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The Most Reliable Tools Used Throughout Women’s Health Practices

Women should have access to knowledge, resources and tools that allow them to feel empowered about their health care. Medical technology and research continue to open the doors to more pertinent information about women’s health concerns and how we can better address them. Physicians everywhere are continuing to broaden their scope of knowledge and expertise […]

COVID-19 Today: How Is the Virus Affecting Gynecology?

Once again, due to the upswing of COVID cases many patients may find themselves having their routine, non-emergency medical appointments delayed. Medical professionals are having to navigate patient safety concerns with mask mandates, gloves and sanitizer (for both providers and patients) becoming even more of a mainstay in most medical offices and hospitals. Since it […]

How Cyalume is Building a Better Patient Experience

The patient experience is made up of many components and moving parts that all work together – technology, expertise, skilled healthcare providers and more. At Cyalume, we are dedicated to doing our part to create the best patient experience possible. Our 40 years of experience as a leader in chemical light solutions, and as an […]

Simple Cross-Contamination Prevention Tactics Your Medical Practice Can Instill

In a world where germs and contaminants are of utmost concern, medical practices should be keen on all attainable cross-contamination prevention tactics. From standardized sanitation to modern technology, medical professionals and facilities would benefit from implementing a safe and effective cross-contamination prevention strategy. Before diving in, it is important to understand how contaminants spread and […]

Why Your Practice Should Eliminate the Use of Reusable Speculums

Since the start of standardized women’s healthcare, clinicians have relied on reusable speculums to facilitate vaginal examinations. Reusable speculums are typically made of a sturdy material, like metal or surgical steel. Benefits to using reusable speculums include a reduced environmental impact and reduced material costs. Although these medical devices are still used by some women’s […]

Can Poor Lighting Affect the Success of a Pelvic Examination?

Proper medical lighting is necessary in order to conduct a successful vaginal examination. Ample illumination, seen through various light sources, is expected to illuminate the examination area in order to aid the clinician, streamline processes, and increase detection accuracy. Knowing this, clinicians must ask themselves if poor lighting can severely disrupt or completely deter a […]

Technological Advancements Designed to Fight Cross-Contamination Throughout Gynecology

The last decade has seen an intense shift in the use of technology throughout medicine. Digital systems and innovative devices have been integrated into everyday practices at women’s health facilities. This technology brings about many operational and administrative benefits; but perhaps the most relevant benefit of all is technology’s ability to help fight cross-contamination during […]

Which Features Matter When It Comes to Choosing a Speculum?

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Women’s health clinicians need to stock up on medical devices that promise an elevated performance and facilitate successful vaginal examinations. A speculum, the common medical tool used on female patients, should provide specific features that help streamline a standard pelvic exam. Which features matter when it comes to choosing a speculum to use throughout your […]

Top Questions Asked by Patients Before a Vaginal Exam

A routine vaginal, or pelvic, examination is conducted by a physician that will visually and physically assess a woman’s reproductive organs. Most exams will check the same organs. Healthline specifically states they will likely review the woman’s vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, etc. A standard vaginal examination can be conducted at a medical clinic, […]

What Are the Benefits of Using Chemiluminescence in a Medical Setting?

The light source activated by a non-toxic, user-safe chemical reaction, also known as chemiluminescence, is an ideal alternative to traditional lighting used in a medical setting. The key ingredients that ignite chemiluminescence are often stored in a plastic cartridge that can be easily transported and installed on larger medical devices. Best of all, chemiluminescent light […]