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ASTRA Automated Ultrasound Probe Reprocessor: Enhanced Logging & Quality Assurance

Posted by CIVCO Clinical Marketing on Apr 14, 2020 9:00:08 AM

The Joint Commission (TJC) states: “Standardizing the use of high-level disinfectants and sterilization practices are critical for ensuring that medical equipment, devices, and supplies do not transmit infectious agents to patients.”1

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Topics: Cardiology, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Men's Health

Improving Safety and Ergonomics in the Operating Room with the TEE Probe Holder

Posted by CIVCO Clinical Marketing on Jul 3, 2018 9:28:46 AM

As medical professionals, we constantly evaluate situations, identify problems and take action to ensure the best results.  From frontline patient care to environmental safety within the medical center, we strive to avoid unnecessary complications.  Understanding the work environment and controlling variables is key to improving workflow and overall outcomes in our daily work.

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Topics: Cardiology, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Cardiac Anesthesia

How to Safely Store Your Ultrasound Probes

Posted by CIVCO Clinical Marketing on Jan 31, 2018 9:21:03 AM

The Joint Commission (TJC) has defined guidelines on storage for semi-critical devices:

"The endoscope should be hung vertically with the distal tip hanging freely in a well-ventilated, clean area, following the endoscope manufacturer's written IFU for storage...Store endoscopes in a manner that will protect them from damage or contamination."
 
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Topics: Cardiology, CIVCO, Men's Health