The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

The Importance Of The Thyroid To The Human Body

Most of us have heard about the thyroid gland, but we may not realize the vital role it plays in our bodies. Therefore, with the hopes of educating people about the thyroid, we would also like to help raise Thyroid Awareness throughout this month of January. Now, let us delve deeper into understanding the significance […]

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

National Family Health History Day / Thanksgiving

DID YOU KNOW THAT THANKSGIVING IS ALSO NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH HISTORY DAY? Thanksgiving Day is not only a time of gathering with friends and family to eat a sumptuous meal and count blessings. It’s also National Family Health History Day on November 26th. Family health history is a record of the diseases and health conditions […]

National Microtia Awareness Day: November 9th

National Microtia Awareness Day: November 9th

THE IMPORTANCE OF NOVEMBER 9th   Today Soma Tech Intl would like to dedicate today’s National Microtia Awareness Day by spreading awareness concerning microtia. This congenital abnormality defect in which the external part of a child’s ear is underdeveloped and usually malformed. The defect can affect one (unilateral) or both (bilateral) ears. Therefore, mark the […]

National First Responders Day 2020: October 28th

National First Responders Day 2020: October 28th

WHAT IS THE SIGNIFACANCE OF NATIONAL FIRST RESPONDERS DAY? Not all heroes wear capes. National First Responders Day on October 28th recognizes the heroic men and women who make it their priority to take immediate actions when disaster strikes. Designated by the US Congress back in 2017, the resolution honors the firefighters, police officers, EMTs, […]

World Patient Safety Day – September 17, 2020

World Patient Safety Day – September 17, 2020

Patient Safety Day World Patient Safety Day was created by World Health Organization (WHO) in May 2019 to be observed every year on September 17th with the goal of increasing public awareness and engagement, enhancing global understanding and spurring global solidarity and action to promote patient safety. Like most things in the world today, this […]

The Continued Effects of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Industry

The Continued Effects of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Industry

It’s been six months since COVID-19 turned the healthcare industry upside down, what comes next? To recap:  As of September 9th, 6,330,316 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the US according to Johns Hopkins and 189,733 have died.  During the initial surge of cases this spring, most hospitals and surgery centers were asked to […]

First FDA Approved Transparent Surgical Mask

First FDA Approved Transparent Surgical Mask

Transparent FDA Approved Full-Face Visible Mask Face masks and other coverings have become part of our everyday life since the Covid-19 pandemic started. Traditional masks and other coverings block faces and make it more difficult to see facial expressions and other visual cues that help us communicate with each other. Most experts agree that 70 […]

EKG vs ECG | What’s the Difference Between ECG and EKG?

EKG vs ECG | What’s the Difference Between ECG and EKG?

What’s the Difference Between ECG and EKG? ECG and EKG are abreviations for electrocardiogram. There is no difference between them. These abbreviations are used to both describe a test that measures electrical activity of the heart. ECGs and EKGs are tools used to detect a wide range of heart dysrhythmias. There are several different types […]

What is SpO2?

What is SpO2?

What is SpO2? (Pulse Oximetry) Pulse oximetry, or SpO2, has been increasingly in the public eye recently as some doctors are recommending their patients diagnosed with COVID-19 monitor their SpO2 levels at home.  So it makes sense that many people are wondering for the first time, “What is this SpO2?”  Have no fear, keep on […]

National Hydration Day | June 23 | 2020

National Hydration Day | June 23 | 2020

What is Hydration? Almost all forms of life, including humans require water for hydration. Water makes up about 60% of your body weight. Without water, our bodies have a desire to drink which is referred to as thirst. When there is a decline in the level of water inside your body it’s called dehydration. On […]