Our goal is...


retained sponges

The impact of a retained surgical sponge is felt by the caregivers, the facility and the patient.

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Operating rooms are hectic by nature. Staff workload is high and interruptions are incessant. The manual sponge counting process is cumbersome.

Distraction, multi-tasking, and time pressure can result in discrepant or false correct counts, eventually leading to the #1 never event - a retained surgical sponge.

11 retained sponges occur every single day. 1

It can take 10 or more minutes to find a missing sponge. 2

Blood loss is considered a “guesstimate.” 3

41% of a nurse’s workday is spent charting. 4



Our goal is zero retained sponges

SafeAir Compact








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Device 7
Top to bottom just in front of "cut" button
Side to side
Tip of the needle to end of pencil
Without tubing or wire
Without tubing or wire
Neptune SafeAir
0.488 in
0.488 in
7.50 in
14 gm
0.49 oz

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With a wireless reader, quantitative blood loss application, and EMR connectivity, SurgiCount+ is designed to simplify your workflow and ensure safety in your operating room.

Same promise, new product

Same promise, new product

Same promise, new product

Same promise, new product

Real-time assurance

  • Each sponge/towel is individually barcoded for 100% verification, so every sponge counted out are the exact ones counted in.
  • Reconciliations throughout case for status of each sponge at any point in time.

Technology that grows with you

  • WiFi capability enables real-time data transfer to server (hard-wired dock configuration also available)
  • Expandable technology platform applicable well into the future

SurgiCount Universal Reporting Tool (URT)

  • Database enables endless report customizations from individual cases to aggregated data
  • Demonstrates compliance to hospital policy or third-party best practices
  • Provides post-op accounting of each uniquely-identified sponge
Count and scan with confidence
Accurately quantify blood loss
Save time searching for missing sponges
Simplify workflow and streamline processes



Count us in on supporting a safer OR. Count us in on certainty when you need it most. Count us in on helping make zero retained surgical sponges the reality for you, your staff and your patients.



Journey to zero retained sponges

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Supporting your journey towards standardized Safe OR solutions.

Statistics regarding the impact of retained surgical items

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Provides an overview of the functions and capabilities of the URT database.

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How can we help you?

Together, our goal is zero. Partner with us today to start your journey.

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