Discover The Power of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) Light as a Disinfectant

In the last decade, the demand for safer and more efficient means of disinfection has risen exponentially in the healthcare environment. From water to air to surface disinfection, UV-C light has quickly become an industry standard. This article will discuss the importance of disinfection in a medical setting as well as explore relevant solutions currently […]

The Environmental Benefits of Sustainable BFW Headlight Systems

Using sustainable products has never been more critical, and this applies in the operating room as well. Every product used by surgeons in an OR should be sustainable, from masks to gowns to lighting.  Investing in sustainable surgical headlamps can bring more energy-efficient practices into your hospital or operating suite, reducing waste and the depletion […]

Why Surgeons are Ditching Xenon for LED Surgical Light Sources

In spite of its pitfalls, Xenon has long been considered the preferred light source for surgical headlights due to its high-intensity illumination. However, the evolution of LED technology now offers a superior option for surgeons. In this article, we’ll explore the most important factors to consider when evaluating a Xenon light source versus an LED […]

5 Reasons Every Operating Room Needs a Camera

No matter the hospital or practice, operating room issues are bound to arise. In some cases, those issues can become huge detriments to the safety of both patients and surgical teams. They might even result in higher costs due to inefficient …

Your Complete Guide to Surgical Lighting

Guide to Surgical Lighting

While easy to overlook, surgical lighting is among the most critical factors in a surgical environment. Without a high quality and dependable light source, surgeons are at a far higher risk of making mistakes that could seriously affect patient outcomes. So it should come as no surprise that — in a study of surgeons in […]

How Better Processes and Equipment Improve Hospital Efficiency

How Better Processes and Equipment Improve Hospital Efficiency

Operating room inventory and equipment account for nearly 60% of total hospital costs alone. However, cost is just one factor worth considering when you’re looking to improve hospital efficiency.  COVID-19 puts additional strain on hospital resources, due to the increased focus on sterilization and overcapacity of ICUs – improving hospital efficiency is a critical focus in response to these […]

The Technological Future of Surgery in Operating Rooms

new surgical technology

How Surgery Technology Will Shape the Future From surgical robots to virtual reality, the future of surgery technology is bright. Surgery requires extremely delicate movements, and even the slightest miscalculation could be dangerous or even deadly to patients. However, advancements in surgical technology can help minimize that risk. As an example, surgeons can make accurate […]

Surgery Advancements in the Medical Field

Surgery Advancements in the Medical Field

6 Biggest Changes in Surgical Advancements Technology and medicine go hand in hand, now more than ever. Modern surgery advancements have allowed surgeons to be more accurate during procedures, and reduce risks and recovery time for patients. In recent years, the shift towards more technology-based approaches to surgery have been notable. According to a recent […]

Top 7 Patient Safety Issues in Healthcare

A new study conducted by Frost and Sullivan revealed that issues from patient safety across the US and Europe will cost a whopping $383.7 billion over the next 4 years alone. Understanding and identifying these adverse events is the first step in mitigating them – and let’s be honest, a clinic or hospital that can […]

What is Nurse Burnout and How to Avoid It

Nurse Burnout

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, many of us have gained a newfound appreciation for those working in our healthcare system, especially nurses. These brave men and women put themselves in harm’s way in order to care for total strangers. Not only risking their own health, but the health of their families when […]