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2014-02-21 08:22:18

DUBLIN, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vdxq7s/operating_room ) has announced the addition of the "Operating Room Equipment Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) An operating room (OR) is a facility within a hospital or a clinic where various surgeries are performed on patients in order to treat different physiological and pathological conditions....

2014-01-31 23:24:17

SurgiMark’s Via-Guard Yankauer suction tips’ disposability can help prevent number six on ECRI Institute’s 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The ECRI Institute recently released its 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list, with inadequate reprocessing of endoscopes and surgical instruments named as the sixth most-serious health technology hazard this year. This health hazard is especially prevalent recently, with Seattle Children’s...

2014-01-23 12:28:52

ALBANY, New York, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Operating Room Equipment Market (Operating Tables, Operating Room Lights, Surgical Booms, Operating Room Integration Systems and Surgical Imaging Displays) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global operating room equipment market was valued at USD 2.67 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a...

2013-10-24 08:35:44

Conference Will Educate Operating Room Personnel About Safety and Environmental Advantages of STREAMWAY System LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) (the "Company"), formerly BioDrain Medical, producer of the FDA-approved STREAMWAY System for automated, direct-to-drain surgical fluid disposal, today announced they will be exhibiting their technology at the OR Excellence Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 24 - October 25. The OR...

2013-09-11 08:28:08

Successful Trials of STREAMWAY Systems Convert to Sales within Florida Hospital Association MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Medical Inc. (OTCQB: SKLN) (the "Company"), formerly BioDrain Medical, producer of the FDA-approved STREAMWAY(®) System for automated, direct-to-drain surgical fluid disposal, today announced that Winter Park Memorial Hospital, based in Winter Park, Fla., has purchased three STREAMWAY System units for its new endoscopy wing,...

2013-08-08 23:19:04

Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading membership organization for health care institutions committed to sustainable practices, will host its first annual Greening the OR Symposium—sponsored by Synergy Health—in Tampa on Wednesday, September 4. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading membership organization for health care institutions committed to sustainable practices, will host its first annual Greening the OR Symposium—sponsored by...

2013-04-15 16:24:52

LITTLETON, Mass., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Image Stream Medical announces receipt of Patent 8,401,869 for its LiveStream (link) family of video streaming products. LiveStream enables the unique ability to allow digital video based collaboration between surgical operating rooms and remote clinicians while supporting HIPAA requirements such as patient privacy protection. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130415/NE94718 ) Surgery is a complex orchestration of people,...

2013-01-17 13:44:36

Teams using checklists were 74 percent less likely to miss key life-saving steps in care during emergency situations than those working from memory alone In an airplane crisis–an engine failure, a fire–pilots pull out a checklist to help with their decision-making. But in an operating room crisis–massive bleeding, a patient's heart stops–surgical teams don't. Given the complexity of judgment and circumstances, standard practice is for teams to use memory alone. In a...

2013-01-16 20:21:37

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When doctors, nurses and other hospital operating room staff follow a written safety checklist to respond when a patient experiences cardiac arrest, severe allergic reaction, bleeding followed by an irregular heart beat or other crisis during surgery, they are nearly 75 percent less likely to miss a critical clinical step, according to a new study funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research...

2012-07-02 06:25:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Logistics Agency is helping military medical facilities enrich the quality of care provided to America's service members and their families. State-of-the-art integrated operating rooms will enable medical providers to enhance patient safety and outcomes, and provide improved practitioner efficiency, said Andrew Wechter, the DLA Troop Support medical equipment division chief. "The new contracts for integrated operating rooms...