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Posts from Month: December 2014

Improved ER-SPEC/OfficeSPEC LED Light Source

The best just keeps on getting better, when it comes to disposable single-use vaginal speculum, at least. OBP Medical is the leading global developer of single-use illuminating medical devices. Offering an on-board light source is what makes products like the ER-SPEC/OfficeSPEC standout in the marketplace. The developers at OBP Medical recently upgraded it to improve…

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Lithium Batteries vs. Alkaline Batteries

You might say batteries are the core element that keeps the world mobile. Most portable products, from the smartphone in your pocket to the car in your driveway, rely in some way on battery power. The essential need for batteries combined with their potential environmental impact has forced manufacturers to provide solutions. Modern non-toxic alkaline…

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OBP Medical Announces Improved ER-SPEC LED Light Source

New, Integrated LED Offers Improved Color and Brightness, Enhances Functionality of Widely-Adopted, Single-Use Vaginal Speculum Dec 10, 2014, 08:30 ET from OBP Medical LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — OBP Medical, the leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced that ER-SPEC, the company’s industry-leading disposable vaginal speculum with built-in light…

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Risk of Transmission of HPV from Vaginal Specula

How likely is it that you may transfer the human papillomavirus (HPV) from one woman to the next via vaginal specula? With over 33,000 cases of HPV-associated cancers occurring in the United States each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is critical that physicians and medical facilities understand how and…

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OBP Medical’s ER-SPEC Awarded Innovative Technology Contract with Novation GPO

Partnership Brings the Benefits of Leading Single-Use Vaginal Speculum with Built-in Light Source to Novation Members Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET from OBP Medical Inc. LAWRENCE, Mass., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — OBP Medical Inc ., the leading global developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, and Novation, a leading health care services company, today…

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Are Reusable Vaginal Speculum a Danger to Patients?

In Will Locksley‘s book Fatal Probe, Locksley expresses some critical views on the way the healthcare community and governing organizations manage the sterilization of essential and highly invasive medical devices like a vaginal speculum. It is a fact kept secret from health care consumers, but readily accepted by medical professionals. Not every piece of equipment, even…

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