MEDICAL I-PHONE APP
Webahn Inc, Lathrop Village, Mich, announces the launch of an iPhone Web-based application for its online electronic medical records (EMR) service, Capzule.com, an online service that provides electronic medical records to independent clinics. Capzule makes it possible for physicians to care for their patients while off-site. With the launch of the iPhone Web application for Capzule.com, physicians can now easily connect with their office via their iPhone. This new application provides physicians with greater flexibility in caring for their patients. They can review patient files on their mobile device, and provide quicker response times when away from the office. In addition, physicians can view messages, check their schedule, review charts, and write prescriptions. Physicians who treat patients in more than one location will greatly benefit from this new application, according to the company, as they can check on patients between hospital rounds, nursing home visits, and more.
SURGICAL MODELING SOFTWARE
The latest addition to the Sculptor line of 3D software applications by Canfield Imaging Systems, Fairfield, NJ, is Face Sculptor™ surgical modeling software, which allows surgeons to generate photo-quality, high-resolution VECTRA 3D models showing the results of rhinoplasty, chin augmentation, and more in incredible detail. The software features a simple graphical interface with intuitive modeling tools, pictorial icons, and slider bars; and the models can be rotated in space and viewed from any angle. Before-and-afters can rendered as a series of 2D views, and can be embedded in photo-quality printed reports for the patient or medical office file.
Canfield Imaging Systems
Alcanz International LLC, Sausalito, Calif, brings Thailand’s rich legacy of Eastern healing philosophies to the US market by introducing Pañpuri Inner Peace Body Butter. A light floral yet slightly spicy combination of tropical ylang ylang, turmeric, and olive protect, nourish, heal, and moisturize the skin while leaving users in a calm state of relaxation. Pañpuri products are perfume and fragrance free, and feature pure essential oils.
Alcanz International LLC
E-VAC SMOKE EVACUATION DEVICE
The E-Vac™, from New Leaf Medical Inc, Cleveland, is the latest advance in disposable electrosurgical suction technology to safely remove smoke plume from the operating room environment. The patent-pending accessory quickly attaches to the ES pencil and captures hazardous smoke, particles, and fluids directly at their surgical source before being released into the OR environment. The device accommodates a variety of electrodes, and requires no further modifications, electrode adapters, or additional surgical assistance to operate. Free samples are available.
New Leaf Medical Inc
BENEV Co Inc, Mission Viejo, Calif, offers BENEV® GF-DNA Serum, designed to diminish the signs of aging and sun damage by accelerating DNA repair and restoring the growth factors present in healthy, young skin. The unique GF-DNA formula contains human fibroblast conditioned media with multiple growth factors to restore youthful levels of regeneration and repair, as well as cotton extract and Arabidopsis thaliana extract to fight aging. The serum can be used daily to produce smoother, firmer, younger-looking skin.
BENEV Co Inc
CUSTOM POINT CALIBRATION SERVICE
Cosmetic surgeons using data loggers or chart recorders for environmental monitoring critical to ensuring drug safety and regulatory compliance can now use a new service for no-charge consultations on custom point calibrations best-matched to application requirements by Dickson Calibration Specialists, Addison, Ill. Custom point calibrations (also known as User-Specified Temperature Points) are specific points selected for calibration to ensure that a data logger or chart recorder is operating correctly in the operating range where it is typically used. Many data logger and chart recorder users do not realize that there are several options for calibration methods, and that it is important to ensure that the calibration method selected provides the validated and certified calibration standard that is required.
Dickson Calibration Specialists
MEGAVIEW LOUPE/LED MEGAVIEW
Vision USA, Cherry Hill, NJ, introduces the Megaview head loupe. The Megaview comes with three different interchangeable power lenses: 2X, 2.5X, and 3X. Also featuring a hoodless design, the Megaview allows the user to look around the lens when viewing. It’s much more comfortable and easier to use than conventional loupes. Each lens has a superwide field of view and has crystal-clear optics. It’s also available with a LED light source.
NPWT FOAM DRESSING KIT
The Advanced Wound Management Division of Smith & Nephew, Hull, United Kingdom, announces a foam dressing kit for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT). The new dressing kits will be launched in the market in the first quarter of 2009. The products offer a first to wound care professionals, in that they will give them the freedom to select either a gauze or foam wound interface from a single NPWT device manufacturer, according to the company. The new single-use foam kits will be supplied sterile and are available in four sizes.
The new kits are intended to be used in conjunction with Smith & Nephew NPWT systems to deliver negative pressure to wounds. Smith & Nephew NPWT systems are intended for patients who would benefit from a suction device and are appropriate on pressure ulcers, diabetic/neuropathic ulcers, skin flaps and grafts, and more.
Smith & Nephew Inc