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John Whelan Joins Healthmark Industries

John Whelan

Healthmark Industries is proud to announce John Whelan as the newest Clinical Education Coordinator. “We are very pleased to welcome John to Healthmark Industries,” says Vice President Ralph Basile. “His expert knowledge and experience in the institutional sterilization and high level disinfection field will play a vital role in providing guidance and support to our customers.” Whelan comes to Healthmark ...

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Hospital study finds implementation of InstruSafe’s Instrument Protection Trays resulted in a 34% savings in surgical instrument repair and replacement costs

Before & After

InstruSafe® by Summit Medical, an Innovia Medical Company, introduces the new InstruSafe® XL Transport Container — the first and only container of its size on the market — designed to accommodate da Vinci­® SP™, Xi™ Scopes, EndoWrist®  and other long laparoscopic surgical instruments. The XL Transport Container extends Summit Medical’s leadership in manufacturing InstruSafe Instrument Protection Trays that are custom designed to protect virtually any surgical instrumentation from the ...

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Healthmark Industries Celebrates 50th Year Anniversary

Healthmark Industries, a family-owned healthcare supplier located in Fraser, Michigan, celebrates its 50th year in business in 2019.  Ralph A. Basile and his wife, Suzanne, established Healthmark in 1969 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. After a successful career in medical sales, Ralph decided to start his own company. In the early days, Healthmark was operated out of the family home, for ...

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Thoracent Expands Device Offering through US Distribution Agreement with Med-Italia Biomedica

Huntington, New York (March 1, 2019)  Thoracent, Inc., announced today the execution of an exclusive agreement with Med-ItaliaBiomedicato distribute the Itaflex line of endoscopy devices. The Itaflex device portfolio includes the Netis Retrieval Net, which Thoracent plans to launch at the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (SGNA) annual meeting in Portland, OR, April 14–16.    “We are delighted to join ...

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Seth Hendee Joins Healthmark Industries

Healthmark Industries is proud to announce Seth Hendee as an Clinical Education Coordinator for Healthmark Industries where he provides clinical expertise on medical device processing, SPD education and standards interpretation.  Prior to joining Healthmark, he has had over 20 years’ experience as an Central Services professional. Responsible for many Sterile Processing roles, Seth primarily focused on education for the last ...

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