Purchasing

US Endoscopy Acquires Genii

April 10, 2017

US Endoscopy, a leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, announces the acquisition of Genii, Inc. Based in St. Paul, Minn.

Product Evaluation and Purchasing: Surgical Products

March 31, 2017

In a recent online survey of ICT readers, 73 percent of respondents indicated that they are involved in infection prevention-related product evaluation and/or purchasing for their healthcare institution, confirming the findings of Hoeksema (2011) who emphasizes that perioperative nurses play a key role in evaluating product safety, effectiveness and efficiency, environmental concerns, and cost and how these factors affect patient care. Well-informed product evaluation and purchasing is a significant way for hospitals to combat rising expenses in an environment of moderate reimbursements, Hoeksema (2011) adds.

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