Michael Matthews, from Agiliti, joins the First Case Podcast to discuss the relationship between SPDs and ORs and best practices for cleaning and sterilizing surgical instruments.
Richard Gama, from Agiliti, joins the First Case Podcast to discuss how proper medical laser safety creates a unique “synergy between patient safety and employee safety.”
Innovative surgical and OR managers are solving their surgical tech and nursing shortage with a supplemental surgical technician staffing services model.
If you are a clinician or SPD technician, it may surprise you that in the world of highly complex and technologically advanced surgical video cameras, the most common form of damage is acutely low-tech. Cord damage makes up most of the damage to video cameras – and it is almost entirely preventable.
Leak testing is the most efficient and cost-effective method available to detect any dangerous breaches of both the internal and external protective surfaces of the flexible endoscope that could lead to fluid invasion and cross-contamination for patients. Watch the video for an overview of the leak testing process.
The dangers of unintentionally neglecting even one step in the endoscope cleaning process can be detrimental to patient safety. Consistency is key, yet elusive. 8 experts weigh in on the importance and best practices surrounding the proper care of endoscopes in sterile processing departments.
The evolution of patient monitoring; the impacts of COVID-10 on monitoring; wireless patient monitoring; securing operating platforms from cyberattacks; and HTM training opportunities. These topics are all covered in this roundtable discussion.
COVID-19 has had a profound impact on O.R. patient volumes, and questions remain on how best to move forward. We compiled 5 strategies healthcare facilities are using to ramp up elective surgical procedures.
During a recent webinar, Agiliti partnered with LIA to break down several key misunderstandings of the new ANSI standards related to medical laser safety in the OR. Part 2 of a 2-part series providing answers to some of the most pressing attendee questions.
During a recent webinar, Agiliti partnered with LIA to break down several key misunderstandings of the new ANSI standards related to medical laser safety in the OR. Part 1 of a 2-part series providing answers to some of the most pressing attendee questions.
Are the increased costs and risk across a healthcare organization, including patients and staff, worth a cent saved on a line item basis? The answer should always be no – but that’s not always the case. Part 4 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.
The increasing adoption and use of medical lasers has, unsurprisingly, brought increasing attention to developing best practices and safety standards from regulatory agencies. But is your operating room up to code? Part 3 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.
As health systems increasingly depend on vendors to provide essential medical equipment rental and service, one concerning quality gap has emerged: a lack of regulatory oversight of those service providers. Part 1 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.
Agiliti is honored to be recognized for the 2019 BLS Illumination Award, emphasizing the importance of promoting safe medical laser programs in operating rooms across the healthcare industry.
As the use of medical laser technology continues to increase, so do the risks and safety concerns associated with surgical lasers. Establishing a dedicated MLSO is critical for your OR.