The Joint Commission (TJC) was founded in 1951, with an inspiring vision to transform how people experience healthcare across all settings. In this new era, The Joint Commission would evaluate… read more →
The required use of a probe cover for every endocavity ultrasound procedure has been well established by standards set by governing bodies and industry associations. And the use of an… read more →
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 →
Patient presented with a recurring prostatic pelvic tumor. Utilizing Volume Navigation on the LOGIQ E9 allowed image fusion of CT and the ultrasound study. eTRAX Needle Tip Tracking software allowed accurate pre-puncture visualization of the path of the biopsy needle and ensured proper entry point selection.
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 →
Introducing Automated Disinfection Systems for Ultrasound Transducers With the steady growth of ultrasound combined with an increasing awareness of infection control practices, medical device manufacturers have recently developed automated reprocessors… 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 →