IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SurgiCount Medical, Inc., the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: PSTX, OTCQB: PSTX), today announced that use of its Safety-Sponge® System surpassed an estimated 100 million Safety-Sponges® successfully used in nearly 5 million procedures. Additionally, the company announced that current users of its solution include seven of the recently named 2012-13 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll.
"We applaud all of our users for their commitment to providing the highest standards of patient care and for helping us achieve this significant milestone," stated Brian E. Stewart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. "We would also like to take the opportunity to congratulate those customers of ours recognized by U.S. News and World Report on its 2012-13 Best Hospitals Honor Roll. It is with great pride that we count these hospitals among our users and that we have more users of our solution in this select group than all competing retained sponge solutions combined," continued Mr. Stewart.
The company also announced that the installed base of facilities using its Safety-Sponge® System grew to over 235, representing customer growth of approximately 140% since the beginning of 2012.
About Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. and SurgiCount Medical
Patient Safety Technologies, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary SurgiCount Medical, Inc., provides the Safety-Sponge® System, a solution clinically proven to improve patient safety and reduce healthcare costs by helping eliminate one of the most common errors in surgery, retained surgical sponges. The market leading solution to retained sponge prevention, the Safety-Sponge® System is currently used in over 230 facilities across the U.S., includi
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