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09.11.2015

Neutral Zone White Paper: Sharps Safety and Neutral Zone Implementation in the OR Environment

By Dr. Stephen B. Lober, MD 1. Background The majority of surgical “sharps” injuries occur during the act of passing instruments such as scalpels, skin hook retractors, and hypodermic needles from one operative personnel to another. Statistically, the operating surgeon is at...
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08.21.2015

[BLOG POST] – AST on Sharps Injuries & safety

Soffzone® Neutral Zone - complies with the Association of Surgical Technologist's recommendations Soffzone®'s low profile allows for full visibility of the sharp & minimizes blind reaching Soffzone® is economical - autoclavable: can be r...
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08.14.2015

[Blog Post] – Economical & Eco-friendly product list: "Going green … No longer an elective for hospitals"

“Making hospitals more environmentally friendly may have once seemed like a trendy notion or expensive luxury that would fall by the wayside, but that's not been the case...” [Source] Going green is much more than how your facility is designed, the products you bring in can h...
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08.07.2015

Viscot Medical – New: Universal Urinal With Lid

Viscot Medical, a global leader in disposable medical products, is home to the preferred universal urinal for over 20 years. The Millie™ Universal Urinal was uniquely designed to help eliminate embarrassing spills, regardless of gender. Made in the USA, Viscot’s Millie™ is...
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07.31.2015

Viscot Medical – EZ Demo Video

Viscot Medical – EZ Demo Video
Viscot Medical, home to the most complete line of skin markers to meet all clinical needs, created the first ink designed for non-surgical aesthetic procedures several years ago. We’ve listened to your comments and understand that many clinicians may like a demo before purchasing the E...
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07.17.2015

Viscot Medical – How to navigate our website

Marker Selection Guide – Having trouble picking the right surgical or skin marker for you? Take a moment to review the Marker Selection Guide to narrow down your choices.   Clinical Resources – Need the SDS? Directions for Use? To order some custom labels? Check out ...
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07.10.2015

Viscot Medical – Sign up & save

Don’t forget to sign up for our Newsletter either when you register or at the bottom left of the page. Signing up to receive E-Mails allows you access to special promotions, alerts on new products, and valuable educational information that could help yourself and your staff. If yo...
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07.03.2015

[BLOG POST] – FROM OUTPATIENT SURGERY NEWS: Why Do 'Never Events' Continue to Occur?

"Surgery's "never events" continue to occur not because of careless behavior, but because of the complexity in trying to prevent them, suggests research published in the journal Surgery. The review of 1.5 million surgeries performed over 5 years at the Mayo Clinic in Roche...
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06.26.2015

Viscot Medical – Keep your eyes peeled!

Viscot Medical – Keep your eyes peeled!
Viscot Medical, creator of the preferred female urinal for over 40 years, continues to introduce innovations to thehealthcare industry. What’s coming next? Keep your eyes peeled for our latest innovation! In the meantime, take a look at our other portable urinal products. ...
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06.19.2015

Viscot Medical – New! Sterile Disposable Rulers

Viscot Medical – New! Sterile Disposable Rulers
For over 40 years Viscot Medical has been an innovator and global leader in surgical skin markers, but that’s not all we do. The popular disposable, water resistant rulers that come packaged with all our sterile markers can be purchase separately. We’ve offers non-sterile rulers ...
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06.12.2015

Viscot Medical – Small in size. Large in value!

Viscot Medical – Small in size. Large in value!
The Viscot Medical Traditional Ink Mini Surgical Markers have been the number one mini marker for over a decade. Viscot Medical Traditional Ink Mini Surgical Markers: the standard for marking facial procedures or where less aggressive prep solutions are used. Perfect for ophthalmic ...
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06.05.2015

[Blog Post] – Celebrate National Time Out Day 2015

[Blog Post] – Celebrate National Time Out Day 2015
National Time Out Day was original created by the AORN in 2004 in effort to promote awareness around the importance of surgical time outs and the dangers of wrong site surgery and other never events. It has since been endorsed by The Joint Commission, the World Health Organization, and the Counci...
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05.29.2015

