The Road to Loaner Tray Chaos, How Did We Get Here and How Do We Move Forward?

The root of the chaos surrounding loaner trays stems from the physician’s dependency on medical manufactures. Medical sales representatives assist the surgeons with almost everything from providing actual instrumentation, to influencing the type and size of instruments used, to correct sterilization practices for sterile processing (a department in the hospital that oversees proper sterilization of […]

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Big Data? Big Deal!

Guest Blog by Nam Vo, UniteOR, CEO In recent times, I’ve received a number of interesting reads coming across my desk regarding Big Data in SPD that caused me to pause and ask myself, “What’s the big deal?” Too often big words and current terminologies are thrown around by pundits without experience or quite frankly […]

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Pac-man Returns?

Guest Blog by Nam Vo, UniteOR, CEO   Lately the image of Pac-man returns in my mind. If you remember the famous game, it was released in Japan by NAMCO in 1980…that’s 37 years ago! Times have changed. Now it’s streaming games via the web onto mobile devices and team player style. I can’t count […]

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BD and UniteOR Join Forces to Deliver an Integrated Tracking Solution for the Operating Room Setting

New Collaboration Aims to Provide Greater Visibility into Surgical Tracking and Loaner Tray Management FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 9, 2017 — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company and UniteOR, Inc., announced today the integration between BD’s IMPRESS™ instrument management system and UniteOR’s cloud-based surgical tray tracking and vendor […]

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UniteOR Partners with Redox to Integrate Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, and Major EHR Systems

The Partnership with Redox, the Market Leading Cloud-Based Healthcare API Platform, Will Help to Close the OR Scheduling Gap PORTLAND, OR, May 8th, 2017 – UniteOR, Inc., a leading cloud-based surgical loaner tray tracking and vendor management solution provider, announced today its cloud-based interface solution, the first of its kind in the market segment it […]

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One of Becker’s Hospital Review of “100 Great Hospitals in America” 2016 Selects UniteOR, Inc.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Newport Beach to Solve OR Challenges with Leading Loaner Tray Management Solution January 23rd, 2017 UniteOR, Inc., a leading cloud-based surgical tray management and tracking software, announces a partnership with Hoag Memorial Hospital Newport Beach after being selected as the solution of choice. Hoag will now have a complete consigned and loaner […]

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Addressing the Ramifications of Vendor/Loaner Trays on Perioperative Services and CSP Operations

With the growing population of adults needing total joint replacements and complex spinal procedures, come greater challenges for hospitals to manage loaned and consigned surgical instrumentation actos generic. There are significant management and accounting issues when utilizing a third party as a source for instrument trays. Constraints exist because there are multiple parties involved in […]

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UniteOR Appoints New Leadership to Drive Growth

PORTLAND, OR, November 28, 2016 — UniteOR, Inc. announced the appointment of Nam D. Vo as its new CEO, effective October 3, 2016, to lead the company in its transitioning to the next stage of growth. He succeeds Cameron Werschkul who was instrumental in the initial stage of the business and has left to pursue other […]

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Importance of Patient Outcomes

There are many ways to measure quality of care, but one avenue hospitals are increasingly trying to navigate is patient outcomes. Patients are the focal point of healthcare, so it is no surprise that big data is shifting in that direction. One of the largest determinants of patient outcomes is “patient reported outcomes,” measurements that […]

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The Best of Loaner Tray Management Learning Material

Every facility has them, and every facility has to deal with the nuances that come along with them: LOANERS! There has been article after article written describing best practices, highlighting issues and describing improvements in processes related to loaner tray management. I have compiled, what I believe to be, the best of the best.   Whose obligation is […]

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