Blog featured in Modern Healthcare magazine

i Feb 11th No Comments by was honored to be interviewed by Modern Healthcare magazine for its article titled, Safety Advocates Push to Curb Hospital Surgical Fires, published in 2014. It was a Modern Health Care magazine article on surgical firecomprehensive look at fires in the operating room and what can be done to prevent them.

Articles like these draw attention to this important issue.  Please take a moment to read and determine if your organization can do more to prevent life-changing injury from preventable fires.  As a consumer, be sure to ask your health care providers about the risk of fire during your surgical procedure. is a partner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Safe Use Initiative which collaborates with physicians, hospitals and ambulatory centers to prevent surgical fires.  To learn more, visit