Viscot Medical – Tradeshow Exclusives

Viscot Medical – Tradeshow Exclusives
Visit us at any tradeshow or event to receive exclusive tradeshow pricing & products. Tradeshows are the only place you can by sample count of our new Soffzone Neutral Zone Tray – part of the Hands Free Passing technique proven to reduce sharps incidents up to 59%. We also off...
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05.22.2015

Testimonials: 05.22.15

"I like the fact that I could quickly view what I wanted to see and get the information about the product with ease. It was also easy to sign up.” -Ecommerce Customer "Easy to use, easy to find everything, great descriptions..no complaints..LOVE your markers!!!!” ...
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05.15.2015

Viscot Medical – Designed for Plastic Surgeons. By a Plastic Surgeon.

ASPS Member Surgeon Dr. Chung and colleagues at The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor reported that nearly 400,000 sharps injuries occur each year - 25% of injured workers are surgeons (2013 April, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®). Reduce the risk of sharps injuries with Vis...
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05.08.2015

Viscot Medical – Bibs, drapes, and towel. Oh my!

Viscot Medical is known globally for having the most complete line of surgical skin markers to meet all clinical needs, but as you may know that’s not all we do. Viscot Medical has a full selection of other disposable medical supplies including dental bibs, medical drapes, disposa...
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05.01.2015

Viscot Medical – Two inks. One marker.

Viscot Medical – Two inks. One marker.
Eliminate smudging and smearing with Viscot Medical's economical dual tip marker. The dual tip combines a surgical skin marker and a waterproof, smudge proof medication label marker into one: Ideal solution for writing medication labels and marking skin on the sterile field. ...
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04.24.2015

Viscot Medical – Durable yet gentle site marking solution

 Viscot Medical – Durable yet gentle site marking solution
Viscot Medical, a global leader in patient safety, introduces a new surgical site marking solution: the TAT Marker Durable - sufficiently permanent but easily removed post-op with an alcohol swab or transpore tape Visible on all skin tones - white background provides high visibility...
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04.17.2015

Testimonials: 04.17.15

"What I really liked was the thorough explanation of each product you offer, including the labels you went into depth on that one and I definitely needed that to read the info. And also, the supportive information is very helpful!” -Ecommerce Customer "Easy to navigate ...
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04.10.2015

[BLOG POST] FROM OUTPATIENT SURGERY NEWS: 5 Steps To Safer Sharps Handling

[BLOG POST] FROM OUTPATIENT SURGERY NEWS: 5 Steps To Safer Sharps Handling
"Make sure your staff understands the importance of these straightforward but effective ways to limit their risk of injury from scalpel blades, needles and instruments. They shouldn’t have to learn about sharps safety the hard way, like I did..." Read the full article here. ...
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04.03.2015

[BLOG POST] – New Website!

[BLOG POST] – New Website!
Viscot Medical is proud to share with you our updated website with plenty of new features! Compare up to 4 products at once by clicking on the icon of the double arrow below each product picture you wish to compare. Then scroll to the top of the page and click on “Product Compare,&r...
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03.27.2015

[BLOG POST] - Which Markers and Inks?

What types of markers/inks can safely be used to site-mark patients for surgery? From a medico-legal standpoint, only approved inks should be used to site mark patients for surgery. The vast majority of surgical skin markers utilize gentian violet ink. Despite claims by some surgical marker manu...
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03.13.2015

[Blog Post] AORN Event

Viscot recently attended the 2015 Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses event in Denver, Colorado. It was a huge success and we enjoyed being there! Our most popular products included: Soffzone Neutral Zone Tray- a red silicone tray that provides an easily recognizable neutr...
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03.06.2015

[BLOG POST] - Surgical Site Marking: Making a Better Mark

Removal of the surgical site marking during the scrub and prep phase is always a concern, since it is a requirement that the mark remain visible at the start of the actual surgery. The following actions (particularly the first) can go a long way towards improving the durability of the skin markin...
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