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Safety in the OR: Surgical Instrument Reprocessing

The operating room is a place where safety is of paramount importance. Strict protocols must be followed to eliminate preventable errors. One such process that can lead to favorable outcomes is sterile reprocessing of surgical instruments. Unfortunately, contaminated...

Maintaining Your Powered Surgical Instruments

Today US Medical Systems wants to give you a closer look at a particular group of complex operating room instruments: powered surgical instruments. Due to their complicated internal design, these devices present a number of challenges for hospital personnel and...

Why Experience Matters for Endoscope Repairs

When it comes to medical equipment repair, many specialists agree that working on endoscopes requires a particular level of competence and expertise. In this regard, endoscopes  stand apart from general service on surgical instruments. US Medical Systems wants you to...

An Inside Look at Refurbished Medical Equipment

Regulatory bodies define what the word refurbished means when it comes to used medical equipment. Generally speaking, it means that the device is as safe and effective after the refurbishing process as a new piece of equipment. Here's an inside look at refurbished...

Who Buys Used & Refurbished Medical Equipment?

If you've never thought of buying used or refurbished medical equipment before, you may think this type of purchase applies to a just a few customer categories. Small private practices with limited budgets, hospitals facing heavy cost-reducing pressures, and customers...

6 Things to Consider When Buying Used Medical Equipment

As the manager of a medical facility, you're tasked with balancing the safety of your patients with the bottom line. Even when you find what appears to be a good deal on used medical equipment, you must do your homework so you'll know exactly what you're paying for....

The Importance of Medical Software Updates

As technology evolves, so does the software used to power it. Keeping that in mind, it's not surprising that software upgrades have become the norm in many parts of our everyday lives. But unlike smartphones and other household devices, updating medical equipment...

Are Refurbished Ultrasound Machines Right for Your Facility?

Without imaging, medical diagnostics would be radically different – and much less effective. And imaging itself is dependent upon the equipment that is used. Ultrasounds in particular are a safe, reliable, and universally proven imaging technique. But these machines...

New Trends in Surgical Instruments

Surgical instruments have an impressively long history. Scientists believe that the earliest prototypes of modern instruments and basic surgical techniques originated thousands of years ago. Since then, instruments have been continuously improved upon with new devices...

Why Medical Device Compatibility Matters

Today's medical facilities are using more advanced devices and components than ever before. While the technology being used delivers an unheard of level of patient care, there are also many safeguards that must be put in place. This includes a thorough review of the...

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