Healthmark Industries Launches New Program Expanding its PPE Accessory Line to Help Alleviate Child Anxiety in the Hospital Environment

Healthmark Industries is delighted to introduce the Healthmark + Avanti Hospital Décor Program expanding its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) accessory line. The Healthmark + Avanti Décor Program is designed to help alleviate stress and bring smiles to young patients in healthcare facilities with bright colors and playful animal characters from the popular line of Avanti Press greeting card images. The ...

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Survey: 40% of Americans’ Daily Lives are Disrupted by Digestive Troubles

The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) recently launched Trust Your Gut, an awareness campaign aimed at shortening the time from the onset of bowel symptoms to discussions with a health care provider. As part of the campaign, AGA released new data that shows nearly 40% of Americans have stopped routine activities in the last year due to uncomfortable bowel symptoms, including ...

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Business Partnership May Increase Delivery of Gut-Directed Hypnotherapy for IBS Patients

GI OnDEMAND, a virtual integrated care platform, recently announced a partnership with Mindset Health, the creator of Nerva, a six-week gut-directed hypnotherapy program. The hypnotherapy program is delivered through a mobile app to help patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) better manage their symptoms. GI OnDEMAND is a joint venture between the American College of Gastroenterology and Gastro Girl, Inc., ...

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FDA Alert: Change in Reprocessing Methods for Certain Karl Storz Urological Endoscopes

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration recently issued a letter to healthcare providers regarding changes to reprocessing methods for certain urological endoscopes manufactured by Karl Storz, due to infection risk. The letter can be found here. An excerpt follows: “As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to evaluate the risk of patient infections and contamination issues associated with ...

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New Study Finds Endoscopy Equipment Market Worth $39.3 Billion

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According to the new market research report “Endoscopy Equipment Marketby Product (Endoscope (Flexible, Rigid, Capsule, Robot-assisted, Disposable), Visualization Systems, Accessories), Application (GI Endoscopy, Laparoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Arthroscopy), End User – Global Forecast to 2026″, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global Endoscopy Equipment Market is projected to reach USD 39.3 billion by 2026 from USD 27.3 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 7.5%. ...

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