Cancer + Entrepreneur = Cancerpreneur

Who’s driving the Medical Supply innovation bus? We were preparing to write an article about inventions which originated from a medical patient’s need. What’d we find? Not much. Bright ideas that start with a patient’s experience It’s curious. The actual end-users of...

Flowers Are For First Dates and Formals…

Not Surgical Patients It’s a well-meaning gesture and the first thing that comes to mind: sending something on a stem to brighten a bedside table. But the blooms will wilt, and the challenges of recovery can last for weeks. There’s a better way to help someone get...

Balancing Act

Suppose Houdini had Jackson Pratt drains… did he levitate them when changing clothes? Dr. Jackson & Dr. Pratt  The clever duo of Drs. Fredrick E. Jackson and Richard A. Pratt invented the Jackson-Pratt (JP) drain – a simple, yet critical tool for...

What is Attached to Me?

A very common question when you wake up with Jackson Pratt® drains… The importance of Jackson Pratt drains Following surgery, you may have drainage from the wound that needs to be removed to prevent fluid, hematoma, and/or abscesses from forming. Mostly, the...

How Can You Make Surgery Easier?

We know first hand that surgical procedures add to the difficulty of a cancer diagnosis. It adds new complexities, in spite of being critical to the patient’s survival. Often, surgeons implant surgical tubing with a suction bulb attached in order remove fluids...