Safety: the heart of Safety-Sponge and SAFE-T Lap products
Polyurethane teflon tag wicks away blood and fluids for easy scanning, and can be successfully scanned even with fluid present.
SAFE-T Lap’s barium strip plus radiopaque threads enhance x-ray detectability over barium strip alone
The average malpractice impact for retained surgical instruments, including corrective surgery, indemnity payments and legal costs, is $600,000 or $94.50 per procedure,12 whereas the SurgiCount System only adds an average of $8-$10 per procedure.13
Unintentionally retained surgical items, despite correct counts, is among ECRI’s 2016 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns and repeatedly remains the Joint Commission’s top sentinel event.9,29
Accounting for the status of each and every unique sponge.
Virtually limitless individual, aggregate and customizable reports.
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