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SurgiMark’s Via-Guard® suction tips save hospitals time and money both inside and outside the operating room. Not only do our Yankauer and Pediatric Yankauer suction tubes help surgeons provide the best surgical care for patients, they also save health care facilities valuable resources by consolidating inventory and streamlining orders on primary surgical instruments.

 

Andrews-Pynchon

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The Andrews-Pynchon suction tube is a smaller modification of the Yankauer suction tip and is used for focused detailed suction such as required in Vascular or Pediatric Surgery. SurgiMark suction instruments are disposable, always sterile and always clean, eliminating the…

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Yankauer

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Yankauer single use suction tips are used by surgeons throughout the world. The Yankauer surgical suction instrument was originally developed in 1907 by Dr. Sidney Yankauer at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.  Made of steel, the original Yankauer…

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Disposable Surgical Suction Tips

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Disposable Yankauer surgical suction tips prevent surgical site infections, also known as SSIs. They are an ongoing concern in the operating room, and for good reason—they can cost patients their lives and health facilities a whole lot of money. According to the Institute for…

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It’s in the Numbers: Surgical Site Infection Cost Roundup

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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, patients who get infections in the hospital cost the U.S. health care system nearly $10 billion per year. One in 20 patients acquire infections during their hospital stays. A patient…

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3 Ways VAs are Reducing Costs of Surgical Site Infections

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At SurgiMark, we are committed to improving patient safety and saving hospitals resources with our Via-Guard Yankauer Suction Sets. One of our primary goals is to reduce costly and crippling surgical site infections (SSIs). A recent study of surgical patients…

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Patient Safety Awareness Week: March 2-8, 2014

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At SurgiMark, we developed our suction tips with operating room efficiency and patient safety in mind. March 2-8 is Patient Safety Awareness Week, a global campaign to raise awareness about health care safety. Sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation…

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Top Health Hazards to Watch in 2014

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Technology continues to improve health care delivery, but certain technological advancements also pose risks. The ECRI Institute recently released its annual list of the top 10 most common health technology hazards to watch for in 2014. For the third consecutive…

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Best Practices for Operating Room Efficiency

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As 2013 draws to a close, all eyes in the health care community are on the sweeping national health care reform set to take effect next year. The financial uncertainty those changes will bring has health executives scrambling to cut…

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Delays in the Operating Room: Signs of an Imperfect System

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More and more, hospitals are looking to eliminate inefficiencies to save money and improve health care delivery. One area they are examining for cost containment is operating rooms. Operating rooms are notoriously time-consuming and expensive to use, especially when you…

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Dangers of Dirty Surgical Tools

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The Center for Public Integrity published an explosive story last year that exposed filthy surgical instruments as a serious threat to patients' health. The importance of the topic was illustrated with the story of John Harrison, a 63-year-old Texas man…

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Decrease Your Carbon Footprint with the Via-Guard

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Organizations are always seeking ways to be more efficient. The push to do so is no longer purely financially motivated. As climate change becomes an increasingly important global issue, businesses in every industry are seeking ways to go green.  …

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