Author: Courtney Wilkins

If you are a hospital that performs robotic surgery with Intuitive Surgical's da Vinci Xi, Si, or Sp robots, you know that their instruments don't last forever. In their IFUs, Intuitive Surgical has specified a maximum for both surgical-uses (surgical procedures performed) and reprocessing cycles...

The RhinoGuard is an atomizer tip cover designed to be placed on the end of a DeVilbiss atomizer. It is commonly used in ENT clinic settings to administer a numbing and nasal decongestion agent during nasopharyngoscopy procedures. The RhinoGuard’s unique disposable cover design reduces splash-back...

Vaporized hydrogen peroxide has quickly become the leading method for terminal sterilization of reusable medical devices. While the technology around this sterilization modality is not new, many of the top equipment manufacturers continue to improve both capacity and cycle time. This is true with the...

Developing new devices like surgical instruments is exciting. Going through the varying phases of development in preparation for market introduction can be lengthy and arduous but rewarding when the true impact to patient care is witnessed. Unfortunately, we have experienced a missing piece of the...

The Denver Splint was invented in 1978 by Dr. Ronald Shippert, an ENT and Cosmetic Surgeon in Colorado, USA. Dr. Shippert invented the splint to stabilize his patients' noses after rhinoplasty surgery. The Denver Splint Series 1500 that was originally released to the public was the...

InstruSafe® Instrument Protection products are designed to protect surgical instruments throughout the entire use cycle. InstruSafe's updated single scope tray design for da Vinci Xi® endoscopes was developed in collaboration with Intuitive Surgical Inc.® to offer the best fit possible. It has the very same plaques your...

Before you read the wonderfully crafted guest blog by Jeff Swanson below, we recommend you read our first CycleTrak blog that introduces the product and gives an overview of the robotic module as a whole. If you want to get right into it, see below...

InstruSafe®️ Instrument Protection products are designed to protect surgical instruments throughout the entire use cycle. InstruSafe's newest product, the CycleTrak Robotic Module, is the first and only system on the market that allows sterile processing professionals to track individual reprocessing cycles for all robotic instruments and accessories. Developed...

Face masks can be scary to some kids - here are some tips and tricks to get them through.Masks are only for children over 2 years old. Children under 2 should never wear a mask. Let them pick it out Find their favorite color or cartoon character...

[layerslider id="23"] InstruSafe® Protection Trays are designed in collaboration with Intuitive Surgical® the maker of the da Vinci® Surgical System. InstruSafe is the number one source for trays for da Vinci worldwide due to our innovation and our dedication to providing the most comprehensive solutions on...

[layerslider id="22"] Homemade Ice Cream in a Bag What is Summer without ice cream? Have you ever made it in a bag? Nostalgic to some – this simple 5 ingredient, 20-minute vanilla ice cream recipe is something to be sure to try during the summer. Hey, we...

[layerslider id="21"] At Summit, we value the sense of community and seek to help our local businesses as we enhance our local economies. We are to proud to say that our face shield manufacturing partners are local and support made in USA manufacturing. Here are just...