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AORN Updated their Fire Safety Guidelines – Here’s What You Need to Know in 2024

AORN released updated Guidelines for Perioperative Practice for 2024. Several sections of the guidelines got a refresh: Medication Safety, Design and Maintenance of the Surgical Suite, Manual High-Level-Disinfection, Safe Environment of Care, Team Communication, and Safe Patient Handling Movement. It’s clear that AORN continues to be serious about patient safety by ensuring that the updated […]

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A Guide to The Joint Commission’s Recommendations for Managing Surgical Ignition Sources

The Joint Commission recently updated its surgical fire prevention guide for the first time in 20 years. For a high level overview of the recommendations, check out our blog. In addition to the actions The Joint Commission requires, they suggest facilities take six additional efforts to prevent surgical fires. In this brief overview, we are

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Jackson Medical Donates PPE to Atlanta Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic

Working with Atlanta Public Schools and KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools, Jackson Medical provided teachers and school staff with PPE to create a safer teaching environment for students as schools continue to operate through the COVID-19 Pandemic.   At the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Jackson Medical’s hospital partners, large and small, started asking the same

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