Med One Blog

Rate Is The Bait

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In your experience with equipment leasing, you may look at leasing with a wary eye because of some of your past experiences. Some of those experiences may have even led you to believe that some of the questionable things you’ve seen are an industry standard. This may or may not be a fair assessment of the equipment leasing industry as a whole depending on what you’ve experienced and who you have worked with.

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Got an App for That?

Doctor Using Medical App

By Ibby Smith Stofer

That question is familiar and often rephrased by the younger generation to be either, we have, or we can get an app for that. What do they mean and why would we want to use an app when using charts, Excel and other proven methods have provided us with the answers to our supply dilemmas for years or perhaps decades?

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The Customer's Journey

Journey on Stagecoach

By Ibby Smith Stofer

The Customer’s Journey is a path every employee of every company should understand. They can even accompany their customers on the journey, at least virtually, by recreating the paths we ask them to take.

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Making Patient Safety a Global Reality


Alaris System Global Safety

By Ibby Smith Stofer

During National Patient Safety week this year, Med One Group was working with many U.S. based providers, and we were expanding our international presence to provide medical equipment that aides the clinicians in their mission of patient safety.

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Robots in the Medical Field

Medical Doctor Robot

By Ibby Smith Stofer

How can a hospital or healthcare facility improve sterility and potentially reduce hospital-acquired infections?

What device can aid in delivery of food, supplies to various departments or locations within the healthcare site?

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Can we prevent Rural Health Hospitals from disappearing?

Closed Hospital

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Growing up in a small rural community access to healthcare was and continues to be challenging for many Americans. In fact, over 25% of America’s population lives in what is considered by the census bureau to be rural America. However, less than 10% of US physicians practiced in these communities according to a 2010 report by the Office of Rural Health Policy. The projection of physician shortages varies from each source but as of 2014 and independent firm IHS forecasted numbers ranging from 46 to 90+ thousands. Shortages combined with the challenges of life in rural areas such as the lack of spousal employment opportunities, schools and lack of social and other desired community attractions make it difficult to project a bright future for our rural hospital systems. In fact, between 2010 and 2016, 80 rural hospitals (including 27 critical access hospitals) have shuttered their doors. That leaves many without essential access to inpatient, outpatient, and emergency medical services in their communities.

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