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Hepatitis and HIV scare for veterans in Wisconsin due to cross-contamination

By Kelly Ottaviano / December 8, 2016 /

Almost 600 veterans have potentially been exposed to HIV and two strains of Hepatitis – B and C.

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Cross-contamination with reusable/semi-disposable laryngoscopes 101

By Kelly Ottaviano / November 22, 2016 /

As with many other medical devices, it is common practice for health care providers across the country to use reusuable or semi-disposable laryngoscopes. A number of studies in recent times, however, have illustrated that such devices could in fact pose a threat to patient health.

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The benefits of hemorrhoid banding

By Kelly Ottaviano / November 18, 2016 /

There is an effective out-patient technique that can be used to treat persistent hemorrhoids known as banding.

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Are single-use tools the future of health care?

By Kelly Ottaviano / November 14, 2016 /

Single-use health care devices have become increasingly popular among medical professionals in recent times.

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Strategies for improving patient satisfaction at your clinic

By Kelly Ottaviano / October 20, 2016 /

It is so important to ensure that strategies are implemented to boost patient satisfaction at all times.

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Can your medical practice be green and still use single-use devices?

By Kelly Ottaviano / October 4, 2016 /

Yes, it’s possible to run a green medical practice and use single-use devices.

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Keeping patients safe and saving money: Strategies for medical practice cost reduction

By Kelly Ottaviano / September 15, 2016 /

Whether you’re a doctor, nurse or clinic manager, there are a number of strategies that you can employ to lower expenses while still keeping patients safe.

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Hospital acquired infections: Strategies for prevention

By Kelly Ottaviano / August 15, 2016 /

There are a number of simple yet effective ways to slash rates of HAIs in your clinic or hospital.

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