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New York becomes 10th state to enact legislation for smoke-free operating rooms

Dec. 29, 2022
Legislation in New York (S.8869 (Rivera) / A.9974 (Gottfried)) advancing AORN’s efforts to mitigate surgical smoke in the workplace was signed by Governor Kathy Hochul on December...
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Inspecting electrical instruments for insulation failure

Oct. 28, 2019
Submit your questions: email: [email protected] We recently had an incident in our operating room (OR) where an OR nurse claimed she got shocked from a piece of electrical...
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Surgical/Critical Care

Problems found in FDA medical device design guidance and human factors engineering validation criteria

July 26, 2019
Scientific analysis points to specific issues that may be contributing to patient-use errors and adverse events.
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PENTARAY Nav Eco High-Density Mapping Catheter allows for a state-of-the-art processes for removing blood and Heparin out of the microlumen.

FDA grants clearance to reprocess the PENTARAY Nav Eco High-Density Mapping Catheter

June 28, 2019
Innovative Health, the single-use cardiology medical device reprocessing company, has announced clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for reprocessing the PENTARAY...
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Surgical Instruments

FUJIFILM partners with OpenMarkets to provide entire portfolio of minimally invasive surgical technologies

June 3, 2019
FUJIFILM New Development, U.S.A., Inc., provider of minimally invasive surgical solutions, is now an active supplier with OpenMarkets, a software-driven marketplace for healthcare...
Surgical/Critical Care

New surgical products instrumental to enhancing OR experience

Feb. 21, 2018
As long as the demand for more complex surgical procedures continues to grow alongside emerging research, medical device manufacturers will continue to develop the products that...