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SPH Medical and IPCWell Help Nursing Homes combat COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our previously normal routines and business operations there are continued shortages of PPE like N95 Masks, 3Ply Masks, and Isolation Gowns. SPH Medical is actively working with the national N95 project to quickly provide needed masks and PPE to our frontline caregivers including nursing homes.  Collaborating with companies like IPCWell, SPH Medical is breaking down the supply chain barriers to get this essential...

SPH Medical UV Box and Disinfection Services – Newsweek’s Best

SPH Medical: UV Box The UV Box (KR615) Germicidal Enclosure delivers up to 99.995 percent disinfection of MRSA and C. diff and up to 99.999 percent disinfection of the norovirus as well as more than 250 times the energy needed to disinfect the coronavirus, all in just 55 seconds. The UV Box is used to clean cellphones in hospital settings. Nominated by hospital users, The UV Box has been named a "Best...

EPD Solves COVID-19 Patient Handling Risk in Labor and Delivery

The Coronavirus is impacting all levels of our society. It is very challenging for hospitals and their staff. COVID-19 is especially affecting patients, doctors and nurses in labor and delivery units. It is also very hard on anesthesiologists in general surgery trying to perform spinal blocks. Even with personal protective equipment (PPE) nurses and doctors are having to practice and maintain safe distance from their patients. There have been instances...

N95 Masks Goggles Isolation Gowns and Essential Supplies

With the COVID-19 virus spreading throughout the community there is continued pressure on our healthcare system, nurses, caregivers and first responders to address the infected patients and protect themselves at the same time. SPH Medical is meeting the needs of the healthcare community during this time of short supply and high demand by providing essential supplies to protect our healthcare workers and patients alike. Recent stories in the press have surfaced regarding...

Coronavirus and 99.995% disinfection with the UV Box

Coronavirus and the SPH Medical UV Box South Hill, VA – March 16, 2020 – With the global alarm surrounding Coronavirus COVID-19, Advanced Ultra-Violet Systems’ (AUVS) has asked Dr. Wayne Clark for his professional opinion on the AUVS KR615 Germicidal Enclosure’s ability to treat COVID-19 on mobile devices including phone and tablets. Such devices have been proven to be highly contaminated but are often left unaddressed when hand washing protocols are...

Patient Positioning During Thoracentesis Solved

Major Advancements in Safe Patient Positioning during Thoracentesis Over the past two decades we have seen major advancements in patient care. This includes many new Safe Patient Handling Solutions developed to help our nurses and caregivers avoid the risk injury. Manual patient handling is one of the leading causes of back injuries for nurses. Many States have put laws in place to mandate that hospitals have a Safe Patient Handling program....

Keeping Staff and Patients Safe in OR and Radiology with the EPD

The EPD and E-EPD were developed to reduce the risk of injuries and improve safety among staff and patients. By implementing the use of EPDs, hospitals can actively protect their staff and improve patient outcomes. Safe Patient Handling EPDs are used in numerous medical settings including labor and delivery, general surgery, operating rooms, anesthesiology, radiology and orthopedic departments. These are all settings in which epidurals, spinal blocks, x-rays and Thoracentesis procedures are performed....

Overweight Patients and Epidurals

Obesity is a global epidemic. It is estimated that over 50% of pregnant woman in the United States are overweight or obese. Compared to normal weight patients, an obese patient is more prone to a number of complications during pregnancy and delivery including higher rates of cesarean section. And with c-sections, comes the administration of epidurals. via Shutterstock Epidural catheter placement in bariatric patients can be more challenging because the spine can be harder to find and pinpoint where...

Implementing an Early Patient Mobility Protocol

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has published a facilitator guide for developing and implementing your own nursing-driven Early Patient Mobility Protocol. [caption id="attachment_951" align="alignright" width="461"] Mobilize patients safely and prevent falls with SPH Medical's RoWalker.[/caption] The powerpoint version of the facilitator guide can be found at www.sphmedical.com on the RoWalker page. The RoWalker is unique because it not only provides the platform upon which to build your early patient mobility program,...

Banner Health installs SPH Medical patient lifts in Banner University Medical Center Projects

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/facilities-management/banner-university-medical-center-to-open-16-story-tower-nov-6.html Banner Health is opening their state of the art hospital in downtown Phoenix, Arizona equipped with the latest Safe Patient Handling solutions from SPH Medical to reduce risk of injury to staff and to improve patient care. Banner University Medical Center Phoenix has incorporated overhead ceiling lifts in approximately half of the rooms of the new tower. Using the new ceiling lifts will enable nursing staff to boost, turn, and transfer...