded from a list of “physically taxing jobs” eligible for early retirement with full pensions.
7.19.2018
10:28am
The Munro Scale — and the CMUNRO SCALE teaching tool — give hospitals helpful tools in the prevention of pressure injuries.
7.17.2018
3:31pm
The U.S. Court of Appeals determined that HHS has been using faulty data for decades, to the detriment of the healthcare industry’s bottom line.
7.17.2018
10:12am
The healthcare provider’s John Dempsey Hospital is celebrating the incorporation of the new device from Leica Microsystems into a state-of-the-art hybrid OR.
7.16.2018
10:24am
The Florida manufacturer will get $97 million from Symmetry Surgical for a product portfolio that includes cauteries, electrosurgery generators, and other...
7.13.2018
9:55am
With help from Medtronic, the professional organization is championing efforts to keep ORs free of harmful surgical smoke.
7.12.2018
9:51am
Johnny Delashaw, MD, was central to regulatory investigations of Cherry Hill Hospital regarding compromises to patient safety.
7.11.2018
10:20am
The learning provided by Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies now includes three unique VR training modules for orthopedic surgery.
7.9.2018
9:03am
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A woman who had spinal fusion surgery was sued by the hospital for a hefty unpaid bill, but the jury recently decided the amount charged was excessive.
7.3.2018
9:51am
Windell Davis-Boutte, MD, gained notoriety through videos that portrayed her dancing and singing along to music over surgical patients who were fully...
7.2.2018
9:39am
The Swiss company provides a full smoke evacuation system, including two different pencils and several accessories.
6.28.2018
9:15am
Checking in with Joe Woody, the CEO who’s presiding over the shift of Halyard Health to Avanos, about how the company will move forward from here.
6.27.2018
9:55am
State officials cited multiple instances in which patients were endangered by surgical errors in prodding the facility to invest in the pricey improvements.
6.26.2018
9:58am
Patient advocates and Leapfrog have raised concerns about the federal government’s plan to eliminate infection rate information from the Hospital Compare...
6.25.2018
10:10am
The renowned Texas cancer center was changed with HIPAA violations stemming from incidents in 2012 and 2013, including the theft of a laptop that exposed over...
6.22.2018
9:46am
The technology was developed at the Nicholson Center with distance training in mind, but it’s being used to bring much medical care to an area still recovering...
6.21.2018
9:37am
The plaintiff claims the surgeon should have explained it was his inaugural attempt at the procedure performed.
6.20.2018
10:20am
The new device provides physicians a unique option for minimally invasive surgical procedures.
6.19.2018
9:56am
With the divestiture of the surgical and infection prevention business complete, Halyard Health is changing its name to Avanos Medical.
6.14.2018
10:12am
Concerns about instrument reprocessing at UC San Diego Health were significant enough that California regulators assigned an “Immediate Jeopardy” designation.
6.12.2018
9:59am
The easy identification offered by AEROBLUE and AEROCHROME Performance Surgical Gowns help OR staff dress to suit the procedure.
6.11.2018
9:30am
The single port robotic-assisted surgical system is expected to further expand the da Vinci’s presence in a market it already dominates.
6.6.2018
10:11am
Patients who are administered deep neuromuscular block during surgery have notably better outcomes, Merck research shows.
6.5.2018
9:29am
Following the initial governmental green light for use on adult patients in October, the Senhance has now been cleared laparoscopic inguinal hernia and...
6.1.2018
10:04am
The company’s intellijoint HIP gives surgeons a smart, efficient tool for positioning implants during primary and revision hip replacements.
5.29.2018
7:04am
By taking a different approach to adding silver to dressings, Silverlon provides stronger protection from infections, and they’ve got the research to prove it.
5.23.2018
9:17am