Lab Kits & Swab Customization: What to Know Before You Buy

Oct 21, 2015 10:18:58 AM

Did you catch our previous post about how to decide whether customization is right for you? If not, we recommend you check out that post before diving into the specifics discussed here. 

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Topics: Media Transport Systems, Medical, Diagnostic, Forensics, Health and Beauty, Controlled Environments

Puritan Helps Develop Innovative Product for Cryotherapy Treatment

Jul 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Recently, Anusha Gandhi, Puritan’s Director of Sales for the West Region had a chance to collaborate with Nuance Medical’s CEO, Marc Lieberman, and COO, George Walker II, at their headquarters in Carlsbad, CA.

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Topics: Puritan, Medical

Puritan Donates Swabs to Leonberger Health Foundation

Jul 2, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Recently, Puritan’s Director of Sales – Northeast Region, Ashley Buttice, had the rare opportunity to work with the Leonberger Health Foundation and President Caroline Bliss-Isberg, at the foundation’s annual National Specialty event which took place in Frankenmuth Michigan earlier this year. To facilitate their noteworthy efforts, Puritan provided them with a collection of swab samples to use for collecting DNA from the cheeks of the Leonberger dogs they care for.

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Topics: Puritan, Medical, Veterinary

Puritan Flavored Tongue Depressors For Pediatrics and More

Apr 16, 2015 10:55:17 AM

Here at Puritan, it’s our mission to produce a wide variety of top quality single-use products that make everyday procedures easier for healthcare professionals and their patients. We know that a trip to the doctor, even just for a simple check-up, can be a stressful time for parents, because their kids are overwhelmed by the experience, and fearful of the applicators and tools used to check their vitals. To make visits to the doctor a little easier for kids and parents alike, Puritan developed flavored tongue depressors in fruity, enjoyable flavors like strawberry, cherry, and grape. We knew they would be an instant favorite of young patients, but we were happily surprised to learn how valuable these products could be for other industries too!

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Topics: Medical

Puritan® DM Stick Wound Measurement Device Is Now Even Better!

Apr 9, 2015 9:00:00 AM

In hospitals, senior homes, and other healthcare facilities, wound care is extremely important. Improper wound care can lead to infection, resulting in serious medical conditions, therefore, immediate wound analysis and measurement is imperative to the health and safety of patients and practitioners alike.  For these reasons, the need for a disposable device to aid in wound measurement was undeniable. In 2001, this need was met in the form of a patent created by long-term care providers and inventors, Davis and Mangel, who developed a disposable, foam-tipped wound measurement device.

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Topics: Medical

Stay Safe and Informed in 2015’s Measles Outbreak

Feb 12, 2015 12:00:00 PM

2015’s Measles Outbreak

Here at Puritan, it’s our mission to inform and educate our readers and customers during times of national crisis, including outbreaks and endemics of highly contagious viruses. Not only are we committed to sharing our wealth of information, but also to producing the highest quality, American made, single-use products that facilitate the identification and diagnosis of the viruses that impact our country. Today, we focus on measles, a virus which was officially eradicated in 2000, but which has made a resurgence in 2015’s growing outbreak. Since the factors contributing to the current measles outbreak are numerous, it is important to focus more on measures to take in order to help quell the spread of this dangerous virus.

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Topics: Flocked Swabs, Media Transport Systems, Medical

Puritan Celebrates Women's Health

Jan 28, 2015 11:15:00 AM

January is cervical health awareness month, and a great reminder for women everywhere to begin 2015 with a renewed commitment to their health and wellness.

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Topics: Medical, Diagnostic

Medical Swabs: How to Choose the Right Tools

Nov 7, 2014 2:48:37 PM

From specimen collection and wound treatment to equipment maintenance and medicine application, medical professionals perform a range of duties every day; each calling for a different set of tools. 

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Topics: Flocked Swabs, Medical

How to Collect a Nasopharyngeal Swab Specimen for Flu Testing [VIDEO]

Oct 17, 2014 12:00:00 PM

It's the start of flu season. As North America's most trusted manufacturer of single-use-medical-products, we thought it was important to provide our clients with as much information as possible about flu testing best practices.

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Topics: Flu, Flocked Swabs, Media Transport Systems, Medical, Diagnostic

How AmeriCares Used 62 Cases of Puritan POC Swabs

Sep 22, 2014 10:03:30 AM

Last year Puritan donated 62 cases of swabs (weighing in at 749 pounds with a total value of $4,665) to AmeriCares. The organization, which provides essential medicines and healthcare supplies to vulnerable populations across the globe, especially values products that are versatile and appropriate for point-of-care applications. Here’s the total donation breakdown of healthcare swabs that Puritan sent AmeriCares: 

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Topics: Puritan, Medical, Diagnostic

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