Applied Medical News
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: APIC - Reducing SSI: Take Action with Evidence
June - Applied Medical hosted Reducing SSI: Take Action with Evidence, the fourth of the Symposium Series, with over 150 attending. A panel of healthcare professionals discussed how a successful infection prevention program involves a multidisciplinary, collaborative team committed to evidence-based interventions. Speakers presented a thorough review of SSI bundles and discussed the successes of bundle development and implementation at their facilities. Materials from this Symposium Series, including study summaries and presentations, are available at www.stopwoundinfection.com.
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: ACS - Reducing SSI: What Can You Do Differently Tomorrow?
October - On October 1st, Applied hosted a symposium, "Reducing SSI: What Can You Do Differently Tomorrow?" Over 70 attendees gathered before the opening ceremony of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress to learn more about evidence-based practices to reduce SSI, such as care bundles, teamwork and wound protection. This symposium has provided a great educational forum for ACS to bring to light the hot topic of SSI, and more importantly, effective implementations to protect their patients. Materials from this symposium, including study summaries and presentations, are available at www.stopwoundinfection.com, a comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals interested in learning more about the prevention of SSI.
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: APIC - Reducing SSI: What Can You Do Differently Tomorrow?
June - On June 6th, nearly 300 infection preventionists attended the APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) symposium "Reducing SSI: What Can You Do Differently Tomorrow?" sponsored by Applied Medical. A panel of leading surgeons and healthcare professionals discussed the scope of the surgical site infection issue, as well as clinically proven infection prevention methods such as bundles, wound protection, teamwork, mechanical bowel preparation and antibiotics. Materials from this symposium, including study summaries and presentations, are available at www.stopwoundinfection.com, a comprehensive resource for healthcare professionals interested in learning more about the prevention of SSI.
MEDIA FEATURE: Applied Medical Garners Spot in "Top O.C. Workplaces 2011"
December - Applied Medical has again been highlighted in the Orange County Register's list of Top O.C. Workplaces 2011. Applied was featured in the "Large" company category, which included businesses with more than 1000 employees. To determine the rankings, The Register partnered with the independent firm, Workplace Dynamics, to anonymously survey thousands of employees from 119 companies across Orange County about workplace experience and company leadership. This is the 2nd time Applied has made the list as part of the top 10 large companies in the county.
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MEDIA FEATURE: Applied Medical Expands Team, Leads List of Device Makers
August- Applied Medical is featured as one of the largest medical device companies in Orange County, CA on the Orange County Business Journal's 2011 list of medical device makers. In the past year Applied increased its local team by 24% and added more than 350 team members worldwide. Applied continues to grow as it meets the healthcare community's increasing demand for innovation, value and choice in the marketplace.
AWARD RECOGNITION: Applied Medical Granted Premier Pinnacle Award
July - Applied Medical has been honored with a Supplier Pinnacle Award at Premier Inc.'s 2011 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition. The Pinnacle Award recognizes suppliers who have demonstrated operational and quality excellence, as well as a commitment to meeting the clinical and economic needs of Premier's members. Applied was chosen from a select group of 39 top performing organizations to receive the award, out of a pool of over 800 contracted suppliers.
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FACILITY EXPANSION: Applied Medical Adds Technology And Development Facility
July - Applied Medical announces the opening of a 52,000 square foot manufacturing and research facility. When fully operational, the multi-functional space will fulfill Applied's rapidly expanding research and operational requirements. This building brings the total square footage of Applied's Southern California headquarters to over 686,000 SF.
Applied's latest facility addition reflects the company's sustained growth as it continues to satisfy its customers' need for breakthrough technologies at a superior economic value. Since establishing its headquarters in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA in 2000, Applied has expanded its manufacturing space more than six-fold as it develops the next generation of medical devices for minimally invasive surgery.
Applied's significant investment in R&D and commitment to vertical integration has propelled Applied into one of the fastest growing laparoscopy companies in the country. Applied is now the second largest provider of trocars in the US, and holds market leadership in hand access laparoscopic procedures with approximately 85% market share (units).
Applied's rising presence in the marketplace has also led to significant team expansion. In 2010 alone, the company underwent a 14% team member increase. Applied has more than 2100 team members worldwide and over 1600 team members in Orange County. Applied is proud to be the largest employer in Rancho Santa Margarita and looks forward to being part of the community for years to come, as the company expands both locally and abroad.
FACILITY EXPANSION: Applied Medical Adds Manufacturing and Laboratory Facilities
MEDIA FEATURE: Applied Medical Growing Rapidly
October - Applied Medical is featured on the "2010 Fast-Growing Private Companies List," by the Orange County Business Journal. The article highlights Applied's remarkable 54.4% two-year revenue growth and its continued expansion. Over the past two years, Applied has increased the number of team members by approximately a third and remains the largest employer in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.
MEDIA FEATURE: Applied Medical Adds Jobs
MEDIA FEATURE: Applied Medical is a "Top Workplace"
FINANCIAL REPORT FEATURE: Applied Medical is City's Largest Employer