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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...

2013-01-17 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...

2012-06-14 23:00:34

Download a catalog of DRE's most popular new and refurbished medical equipment. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The 2012-2013 DRE Medical Equipment print catalog is now available for viewing at dremed.com. The catalog is a showcase for DRE´s most popular lines of new and refurbished medical equipment, including anesthesia machines, monitors, lighting, tables, respiratory ventilators, electrosurgical units, microscopes, defibrillators, and much more. A PDF of the catalog can be...

2011-12-08 08:00:00

According to QuickMedical®, Hard Surface Cleaner manufactured by Surgical Scientific Products was developed to provide better patient outcomes by using a non-aggressive formula that can be used on LCD monitors, lighting diffusers and booms, laptop key boards, operating tables, cabinetry and even floors and walls. Issquah, WA (PRWEB) December 08, 2011 Hard Surface Cleaner by Surgical Scientific is, according to QuickMedical, designed for cleaning hard surfaces in the operating room and...

2011-08-07 00:00:04

Students learn with DRE's tables, lights, anesthesia machines and much more. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 06, 2011 DRE, Inc., a premier medical equipment distributor, recently supplied surgical equipment for an expansion to the Florida International University College of Nursing & Health Sciences Simulation Center. FIU is a public university in Miami, Fla. The nursing Simulation Center includes exam rooms, hospital stations, and other settings that allow students to learn in...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.