RF Surgical Systems, Inc. Release: University of Kentucky Implements Radiofrequency Detection Technology To Prevent Retained Surgical Sponges

LEXINGTON, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UK HealthCare today announced the system-wide adoption of adjunct detection technology to protect patients against the potential risk of retained surgical sponges with the implementation of the RF Assure® Detection System in all operating rooms. In addition, UK is utilizing the first technology specifically designed for the prevention of retained surgical sponges in labor and delivery, the RF Assure® Delivery System.

“Our customers are acknowledged leaders in leveraging innovative technologies to improve quality of care and patient safety,” said John T. Buhler, CEO of RF Surgical Systems, Inc. “Using the RF Assure products instills hospital staff with the assurance of a state-of-the-art protocol for the detection and prevention of retained surgical sponges.”

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