New Urology Products & Services

April 30, 2013

The latest products and services from Advanced Meditech International, Inc.; Vitacon US, LLC; Pocket Nurse Enterprises; the American College of Surgeons; and Physicians Interactive.

Anesthesia device eliminates needle use during vasectomy

Little Neck, NY-The No-Needle vasectomy device, or “MadaJet,” eliminates not only the use of a needle during vasectomy, but also much of the anxiety that men associate with the procedure, according to manufacturer Advanced Meditech International, Inc. The pen-sized applicator uses pneumatic pressure to deliver a virtually painless, deep-tissue injection of local anesthetic into the scrotum.
For more information, visit www.vasectomystore.com.

Strategic alliance brings bladder scanner to education market

Minneapolis-Vitacon US, LLC has announced a strategic alliance and national distribution agreement with Pocket Nurse Enterprises in Monaca, PA. Vitacon recently introduced the VitaScan LT Bladder Scanner and has now aligned with Pocket Nurse to market the device to U.S. health care educators and medical simulation labs. VitaScan LT enables real-time bladder volume measurement in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care with a new price point, according to Vitacon US. The device operates via USB, providing nearly limitless storage and data connectivity. VitaScan software uses intelligent targeting algorithms, enabling personnel with limited training to obtain accurate measurements in seconds.
For more information, visit www.vitacon.com.

American College of Surgeons book outlines lessons in improving qualityChicago-The book, Inspiring Quality Tour: Lessons Learned in the Pursuit of Quality Surgical Health Care, summarizes the findings of an 18-month effort by the American College of Surgeons to create a national dialogue about surgical quality and patient safety through a series of ACS Surgical Health Care Quality Forums around the country. The book outlines six lessons that stood out as keys to continuous quality improvement, including “quality improvement is the future of medicine,” “quality is measurable,” and “high-quality data is essential for quality improvement.” Hard copies of the book will be made available to ACS members and policymakers, and it is also available for download at www.facs.org/quality/lessonslearned.html.
For more information, visit www.facs.org.

iPad app provides customizable physician informationMarlborough, MA-The Omnio iPad application connects clinicians to comprehensive drug and disease references and calculators, according to developer Physicians Interactive. Its free content includes drug look-up, dosing recommendations, medical calculators, drug interaction, formulary information, disease reference materials, curated specialty news feeds, and more. All offerings are personalized by profession and specialty to identify the most relevant resources from publishers, peers, and professional associations.
For more information, visit www.omnio.com.