• The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
    The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear ShadesThat line from an obscure 1980s song kept percolating in my brain as I sat down to sort through everything I've learned about this marketplace and to pen my first words to you. There are a few times in my life when I wished I'd had ...More
    October 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • OR Automation Improves Workflow and EnhancesProductivity
    OR Automation Improves Workflow and Enhances ProductivityBy Kathy DixAutomation of the operating room (OR) covers a broad spectrum. The term can include subjects like robotic surgery as well as software to handle scheduling of ORs and personnel. Other applications include ...More
    October 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Today's SurgiCenter - Product Showcase
    NK MEDICAL PRODUCTSNK Medical Products announces the new IS110 Multi-Purpose Stretcher. The stretcher series features height adjustability, Trendelenberg positioning, a standard 4-inch mattress and choice of tuck under rail or fold down rails. The unit is designed for the ...More
    October 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Sterile Processing: The WheelsThat Keep Surgery Centers Moving
    Sterile Processing: The Wheels That Keep Surgery Centers MovingBy Bryant C. Broder, ACSPSterile Processing (SP) departments and surgery centers should go hand in hand. While SP can be likened to the wheel that keeps things moving, the sterile processing department or area ...More
    October 1, 2002 Posted in Articles
  • Fluid Waste Removal: Are You Ready for the Challenge?
    Fluid Waste Removal: Are You Ready for the Challenge?By Stanley R. Shelver, RN, MHAInfectious fluid waste disposal presents multiple challenges to healthcare managers, including control of infections and costs.Incineration costs continue to increase, as do annual license ...More
    October 1, 2002 Posted in Articles