Three Areas Where Vascular Access Must Improve

By Ramzy NasrallahMedical DevicesLeave a Comment

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Central line-associated bloodstream infections can cost healthcare providers more than $35,000 extra per patient. Infections are not normal. Pain resulting from a vascular catheter is also not normal. We have to do better. At the Association for Vascular Access (AVA) we’re seeing the industry moving more toward customer needs, at the bedside. Clinicians are also looking more closely at what’s … Read More

How to Get Your Healthcare Solution to Market

By Anna LehnerMedical DevicesLeave a Comment

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You hear the word innovation every day, but maybe not when it comes to healthcare. The 2017 Klick Health Consumer Survey discovered just that. Only three percent of respondents consider hospitals as the most innovative and 17 percent for all healthcare fields, which also includes pharmaceuticals as well as health and wellness. When it comes to who should be most … Read More

Best Practices for Removing Bioburden in Busy Operating Rooms

By Hassan BilalClinical SolutionsLeave a Comment

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Painstaking care is taken every single day by the central sterile techs of hospitals and they’re a busy group.  For example, new data from Persistence Market Research projects the hip replacement surgery market to expand about four percent worldwide due to an aging population with increased cases of arthritis, hip fractures and hip bone infection. With operating rooms getting busier … Read More

Advancing Healthcare through Tissue Donation

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Chronic health conditions impact nearly half of all U.S. adults, and about 117 million people in the U.S. had one or more  chronic health condition. Damage due to disease and trauma can increase the need for donated human tissue, according to new data from Persistence Market Research.  That’s why members of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) recover tissue from … Read More