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Enhancing Your Infection Prevention Strategy with Single-Use Packets

Infection control practices to reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a top priority for healthcare facilities across the nation, with about one in 31 hospital patients being diagnosed with at least one HAI on any given day, according to the CDC. Ultrasound is a critical diagnostic tool used every day in departments throughout the hospital, however,… Read More

How to Prepare for a Patient with a Propylene Glycol Allergy

Propylene glycol (PG) is often used in ultrasound gel formulations, but can also be found in personal skin care products like creams and lotions. Unfortunately, it is also known to cause minor skin irritation or allergic reactions in some individuals. If your patient suffers from a propylene glycol allergy, going to the doctor for an… Read More

Is it Time to Switch Medical Supply Distributors?

As a medical care provider, one of the most important relationships, outside of your relationship to your patients, is the partnership you build with medical supply distributors. From the gauze you carry to the beds your patients lie down in, every supply you carry at your clinic or hospital should be high-quality and reliable. In… Read More

Comforting a Patient With Medical Anxiety

Anxiety is a very common feeling for people as they enter a doctor’s office. Whether a patient is visiting you with a health concern or they are there to see an ultrasound of their growing baby, visits to the clinic can be a stressful experience. For some, the anxiety will be mild and quickly calmed… Read More

What Ultrasound Gel Does to Your Patient’s Skin

If the answer to the question “what does your ultrasound gel do to your patient’s skin?” is anything other than acts as a conductive medium by reducing air space between the patient’s skin and the ultrasound transducer, you are using the wrong gel! Because ultrasound sound waves have a difficult time traveling through the air,… Read More

Why Warmed Ultrasound Gel Should Be The Standard of Care

American healthcare in the 21st century has strayed pretty far from single facility hospitals where patients were forced by geography to seek care at the closest medical facility. Now, patients have rights and the ability to chose (to some degree) their medical provider and facility of choice. Healthcare is a multi-trillion dollar industry that, just… Read More

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The Next Generation of Acclimate® Gel Warmer is Here

Our newly redesigned Acclimate® Gel Warmers feature an LCD digital display, allowing you to monitor and regulate the temperature (95°F – 105°F). Available for single-use packets, multi-use bottles, and FlexPac®.