Sharps Safety In The Operating Room Still A Persistent ProblemAugust 15, 2018
Duluth, GA – MediPurpose, a medical products company specializing in sharps safety devices, released an article last week examining the number of sharps injuries in the surgical vs non-surgical setting from 2002 to 2016.
“The data shows that sharps injuries in the surgical setting continues to be a concern despite the passage of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act in 2001. We hope to do our part and reduce sharps injuries in the O.R. by having facilities adopt safety engineered devices like our Anzen™ safety scalpel” says Adeline Yi, product manager for the Anzen™ safety scalpel.
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MediPurpose is currently seeking healthcare facilities who are interested in being beta test sites to further validate the device.
MediPurpose, founded in 1999, develops, manufactures, and distributes superior sharps safety devices including the Anzen safety scalpel, SurgiLance safety lancets and MediPlus wound care products. MediPurpose has leveraged its success in the medical device industry to become a master medical product distributor that provides unique solutions for both medical product manufacturers and medical product distributors.
MediPurpose’s Medical Device Innovation division offers angel funding and developmental expertise for new medical device inventors and innovative medical product companies that seek entrance into new medical products markets. For more information, visit www.medipurpose.com.