What’s the problem? As the steps to reprocess medical devices using high-level disinfection increase and the population of patients imaged increases, non-compliance in the disinfection process increases proportionately. In 2014,… read more →
In 2017, The Joint Commission released new data showing that 72% of hospitals seeking accreditation last year failed to meet infection control Standard IC.02.02.01: “The hospital reduces the risk of… read more →
David Adams, ACS, RCS, RDCS, FASE, is a highly recognized leader in the field of Cardiac Ultrasound. In addition to his numerous responsibilities at Duke University Medical Center, he has spent a great deal of time working on global initiatives to support on-going education and training via mHealth.
Johan Sellgren, MD, PhD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Dr. Sellgren Demonstrates the Use of the CIVCO TEE Holder
As medical professionals, we constantly evaluate situations, identify problems and take action to ensure the best results. From frontline patient care to environmental safety within the medical center, we strive… read more →
When ultrasound is used for point-of-care needle guided procedures, including vascular access or regional anesthesia, it is recommended by the FDA and the CDC that a single-use, disposable probe cover… read more →
Patient safety and maintaining The Joint Commission (TJC) accreditation standards are two of the most important (if not THE most important) objectives of today’s healthcare administrators and practitioners. However, they… read more →
Understand how to properly store ultrasound probes to protect the transducer, prevent re-contamination, and maintain Joint Commission compliance with the CIVCO Guidelines Blog.
While selecting the appropriate probe cover for your ultrasound examination may seem a rather simple task, there are several key points to consider in the process. Let’s start by deciding… read more →