Home News April, 2017

What You Need to Know About 3 Big Acquisitions

BD, Cardinal and Surgical Information Systems broaden their product offerings.
Published: April 28, 2017

Did Compounded Antibiotic-steroid Formulation Cause Cataract Patients' Vision Problems?

So far, as many as 50 cataract patients have reported worsening visual acuity.
Published: April 27, 2017

CRNA Faces 10 Years in Prison for Allegedly Diverting Fentanyl

He's accused of repeatedly signing out extra, claiming it was for patients.
Published: April 25, 2017

Legislation Would Outlaw Surgical Smoke in Calif. ORs

Lawmakers press forward with a bill that would mandate the use of smoke-evacuation systems in healthcare settings.
Published: April 19, 2017

Jury Says ConMed Subsidiary Made False Claims in Advertising, Awards $12M in Damages

Lexion accused SurgiQuest of engaging in unfair competition.
Published: April 19, 2017

His Mastermind Ophthalmologist Father Dead, Oregon Man Sentenced in Healthcare Fraud Case

Ophthalmology center bilked payers out of millions, defrauded IRS.
Published: April 13, 2017

Certain Disorders May Increase Risk of Prolonged Opioid Use

A new study suggests prolonged post-operative opioid use may be due to factors other than surgical pain.
Published: April 12, 2017

Jury: Surgical Gowns Didn't Protect as Promised

Evidence shows Kimberly-Clark and Halyard Health deliberately misled customers about the impermeability of MicroCool surgical gowns.
Published: April 11, 2017

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce ASC Quality and Access Act

The proposed legislation wants to eliminate reimbursement discrepancies between ASCs and HOPDs.
Published: April 3, 2017

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