Healthcare Industry News:  Safety-Sponge 

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 News Release - September 10, 2009

Patient Safety Technologies Signs Contract with Partners HealthCare, to Implement the Safety-Sponge(TM) System at Brigham & Women's Hospital

TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 10 (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Patient Safety Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: PSTX ) announced that it has signed a contract with Partners HealthCare and will be implementing its Safety-Sponge(TM) System at Brigham & Women's Hospital.

"Brigham & Women's has a long tradition of innovation and leadership in establishing the highest quality of patient care. We are proud of the patient safety research we have done together and excited to add them to the growing list of users of our Safety-Sponge(TM) System," stated Steven H. Kane, President and CEO of Patient Safety Technologies. "Adding yet another institution known for establishing industry practices further strengthens our unique position to become the standard of care for addressing one of the most common errors in surgery," added Kane.

About Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. and SurgiCount Medical, Inc.

Patient Safety Technologies, Inc., through its wholly owned operating subsidiary SurgiCount Medical, Inc., provides the Safety-Sponge(TM) System, a system designed to increase the standards of patient care and reduce healthcare costs by preventing the occurrence of surgical sponges and other items from being left inside patients after surgery, one of the most common errors in surgery. For more information, contact SurgiCount at (951) 587-6201, or visit www.surgicountmedical.com.


Source: Patient Safety Technologies

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