Study uncovers gap in widely accepted practice for safe endoscope drying

A recent study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found that the practice of drying an endoscope for just 10 minutes prior to putting it into storage does not produce a dry, patient-ready endoscope. Drying is an essential part of endoscope reprocessing, and this study challenges the current industry standards around drying procedures. This information fundamentally shifts how healthcare facilities ...

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Julie Walters reveals bowel cancer diagnosis

Dame Julie Walters has revealed that she was diagnosed with bowel cancer. The Mamma Mia! and Billy Elliot star’s condition was discovered 18 months ago when doctors found two primary tumors in her large intestine. The 69-year-old told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show that, following chemotherapy, she had been given the all-clear. Walters also hinted that her next film, an adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s ...

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VenSero Acquires Surgical Loaner Tray Management Solution Software Company Tray Check

 Sero Solutions, Inc (“VenSero”), a leading provider of cloud-based surgical vendor coordination and instrument tracking solutions specifically designed for hospitals and vendors, today announced the acquisition of Tray Check, LLC (“Tray Check”), creating a clear leader among US companies in this field. The merger is effective January 1, 2020 and the companies have combined business operations.  As the two companies ...

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Bradley Catalone Joins Healthmark Industries

Healthmark Industries is proud to announce Dr. Bradley Catalone as their new Senior Scientific Advisor.  “We are very excited to welcome Brad to Healthmark Industries,” says Director of Education, Mary Ann Drosnock. “His expert knowledge and management experience in scientific and regulatory device strategy will provide guidance and insight to our product development efforts.”  Dr. Catalone comes to Healthmark Industries ...

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Cenorin launches advanced medical device lumen drying system

Cenorin, a healthcare company offering solutions for infection control management and waste stream reduction, recently released its new Cenorin LD 100 Lumen Drying System. This adjunct to medical device drying cabinets is designed to help reprocessing departments avoid retained moisture events and speed lumen drying and turnaround.  The number of minimally invasive surgeries using endoscopic and robotic devices continues to increase ...

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