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2014-08-29 20:21:57

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAM Medical Products Implements Voluntary Recall of its Accessory (Axilla) Strap for the SAM Junctional Tourniquet. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140828/141361 SAM Medical Products announced today that it has begun notifying customers of a voluntary recall to address a potential issue with a clip used to secure the accessory strap used for the Axilla application of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT). The...

2014-07-02 16:20:26

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SAM Medical Products and Tribalco are pleased to announce the selection of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT) to be included in the Department of Defense contract for the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Sets. Tribalco, LLC was awarded the contract for the TCCC CASEVAC Program, # H92222-10-D-0023. The CASEVAC set combines patient access capabilities, mobility, and critical care components...

2014-06-16 08:30:08

HAIFA, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OHK Medical Devices the leading manufacturer of the HemaClear(R) tourniquet announces the Journal of Surgery Research and Practice publication of Templeton-Ward et al study titled "The Use of the S-Mart Tourniquet in Hand Surgery: a Safe and Effective Way to Provide a Bloodless Field" (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/402184). The study details the safety and effectiveness of exsanguination and bleeding control when the...

2014-03-06 16:27:12

Expands Current Product Portfolio to Create New Hospital Devices Business Unit ST. LOUIS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ulrich medical USA, Inc., announced today the creation of a new U.S. hospital devices business unit with the release of innovative, high-tech pneumatic tourniquet devices. ulrich medical Inc., the German parent company of ulrich medical USA, is the current market leader in Germany for tourniquet technology, and this product launch marks their introduction into the...

2013-10-23 23:22:33

Comprehensive Patient Room Clinical Commodity Management Program Can Produce $5290 In Hard Cost Savings Per Bed Over 5 Years Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 HYGIA Health Services, the leading provider of Essential Clinical Commodities (ECCs) through their multiplication and management program, has added bed alarms to their catalog of single use, non-invasive devices around the patient room. Typically, medical reprocessors focus on surgery devices and ignore the large opportunity...

2013-06-13 23:19:46

OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile, exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it has entered an exclusive agreement with Japan Medicalnext Co.,Ltd., a Mitsubishi Corporation company, to introduce HemaClear® to the Japanese market. Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it has entered an exclusive...

2013-05-15 23:29:42

OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile, exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it will hold its first annual Italian distributor and user conference; May 22, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Haifa, Israel (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it will hold its first annual Italian distributor and user conference; May 22, 2013 in...


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