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Barrie, Ontario,  April 15, 2016 – Southmedic Inc is a 2015 Platinum Club winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program, sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, National Post, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums. “Best Managed Platinum winners are amongst the elite Canadian-owned and managed companies. They have a proven track record of outstanding leadership, […]

Cheryl Hoerr, MBA, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, Director, Respiratory Services, Phelps County Regional Medical Center, Rolla, Missouri Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand and I will move the entire earth. Archimedes (c. 287 – 212 B.C.) The challenges imposed by healthcare reform are having an effect on the respiratory care landscape […]

CDC – Infection Prevention & Control Recommendations have recently been updated for healthcare personnel who enter a patient room with patients that are known or suspected carriers of the Ebola Virus Disease. The recommended precautions state that all persons who enter a patient room should wear at least gloves, a fluid resistant or impermeable gown, […]

Assessment of patient needs demonstrates the benefits and versatility of OxyMask. OxyMasks, simple adult oxygen masks, nasal cannulas, venturi masks, non-rebreathing masks…there are so many choices! But they all have the same purpose—increase FiO2 to correct arterial hypoxemia and decrease the workload that it places on the cardiopulmonary system. So which oxygen mask is best […]

“Get your latest news here!” used to be the cry heard on every city corner, but today, you’re much more likely to hear about fresh news and products online or by “word of mouth”. And while Southmedic likes to talk up our new products as much as the next manufacturer, we know that in the […]

The earliest tools and weapons were fashioned out of wood, bone, antlers, shells and stone as long as 1 million years ago, according to John Kirkup’s “Evolution of Surgical Instruments.” Medical knives and lancets dating back thousands of years have been found, including pointed flint knives for boring holes through the skull to release the […]

According to a FRCA Prone Positioning Anaesthesia Tutorial paper, “Since pressure equals force divided by area, care must be taken to ensure that small or vulnerable areas such as the eyes or nose do not bear a disproportionate load. Pressure can cause damage by direct pressure, or by occlusion to an arterial supply or venous […]

As an old business adage goes, “People do business with people because they choose to, not because they have to. They can always find others doing the same thing or selling the same product, it’s the personal connection that makes the difference.” That’s the adage SM Manufacturing—launched in 1991 as a division of Southmedic Inc.—lives […]

If you are a researcher or a veterinarian relying on improvised surgical restraint tools, Southmedic Inc. can help provide you with precise control at the touch of your fingers. The CD+Labs Small Animal Surgery System has been quite simply, designed to be the new standard for procedural manipulation during small or mid-sized animal surgery. The […]

Southmedic Inc. hears this type of feedback from OxyMask users over and over again. An open oxygen mask system with a unique diffuser pin technology, it continues to impress patients and practitioners alike. As a former ICU RN, Lee McDonald, CEO and President of Southmedic Inc., understood the issues facing practitioners and patients using oxygen […]