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Obesity in America: The impact on Wound Care

Citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter and the United States is leading the charge, an organization of leading economies said Thursday in its first ever obesity forecast. Three out of four Americans will be overweight or obe...
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Disinfectants And Cleaners May Discolor Soft Vinyl Upholstery

Leading manufacturers of equipment, vinyl upholstery and surface disinfectants have discovered that a combination of enhanced cleaning protocols requiring the frequent use of cleaners and disinfectants, soft vinyl materials, such as vinyl upholstery, vinyl cur...
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HOPDs cost Medicare 164% More

Colonoscopies cost Medicare 164 percent more when they're performed in a hospital outpatient department rather than independent physician offices, according to a report released last week by Physicians Advocacy Institute and Avalere. The study compares Medi...
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Cataract Surgery Makes Major Move to ASCs

The percentage of cases performed in ASCs increased from 43% to 73% between 2001 and 2014. [caption id="attachment_3072" align="alignleft" width="300"] Future woman with cyber technology eye panel concept[/caption] Cataract cases are moving from hospital...
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Choosing the Right Ophthalmic Chair

Before you buy your next ophthalmic stretcher bed, table or chair, MTI would like to have you consider all the details. Here is some friendly advice to help your next purchase be successful. Q: How comfortable is the arm and body position? A: MTI's...
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Choosing the Right Exam Chair

Choosing the right Chair, is one of the biggest investments and decisions you will ever make! There are so many choices to consider before buying your next chair:   What manufacturer do I buy from...MTI, Midmark, Brewer, UMF, Hill, Dexta and B...
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Husband and Wife Dental Teams

When a husband and wife own and run a dental practice together, they often liaison at work in a multiplicity of ways, from the initial planning stages, decorating, and buying dentist equipment, to working in adjoining cubicles (as co-dentists, dentists/periodo...
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MTI wins Manufacturng Award

Jeff Baker started his own company, MTI, or Medical Technology Industries, Inc. in 1999 after having worked in the healthcare field for twenty-seven years. (He was the Vice President of The HealthChair Group’s DMI® medical division for two years after havi...
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Tools for the Trade

MTI, a manufacturer of medical exam and surgery chairs, has the tools that podiatrists, wound care clinics, and hospital wound care centers are looking for. Introducing the 527 and 527W: Capacity to lift an astounding 650 lbs (Model 527) or 800 ...
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Choosing the Right Podiatry Chair

Before you buy your next podiatry chair, MTI would like to have you consider all the details. Here is some friendly advice to help your purchase be successful. Q: Do you sit for examinations or procedures? A: If you sit for procedures, then save so...
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Avoid Injuries

Healthcare workers, such as nursing aides, nurses, health aides, radiology technicians, and therapists are the leading group of people when it comes to losing the most time at work because of back pain, and this is partially due to their having to move patient...
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MTI Partners with Attainia

Salt Lake City, UT (March 1, 2010) – Medical Technology industries, Inc. (DBA: MTI, Inc.), a manufacturer of surgery and exam chairs and tables, treatment cabinetry, stools, and accessories for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has signed an a...
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Medical Equipment Going Green

Over the past few years with the increasing cost of energy and the push to become "green," that is, use energy, healthcare facilities have been becoming more energy efficient. Eliminating mercury, energy-efficient systems, and integrated design of facilities a...
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What are Wound Care Specialists?

Wound specialists are health care professionals who have been trained in the care and treatment of all types of wounds, acute and chronic. Among the most commonly treated wounds are those sustained from an acute injury, surgical wounds, diabetic w...
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Top 3 Wound Healing Tips

Honey can be a great addition to any wound care regimen. Wound healing can be a rather complex process. It involves any number of steps – from dressing the actual wound to repeat applications of oils and ointments – as you work to avoid any serious inf...
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Wound Care Signs & Symptoms

Wound Signs and Symptoms The most common symptoms of a wound are pain, swelling, and bleeding. The amount of pain, swelling, and bleeding of a wound depends upon the location of the injury and the mechanism of injury. Some large lacerations may n...
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What is a Podiatrist?

What Is a Podiatrist? A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (DPM), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon. Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and related structures of the leg. What Are the Qualifications of a ...
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Board Certified Physicians

Our everyday observation tells us that the primary function of hair follicles is to produce hair. That's the function we care about because it has the most immediate and visible benefit to us. Scalp hair is an important cosmetic element in the image we present...
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Top 10 Foot Problems

Achilles Tendinitis Irritation and inflammation of the tendon that attaches to the back of the heel bone. Achilles tendinitis can be caused by improper warm up or overtraining. Can be treated with ice, rest, aspirin or anti-inflammatory medications. Ch...
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