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MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care

MellingMedical Brings GloShield Safety Device to Federal Health Care Jackson Medical’s solution to operating room fires is improving care ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MellingMedical, a leading supplier of medical supplies, equipment, devices and pharmaceuticals to federal health facilities across the country under the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) “Veterans First” procurement program, is pleased to partner with …

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The Enterprising Culture of Coulter

The Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering is driving students and faculty to turn inventions into ventures… “As many as half of our student teams file a provisional patent application by the end of the semester,” Rains says. “At the same time, getting all the way to market is hard because of government regulation. It takes …

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Ensuring safety in surgical suites

One of the greatest ironies of the operating room (OR) — where patients go for life-saving procedures — is its potential to also be one of the most dangerous, sometimes deadliest places inside a healthcare facility. Hazards of all types are waiting to happen to both patients and staff if proper safeguards aren’t always in …

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Next-generation Makers

The state’s engineering programs are focused on innovations for industry and the engineers of tomorrow. (From Georgia Trend Magazine) Engineering education in Georgia has existed since before the Civil War, and over the years our universities have developed specialized programs to meet the evolving needs of industries. Today, four of the state’s public engineering schools …

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BME Faculty Members Among Georgia Bio’s 2019 Golden Helix Award Winners

Innovative medical product, innovative medical procedure, and community contributions honored Georgia Bio, the state’s life science trade association, celebrated its Annual Golden Helix Awards and 30th Anniversary on February 8 in Atlanta. Among this year’s Innovation Award winners were GloShieldTM from Jackson Medical and a 3D-printed tracheal splint which has been placed in several pediatric …

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GloShield Wins Innovation Award at Georgia Bio Annual Awards Dinner

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Georgia Bio, the state’s life science trade association, will celebrate its 30th Anniversary Gala & Annual Golden Helix Awards on Friday, February 8 at the Hyatt at Villa Christina in Atlanta. Georgia Bio is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Golden Helix Awards. The 2019 Golden Helix Awards celebrate the contributions and achievements …

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90% of Initial Users Believe GloShield™ Makes Their Operating Rooms Safer

Jackson Medical’s New Medical Device Increases Hospital Safety and Provides Reliable Protection Against Operating Room Fires Nationwide GloShield is manufactured in the U.S. using space-grade materials and is compatible with existing light cables Of over one hundred first time users, 94% thought that GloShield offers reliable protection and would reduce the risk of fires ATLANTA …

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The Terror of Medical Errors – Healthcare Purchasing News August 2018 Issue

Addressing the pain and expense of never events By Valerie J. Dimond – July 22, 201814969   Never events — serious, preventable medical errors that leave patients with debilitating injuries, life-threatening infections and worse — are considered mostly rare occurrences. But they still happen. Just over 20 percent of Americans surveyed last September by the …

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