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Technological Questions Framing Modern Medicine

Technological Questions Framing Modern Medicine

Technological updates are helping healthcare and medicine advance at a rapid pace. Seeing the profound impact on human health and wellness has been, and continues to be, inspiring. As with innovations and advances in any field, there are risks associated with rewards.

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3 Smart Ways Hospitals Can Reduce or Control Costs

3 Smart Ways Hospitals Can Reduce or Control Costs

Hospital administrators are often tasked with reducing unnecessary costs to ensure their facilities can stay up and running. But knowing how to actually accomplish this goal can be daunting, at best. This often requires quite a bit of creative thinking, the following tips can make for a great start.

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IV Pump Maintenance: How to Properly Clean Infusion Systems

Cleaning Alaris 8100 IV Infusion Pump

For all kinds of healthcare facilities, IV infusion pumps are a patient essential. In fact, according to the Materiel Services department at the University of Michigan Health Systems, 86% of all patients admitted to hospital beds require infusion pumps. Syringe pumps and smart pumps are used in both medical centers and by patients in their own homes. But to keep these infusion systems working properly and keep patient health from being compromised, specific care and cleaning instructions must be followed. The following are some of those instructions.

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Programmable Infusion Pump Market Predicted To Expand Rapidly Through 2025

Programmable Infusion Pump Market Predicted To Expand Rapidly Through 2025

Since the 1960s, infusion pumps have become a fixture in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. But in the digital age, it makes sense that a higher-tech version would be more preferred. Due to field advancements, increased availability, and patient demand, the programmable infusion pump market is expected to expand rapidly through 2025.

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Maintaining Your Medical Equipment Purchasing Power

Medical Equipment Purchasing Power

By Ibby Smith Stofer

In times of declining admissions, patients becoming consumers, insurance companies dictating what services they will cover, increased competition, aging physical facilities, and minimal margins; the hospital market still faces additional challenges. The economic climate and monetary policies continue to cause healthcare providers to ask themselves, “Is now the time to act?” Should we accelerate acquisition or the replacement of medical equipment? And if so, what is the best finance option?

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Infusion Pump Glossary: Important Terms to Know

Infusion Pump Glossary- Important Terms to Know

When a medical professional needs to regulate the amount and rate of fluids given through an IV, there are two ways to accomplish this task. While the manual method has been in use for a longer period of time, the electric pump method has become the preferred technique since being introduced to the market in the 1960s. But even though hospitals and healthcare facilities use infusion pumps on a daily basis, not every staff member will be familiar with some of the terminology that pertains to this equipment. We've explained some of the most important terms in today's helpful glossary post.

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