New Urology Products & Services

Dec 01, 2010

The newest urology products and services from Ethicon, Inc., Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc., the American College of Surgeons Health Policy Research Institute, Siemens Healthcare, the Turek Clinic, American Medical Systems, the Employers Action Coalition on Healthcare, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Sling device grants physiciansgreater control during insertion

For more information, visit http://www.ethicon360.com/.

For more information, visit http://www.calypsomedical.com/.

Web map displays county-by-county shortages of surgeons

Washington-The Surgery Workforce Atlas is a new interactive, Web-based map from the American College of Surgeons Health Policy Research Institute that offers a county-by-county look at where surgeon and other physician shortages exist in the United States. The map shows the per capita levels for general surgeons, all surgical specialties combined, total physicians, and primary care physicians by state and county throughout the U.S. It can be found at http://www.acshpri.org/atlas/.

For more information, visit http://www.facs.org/.

Urinalysis systems offer connectivity, quality control

Erlangen, Germany-The Clinitek Status Connect urinalysis system features flexible connectivity options to enhance testing overnight and streamline data management for hospital- and office-based urine testing. The system integrates point-of-care urinalysis data into electronic medical records, laboratory information systems, or via point-of-care data management systems, according to manufacturer Siemens Healthcare. In addition, Siemens' Clinitek Status Analyzer includes several new data integrity and quality control features to provide enhanced clinical information and quality control for point-of-care urinalysis testing. Features include Auto-Checks that help ensure the accuracy and quality of test results, including an automatic humidity check on each test trip and automatic test strip identification.

For more information, visit http://www.siemens.com/healthcare/.

Web site offers information on sexual health, infertility

San Francisco-The Turek Clinic recently unveiled a new Web site dedicated to educating men on sexual health and male fertility problems. The site provides information on topics ranging from vasectomy and vasectomy reversal to sperm retrieval and testicular mapping. It also discusses potential causes of male infertility, male infertility tests, and treatments.

For more information, visit http://www.theturekclinic.com/.