Recent Articles

March 5, 2015 1:10 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
Surgical Products recently sat down with Vicki Allen, MSN, RN, and asked her about best practices in avoiding common patient prep mistakes.
March 4, 2015 1:20 pm
Jeff Reinke, editorial director
Industry experts weigh in on the best, and often most simple ways to avoid the tragic results of a wrong-site surgery.
March 4, 2015 1:10 pm
Surgical Product Staff
Rosie D. Lyles, MD, MHA, MSc, Head of Clinical Affairs, Clorox Healthcare, on keeping it clean in the OR suite.
March 2, 2015 11:35 am
Buffalo Filter
A New Continuing Nursing Education Activity Sponsored by Buffalo Filter.
February 25, 2015 1:20 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
Primum non nocere. In a time plagued by rising healthcare costs and shrinking accountability for personal health standards, it shouldn’t just be for surgeons anymore.
February 24, 2015 12:13 pm
Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, @SeanFenske
With regard to alarm fatigue, middleware helps to ensure the most important alerts get the necessary attention. However, it is a solution that needs to be implemented across an entire hospital landscape to be successful.
February 24, 2015 11:59 am
Chris Ault, Senior Product Manager, QNX Software Systems
Before we get too excited and blindly reliant on the exponential growth of medical apps on our smartphone devices we need to ask; can we rely on the same smartphone device that allows us to play Angry Birds to be trusted with our health and well-being?
February 10, 2015 11:20 am
Surgical Products Staff
Dr. Bruce Ramshaw has become one of the nation’s leading innovators in hernia repair surgery. In this exclusive interview with Surgical Products, Dr. Ramshaw looks at the current state of hernia repair, how it can improve and what lies ahead for a procedure that impacts millions of lives every year.
February 9, 2015 12:36 pm
Kevin Damask
On average, the cost of managing one full-thickness pressure ulcer can cost nearly $70,000. In the U.S., the total cost for treating pressure ulcers is estimated at $11 billion annually.                                       
February 6, 2015 8:03 am
Jeff Reinke, editorial director
Hospital and surgery center IT departments are being tasked with networking challenges related to more data flowing at higher transmission speeds. As the OR embraces new hybrid functionality, increased wireless connectivity and greater access to patient information, IT departments are in a constant battle to keep pace.
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