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Infusion Pump FAQs: What Patients and Staff Need to Know

Infusion Pump FAQs: What Patients and Staff Need to Know

Whether you're experiencing medical issues for the first time or you're new to the healthcare field, you'll need to understand the essential role that infusion pumps play in patient treatment. Let's take a closer look at some of the most common questions surrounding infusion pumps.

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Surprise Medical Bills

Surprise Medical Bills

By Ibby Smith Stofer

What if you had a medical condition that required you to undergo surgery and while you were recovering you received a bill for over $150,000? Or what if you had a heart attack and were taken by air ambulance from your favorite off-the-grid fishing spot? Would your insurance cover all of the bills, part of it, or none? How would you pay for any uncovered bills?

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How to set up an IV Infusion Pump: Things to Remember

How to set up an IV Infusion Pump: Things to Remember

IV infusion therapy is an important tool in the healthcare provider's tool kit. An IV infusion pump is one of the needed tools and the benefits it brings to patients is inestimable. It is necessary to know how to set up an IV infusion pump.

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3 Reasons to Choose Alaris Pumps

3 Reasons to Choose Alaris Pumps

The rate and amount of fluids that are given intravenously (IV) can be regulated in two ways: manually and by electric pumps. The most common type of IV fluid administered to patients is saline. Since the latter part of the 1960s, infusion pumps have been used in hospitals to dispense saline, medications, and other fluids to patients directly to their bloodstream by using an IV. The demand for infusion pumps is high. In fact, 86% of patients that are admitted to hospitals require them, according to the Material Services (MS) department at the University of Michigan Health Systems.

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Myth Management: Don't Believe These Common Myths About IV Pumps

Myth Management: Don't Believe These Common Myths About IV Pumps

What is the purpose of infusion pumps? This essential medical device is a necessity in any hospital or nursing home throughout the country. It's the primary way that medical professionals are able to deliver fluids to a patient in a controlled manner.

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Your Guide to Renting and Financing Medical Equipment

Your Guide to Renting and Financing Medical Equipment

In order to provide the highest quality of care to your patients, your facility needs to be outfitted with the best equipment available. However, a growing business may not always have the funds to purchase that medical equipment outright. Often, it's clear that the most cost-effective option may be securing financing for medical equipment or to consider hospital equipment rentals.

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