Olympus Announces New Endoscope Reprocessing Technology

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Olympus, a global technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions for medical and surgical procedures, announced today the market availability of the OER-Elite, its next-generation automated endoscope reprocessor (AER). Cleaning and reprocessing of endoscopes between cases is vital to patient safety, and postmarket research on reprocessing endoscopes shows that automation improves the effectiveness of this process.

The OER-Elite simultaneously cleans and disinfects up to two endoscopes in 28 minutes. High-level disinfection is accomplished using Acecide-C®, a peracetic acid-based disinfectant. The system also offers a cleaning cycle, using a combination of EndoQuick alkaline detergent and ultrasonic cleaning. Research shows that this combination is the most effective way to remove foreign matter from the endoscope surface.i

For more information about the OER-Elite, visit: medical.olympusamerica.com/oer-elite

“Infection prevention is critical to patient safety. With the OER-Elite, healthcare providers have an efficient and effective means to

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Olympus Introduces the OEP-6 High-Definition Printer and WM-NP3 Workstation

“Olympus has made its name in medical imaging, and as such it makes sense that we should bring our customers complementary solutions to easily organize and transport our powerful imaging equipment as well as print the highest-quality images for a range of important uses in delivering effective and efficient patient care,” said Randy Clark, President, Medical Systems Group, Olympus Corporation of the Americas. “We are pleased to make available important workflow solutions for our customers.”

The OEP-6 high-definition printer accurately reproduces HDTV images to produce superb, high-definition prints with excellent quality for endoscopist use during patient or colleague consults as well as detailed record-keeping. Its features and benefits include:

  • Fast Printing Output: Even at the highest image quality, the OEP-6 prints out a full-color image in just 29 seconds per sheet (A5 size), or 21 seconds in high-speed mode.
  • Digital Printing: The OEP-6 supports data input from PCs and
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