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How To Properly Clean a Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pump

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For proper device maintenance and accuracy, staff must receive adequate and thorough device training. This instruction should outline proper care and handling to ensure each patient gets sanitary and ethical medical treatments. Before and after prescribing a patient-controlled analgesia pump, it’s essential to complete appropriate cleaning techniques.

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Why More Hospitals Are Moving Toward Smart Technology

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Implementing technology in healthcare facilities is not new, but it’s advancing as science evolves. More and more hospitals are seeking new ways to optimize their working systems to provide established medical practices and retain positive patient outcomes. Let’s look at some key benefits of advancing smart technology within an organization.

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Med One and the Turner Smart-C Mini C-Arm

Med One and the Turner Smart-C Mini C-Arm

By Ibby Smith Stofer

When innovative technology and creative finance bring higher quality, lower costs, and better patient satisfaction to a facility, everyone wins.

The Med One Group and Turner Imaging Systems partnership brings true point-of-care imaging technology (Smart C) to healthcare providers in multiple settings. The partnership is a shared commitment to improving access to technologies that enhance quality, accessibility and meet both clinical and financial goals.

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Renting vs. Purchasing Medical Supplies: Which Is Better?

Renting vs. Purchasing Medical Supplies: Which Is Better?

Every time a facility dips into their budget to replace equipment and supplies, they suffer in another area of practice, and the costly impacts ultimately affect the patients. Many facilities can agree they prefer top-of-the-line technology to treat their patients but prefer acquiring these supplies through flexible and dependable payment options. Here, we compare renting versus purchasing medical supplies to determine the most suitable path.

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Infusion Pump Maintenance Tips You Should Know

Infusion Pump Maintenance Tips You Should Know

Many healthcare facilities understand the importance of maintaining equipment and following an ethical care plan. Patient outcomes are at risk without performing routine maintenance on infusion pumps and other devices. Here, we discuss some of the most practical tips for caring for infusion devices and ways to prevent downtime.

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3 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Retention

3 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Retention

The existing patient base of a healthcare network is a critical component to the financial success of a facility. It costs more to acquire a new patient than to retain the existing one. The happier the patient, the more likely they are to advocate for your caregivers and facility. Here, we discuss three ways hospitals can improve patient retention.

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What Is Strategic Planning in Healthcare

What Is Strategic Planning in Healthcare

The primary goal of a healthcare facility’s strategic planning process is to bring that specific facility in complete alignment with its objectives. Team members of all experience levels and their patients must work in cohesion with the facility’s care plans to create effective and valuable outcomes. Without a strategic plan of action, a facility can lose sight of its fundamental purposes, and patient outcomes suffer.

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4 Reasons Your Infusion Pump Is Having Performance Problems

4 Reasons Your Infusion Pump Is Having Performance Problems

The function of an infusion pump in healthcare practices plays a significant role in patient well-being. But, sometimes, these medical devices can fail to do their job correctly and put the patient and facility at risk. You should have the machine inspected, repaired, or replaced if this happens.

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3 Ways To Prevent Medical Equipment Downtime

3 Ways To Prevent Medical Equipment Downtime

Every minute a medical facility’s equipment experiences downtime, the quality of care that a patient will receive can decrease. Finding ways to prevent this can be the difference between life and death for some. There are instances where these occurrences are out of the control of the care givers, such as power outages, but understanding how to respond to ensure equipment stability is essential. Let’s discuss preventative actions and steps you can take in your facility!

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The Importance of Regular Medical Technology Servicing

The Importance of Regular Medical Technology Servicing

Continual and regular servicing of a facility's medical technology contributes significantly to the functionality and safety of their services. Failing to upkeep devices and technology can be the difference between life and death for a patient's outcome. With the help of outsourcing regular maintenance, you can ensure your facility is cost-effectively practicing the safest medicine.

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