Infection Control & First Aid Blog

Fighting infection risks with solidifier

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/21/20 9:00 AM / by Megan Malke posted in Red Z, Green-Z, Healthcare-associated infections, Operating Room Efficiency

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The field of infection control never stays static for too long. New threats are sure to emerge, new guidelines, technology advances, and revised protocol continues to further the field. Fluid medical waste safety hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of infection control in recent years …except for here at Safetec, where we continue to develop and manufacture variations of fluid medical waste solidifier.

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How Much Does 1 Minute Cost In The Average Operating Room?

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/1/18 10:30 AM / by Safetec posted in Operating Room Efficiency, Drop-In Pacs

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Hospital costs are essential to understanding value-based care and are even more critical when analyzing cost-saving interventions during surgery. Past reports have found that 1 minute in the OR ranges in cost from $7 to over $100 per minute, depending on the location and surgeon.

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Improving Operating Room Efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/4/17 8:45 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Operating Room Efficiency

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Out of all hospital operations, operating rooms are one of the most costly areas. However, it is extremely difficult to pinpoint the true cost of OR operations. According to research from Stanford University School of Medicine, hospital administrators often ballpark $15-$20 per minute for a basic surgical procedure.

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