OR Traffic and its Impact on Surgical Site Infections

Brief Summary

All eligible patients who will have neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) between March 1, 2013 and February 28, 2014 will be enrolled as part of this study that will look at the flow of staff people in and out of the operating room during surgeries and the effect that the...

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Operating Room Supply Costs in Orthopaedic Trauma: Cost Containment Opportunities

Summary: In the current health care environment, cost containment is more important than ever. Most physicians currently are unaware of the cost of operating room supplies. A large amount of waste occurs secondary to lack of knowledge and absence of physician incentives for cost savin...

03.08.21 04:28 AM - Comment(s)
UDI: Industry Benefits and Challenges

Once integrated, manufacturers, distributors, hospitals, doctors, and patients will all gain access to data that allows them to recognize trends and meet long term demands.

Transformations in Healthcare

One of the most promising aspects of this development is public access to information thr...

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Separating Sales from Service

Hospital CEO David Hefner came up with the idea about a decade ago for a partnership between an academic medical center and a medical device manufacturer that could enhance access to the latest technology, improve outcomes for patients and lower the hospital's overall costs.

The biggest problem ...

03.08.21 04:23 AM - Comment(s)
UDI Compliance

The new year is nearly here.

If you make sparkling wine, then you’re probably excited about the new year, as bubbly is bound to be in demand. If you’re an orthopedic medical device manufacturer grappling with compliance ahead of the FDA’s UDI Final Rule effective dates, however, you might be feeling ...

03.08.21 04:15 AM - Comment(s)
Why the Future of Medical Device Manufacturers Depends on Streamlining Inventory Management

Reducing costs, improving efficiency and effectively allocating resources are key considerations to day to day operations. Creating a feasible model for inventory management is central to the sustainability of their business.

An effective inventory management system can reduce wasted space, time and ...

03.08.21 04:09 AM - Comment(s)