How to SAVE MONEY with HotDog Patient Warming

https://youtu.be/U-pWjdaLI5E Warren Loken, Director of Data and Analytics at Augustine Surgical, details how to compare costs between forced-air warming blankets and the HotDog® Temperature Management System in this short video. You'll learn how you should be saving money on your patient warming costs. HotDog Patient Warming: The Safer, Cost-Efficient Solution for Surgeries HotDog vs. Forced-air [...]

By |2023-08-03T16:42:26-05:00August 3rd, 2023|

The Benefits of Buying American Made Medical Equipment (Part 2)

https://youtu.be/FpFmcsiw3kg In Part 2 of this two-part video, Ryan Augustine, Director of Engineering at Augustine Surgical, gives us 4 of 7 benefits of buying American Made Medical Equipment. 4 Benefits of Buying American Made Medical Equipment: Innovation: Augustine Surgical is a highly innovative company with over 200 issued patients. Improved Customer Service: Our customer service [...]

By |2023-08-09T12:47:24-05:00July 20th, 2023|

The Benefits of Buying American Made Medical Equipment (Part 1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Lm1C3iQMTg&ab_channel=HDPatientWarming Ryan Augustine, Director of Engineering at Augustine Surgical, gives us 3 of 7 benefits of buying American Made Medical Equipment in part 1 of this two-part video. 3 Benefits of Buying American Made Medical Equipment: Product Quality: America’s strict product safety and quality control standards ensure American made products are of high quality and [...]

By |2023-08-09T12:47:32-05:00July 14th, 2023|

Patient Temperature Monitoring and Automode with HotDog® Patient Warming

https://youtu.be/FlkkWmoihiM Dan Grewe and Jennifer Volkenant from Augustine Surgical introduce the latest, FDA-cleared feature available with the HotDog® Temperature Management System: patient temperature monitoring and automode. Learn more about Automode > Automode simplifies the delivery of care and maximizes the temperature management experience to aid both patient and clinician alike. Patients lose their ability to [...]

By |2023-07-13T10:17:55-05:00July 7th, 2023|

Top 5 Patient Warming Studies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8C6PVdVefd8 The Top 5 Patient Warming Studies that you need to know. This video includes a brief description of what makes each one important and can help inform important clinical decisions. Top 5 Patient Warming Studies: Forced-air warming is marginally effective (Sun et al), and HotDog Patient Warming is significantly more effective (Sugai et al). [...]

By |2023-06-14T15:04:55-05:00June 14th, 2023|

Patient Warming in Outer Space

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YRImi0HJMI&ab_channel=HDPatientWarming International Space Station HotDog Patient Warming is used in outer space aboard the International Space Station. Learn why HotDog meets the unique challenges in a micro-gravity environment and how that applies to patient temperature management on earth! For more about the strange thermal challenges of life in space, click the link below for an [...]

By |2023-06-14T14:53:09-05:00May 30th, 2023|

How We Make the World’s Best Flexible Heaters

https://youtu.be/IWLvcS8atXg Want to see how to make HotDog Patient Warming products? Of course you do! We consider these to be the the world's best flexible heaters. Come behind-the-scenes with this short video to see the steps involved in creating a safe/effective medical device. The lean process appears very simple, but there is a lot of [...]

By |2023-05-30T14:43:58-05:00May 16th, 2023|

International Demand and Distribution

https://youtu.be/nJ6eSQeUhuI The HotDog Temperature Management System is currently available in 45 countries. Clearly, there is worldwide demand for sustainable, effective, affordable, air-free patient warming. Unintended hypothermia is a major contributor to negative outcomes for surgical patients. Therefore, a trusted patient warming system is critical. In this video, we are with our Australian partners, Lateral Medical, [...]

By |2023-05-15T13:45:52-05:00May 12th, 2023|

How to Fix Some Medical Supply Chain Problems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aXfnjVN4Q8 Dr. Augustine shares his thoughts on current medical supply chain issues with specific focus on patient warming, where backorders and supply delays are a consistent and recurring problem. Reusables are a reliable solution for some supply chain shortages in healthcare, especially for non-sterile products. Part 1: Why Disposables? (0:31 - 1:21) Part 2: The [...]

By |2023-05-15T13:45:57-05:00April 28th, 2023|
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