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IMAGING Management

FDA Clearance Awarded to Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm

2014 09 Apr

FDA Clears Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm with Flat-Panel DetectorCombination of detector and 25 kW power output yield high-resolution, high-contrast imagesField of view up to 25% larger than conventional C-armsSiemens Healthcare has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cios Alpha, a dynamic new mobile C-arm system... Read more

IMAGING Management

Carestream’s DRX Imaging Systems Enhance Care for OR, ER, ICU Patients

2014 21 Mar

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center deploys three Carestream imaging systems capturing 1,800 portable exams a month; hospital has reduced fleet of mobile systems by one-thirdOSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois has installed one CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-Ray System and two CARESTREAM DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kits to help provide rapid... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: Ziehm Presents Mobile ‘Vision RFD Hybrid Edition’

2014 06 Mar

Distortion-free imaging in the hybrid OR with 30 cm x 30 cm and 20 cm x 20 cm flat-panel optionsAt this year’s ECR congress, innovation leader Ziehm Imaging presents a mobile C-arm tailored exactly to hybrid OR requirements: Ziehm Vision RFD Hybrid Edition. Two flat panel options ensure the state-of-the-art C-arm offers reliable high-resolution imaging... Read more

ICU Management

Background Noise in the Operating Room can Impair Surgical Team Communication

2013 06 Jun

Ambient background noise—whether it is the sound of loud surgical equipment, talkative team members, or music—is a patient and surgical safety factor that can affect auditory processing among surgeons and the members of their team in the operating room (OR), according to a new study that appears in the May issue of the Journal of the American College... Read more

Executive Health Management

'Sharps' Injuries Have Major Health and Cost Impact for Surgeons

2013 03 Apr

Injuries caused by needles and other sharp instruments are a major occupational hazard for surgeons—with high costs related to the risk of contracting serious infectious diseases, according to a special article in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).ASPS... Read more

ICU Management

Ensuring Operating Room Safety: The Italian Approach

2013 14 Mar

Policies for the management and control of risks associated with healthcare constitute one of the priorities of the modern health systems. Like most European countries, the Ministry of Health in Italy has recognised the importance of assessing quality and safety on all levels of the system, taking into account patient expectations and enhancing the... Read more

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