Lohman Endoscopy Center acquired by Sanders Trust

LAS CRUCES – The Sanders Trust, located in Birmingham, Alabama, recently acquired three medical investment properties in three states, expanding its portfolio by $16.5 million, including a Las Cruces property. The Lohman Endoscopy Center is a 13,444-square-foot multi-tenant facility located adjacent to the Mountain View Regional Medical Center campus and provides comprehensive gastrointestinal care through outpatient, inpatient, and post-acute services. The facility is occupied ...

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Endoscope Cleaning Machine Tied to Superbugs Still Being Used

When going in for a medical procedure, you probably want to be certain the doctor’s instruments are clean. Following a recent turnabout by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that certainty may be a little harder to come by. Six months ago, the regulator said a machine tied by a U.S. Senate report to a deadly superbug outbreak should be taken off the market “as ...

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PENTAX Medical Launches New High-Definition Pulmonology Endoscopy System for Crystal Clear Imaging

July 01, 2016 05:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time HAMBURG, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PENTAX Medical today announces the launch of a new high-definition (HD) pulmonology endoscopy system in the European, Middle Eastern & African (EMEA) markets. The new DEFINA system in Pulmonology combines a state-of-the art HD processor with i-scan imaging technology and two highly maneuverable HD bronchoscopes. This powerful combination serves to ...

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Olympus, Pentax, Karl Storz Lead Shift to Popular Flexible Videoscopes in U.S. Ear, Nose and Throat Endoscope Market

SOURCE: iData Research June 14, 2016 12:48 ET In 2015, There Were Nearly 6 Million Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Procedures Performed in the United States; the Total Market for ENT Endoscopes Was Valued at Over $75 Million VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – June 14, 2016) – According to a new series of reports on the U.S. market for ENT and bronchoscopic devices ...

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Nelson Laboratories and Healthmark Have Joined Forces to Offer a Surveillance Tool for Testing of Duodenoscopes

SALT LAKE CITY, UT AND FRASER, MI – May 17, 2016 – Nelson Laboratories and Healthmark Industries today announced the introduction of an Endoscope Sampling Kit for the random testing of duodenoscopes in compliance with CDC guidelines. Endoscope manufacturers, regulatory bodies and healthcare facilities are increasingly concerned about the spread of communicable diseases, including clinically relevant microorganisms, on reprocessed medical ...

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