Surgical Systems & Instruments, Inc. (SS&II) Release: Two South Florida Hospitals Select Novel Radio Frequency Detection Technology to Aid in Prevention of Retained Items in Surgery
12/21/2010 10:04:29 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Good Samaritan Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center, are the first two hospitals in South Florida to use radio-frequency (RF) detection technology in their operating rooms. The RF Surgical Detection System is designed to help surgical teams prevent and detect foreign items inadvertently left inside a patient during surgery. Good Samaritan and West Boca are implementing this technology, as an adjunct to the standard practice of manual counting, in an effort to enhance patient safety in all surgical suites at the two hospital systems.