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Growth and New Beginnings in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is projected to flourish in the years to come driven largely by industries such as high-tech manufacturing, data storage, health care, bioscience, solar energy, tourism and hospitality. Analysts forecast continuing population growth in the Arizona Sun Belt and look for employment to keep pace, based to […]

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Home for the Holidays

Many people look forward to spending time at home with family and friends during the holiday season. At I.C. Medical, our company home and the heart of our business operations for nearly 30 years has been a building on Shangri La Road in Phoenix. Ioan And Elena […]

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FDA Clears I.C. Medical’s Advanced Surgical Smoke Evacuation System

Phoenix, AZ — (ReleaseWire) — 11/10/2017 –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has granted Phoenix-based I.C. Medical Company 510(k) clearance to market the Crystal Vision 450D in the United States on October 30, 2017. The Crystal Vision 450D is an “intelligent” surgical smoke evacuation device, with […]

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Are Surgeons Utilizing Surgical Smoke Evacuation Equipment- Why or Why Not?

Advances in technology have revolutionized health care delivery and brought immense changes to surgical practice. New OR protocols and breakthrough productivity tools, including sophisticated surgical smoke evacuation systems, have made surgical practice safer, more effective and more efficient. Yet adoption of new ideas and techniques does not […]

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Where Does OSHA Stand on the Issue of Surgical Smoke?

As far back as 1996, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identified surgical smoke as a hazard. In a survey fielded in 2011, NIOSH found that best practices to minimize exposure to surgical smoke had not been universally implemented and that local exhaust ventilation […]

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Become an Advocate for Safety in the OR

Nurses often work in settings where they are exposed to chemical, biological, and physical hazards. Among the most commonly identified perils for nurses are workplace violence, verbal abuse, musculoskeletal injuries incurred from lifting and patient transfers, needlesticks and sharps injuries, exposure to bloodborne pathogens, hand washing-related dermatitis, […]

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Is surgical smoke dangerous? Let’s look at the facts

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, noted American statesman and scholar, once famously said: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”   In our industry, there are those who contend that existing research doesn’t support claims about the dangers of inhaling surgical plume. Some go […]

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Safety is by Design at I.C. Medical Company

All I.C. Medical (ICM) equipment and accessories are designed with safety as a focal point. Beyond the essential function of removing surgical smoke and the toxic substances it harbors, the Crystal Vision smoke evacuator’s signature safety attribute is that it provides the surgeon with a “crystal vision.” […]

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Earn Continuing Education credits online – for FREE!

  Beginning June 1, 2017, I.C. Medical will offer an opportunity for nurses and allied health professionals to earn two continuing education credits through Pfiedler Enterprises by accessing a free educational study guide on the topic of surgical smoke evacuation. A link to the program will be […]

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Be sure to visit I.C. Medical’s Booth #1441 at the AORN Trade Show, April 2 – 4, 2017, Boston, MA

  There are lots of good reasons to attend the AORN annual trade show this April in Boston. For starters, it is a chance to gain knowledge and exposure to the latest industry trends, products and resources. The trade show offers many opportunities to participate in informational […]

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  • Growth and New Beginnings in Phoenix, AZ
    Growth and New Beginnings in Phoenix, AZ
    Phoenix is projected to flourish in the years to come driven largely by industries such as high-tech manufacturing, data storage, health care, bioscience, solar energy, tourism and hospitality. Analysts forecast continuing population growth in the Arizona Sun Belt and look...
    Read more
  • Home for the Holidays
    Home for the Holidays
    Many people look forward to spending time at home with family and friends during the holiday season. At I.C. Medical, our company home and the heart of our business operations for nearly 30 years has been a building on Shangri...
    Read more
  • FDA Clears I.C. Medical's Advanced Surgical Smoke Evacuation System
    FDA Clears I.C. Medical’s Advanced Surgical Smoke Evacuation System
    Phoenix, AZ — (ReleaseWire) — 11/10/2017 –The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has granted Phoenix-based I.C. Medical Company 510(k) clearance to market the Crystal Vision 450D in the United States on October 30, 2017. The Crystal Vision 450D is...
    Read more