For Our Smallest Patients, Right-Sizing Positioners Is Key

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 9:30:01 AM America/New_York

Pressure injury prevention depends, in large part, on right-sizing the products used to position patients during surgery. Pediatric positioning, our company founders realized early on, poses a unique challenge, and for that precise reason, Action Products created a comprehensive line of positioners designed specifically for neonates, infants, and children.

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Do These Simple Yoga Moves At Work!

Thursday, December 13, 2018 12:00:20 PM America/New_York

Reducing muscle tension is an important part of self-care for all healthcare professionals, especially OR nurses. Perioperative nurses often strain muscles in three stress-prone areas:  back, shoulders and neck.

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Patient Positioning During Hip Surgery

Monday, October 22, 2018 6:41:48 PM America/New_York

According to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 332,000 total hip surgeries are performed in the United States each year.  During each surgery, the Surgical Team is dedicated to ensuring proper patient positioning.  Each member of the team is focused on protecting their patients from damaging pressure and shear forces.

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Patient Positioning During Hip Surgery

Monday, October 22, 2018 6:41:48 PM America/New_York

According to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 332,000 total hip surgeries are performed in the United States each year.  During each surgery, the Surgical Team is dedicated to ensuring proper patient positioning.  Each member of the team is focused on protecting their patients from damaging pressure and shear forces.

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Action Products Plays Role in Ambulatory Surgical Center Trend

Friday, September 21, 2018 11:11:48 AM America/New_York

“As the government and payers scrutinize costs and push the shift to value-based care, outpatient surgery is expected to see an overall 11 percent increase from 2017 to 2022,” Laura Dyrda writes in ASCOA (Ambulatory Surgical Centers of America). ASC surgical volume in 46 of the 50 largest markets in the U.S. grew 10 percent from 2015 to 2016, and “market factors are expected to continue pushing for growth.”

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