Category Archives: Cyalume Blog

Does a Speculum’s Design Affect the Success of a Vaginal Examination?

Design is more than just aesthetic. Good design can accentuate the features of any tool, especially a medical device. A strategically designed medical device can positively impact a patient’s experience and a physician’s experience during an examination. More specifically, a vaginal speculum’s design has the power to facilitate a successful pelvic examination. The SpecuLume EZ, […]

How to Keep Medical Staff Happy and Improve Your Practice

Retaining skilled, hard-working medical staff can be challenging. No private medical practice wants to have to deal with high employee turnover, especially when the practice is struggling to maintain consistency. How can you ensure your high-performing employees will stay on board for the long haul? Keep your staff members content and satisfied with these key […]

The Dangers of Using Thermal Energy Batteries During a Vaginal Examination

Physicians need light sources they can trust during a vaginal examination. These light sources will illuminate the examination area in order to aid the physician, yielding more accurate detections and a streamlined experience. In the past, thermal energy batteries have powered a variety of medical devices. That being said, their reliability as a safe energy […]

Medical Innovations That Are Transforming the Way Gynecology Is Practiced

Innovation is more than just adaptation. When it comes to medicine, innovative practices have the opportunity to truly transform an institution and individual patient lives. Medical innovations can also impact unique specialties, including gynecology. Here are a few of the latest innovations revolutionizing traditional gynecology. Single-use devices Single-use medical devices are becoming increasingly popular among […]

Best Ways Your Medical Practice Can Be More Environmentally Friendly

Over time, medical practices have committed to diminishing their impact on the environment. Many eco-friendly initiatives can both help the environment and minimize office expenses. Championing sustainability throughout a medical practice, especially a gynecology practice, will inform your staff members and patients of your commitment to bettering the world and medicine as a whole. Implementing […]

What Are the Long-Term Benefits of Using the SpecuLume EZ?

Today’s medical landscape is rapidly changing. Physicians now have access to technology and equipment that can completely streamline traditional medical practices. With so many options on the market, medical devices need to be equally beneficial to both physicians and patients in order to stand out. One medical device projected to be the future of gynecology […]

How Chemiluminescence Is Influencing Modern Medicine

Chemiluminescent light is leading a new wave of technology that is impacting modern medicine. Cyalume Medical, a division of Cyalume Technologies, is revolutionizing the way gynecology is practiced with its SpecuLume EZ, the vaginal speculum featuring chemiluminescence. This single-use medical device provides vivid illumination using patient-safe, chemiluminescent technology. What is chemiluminescence? Chemiluminescence offers a safer […]

How Can Single-Use Medical Devices Help Small Practices Flourish?

Growing your medical practice, especially your gynecology practice, comes with its triumphs and challenges. You, along with other medical office managers, may struggle to balance the needs of staff members with inflexible budgets. Your staff needs resources to complete safe, comfortable, and successful patient visits. Your patients rely on staff members to be properly trained […]

What Are the Major Risks of Using a Metal Speculum?

The metal speculum has been used by physicians for hundreds of years. It is made of a sturdy material, and it is designed to be a reliable tool a gynecologist uses to conduct a pelvic examination. The metal speculum even boasts environmental and economic benefits, as it minimizes medical waste and seemingly reduces costs. Although […]

What Are the Hidden Costs That Stem from Sterilizing Medical Equipment?

Operating a medical practice can be expensive, and basic costs can quickly add up. Any medical practice, even a gynecologist’s office, will have fixed expenses. These will likely include employee payroll, office rent, various insurances, medical technology, and medical equipment. Advanced medical practices will try to incorporate supplementary costs, like marketing, professional development, or industry […]