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4 Key Safety Features to Look for When Buying Infusion Pumps

4 Key Safety Features to Look for When Buying Infusion Pumps

In a study conducted by the Material Services Department at the University of Michigan Health Systems, around 86% of patients who are admitted to a hospital requires an IV infusion pump. To meet this high demand, it’s crucial for hospitals to maintain a stock of the most reliable equipment. Thus, it’s important to know which features IV infusion pumps need to have in order to deliver the highest level of care.

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Eliminate Errors with Alaris Smart Infusion Pumps

Eliminate Errors with Alaris Smart Infusion Pumps

Infusion pumps have been in use in hospitals and other healthcare facilities for several years now. They are far more common than the manual system of administering IV fluids. If you do not have one, then you should acquire an infusion pump for your healthcare facility immediately.

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What Impacts the Sale of Medical Equipment and Software?

What Impacts the Sale of Medical Equipment and Software?

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Selling medical devices and software to healthcare providers can be challenging in times of reduced access to capital funds. The shift to outpatient surgery and care, reduced reimbursement, and patients bearing higher medical costs all impact where capital comes from and how it will be spent.

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3 Major Types of Infusion Pumps

3 Major Types of Infusion Pumps

Infusion pumps are devices used to deliver fluids into a patient's body. The use of infusion pumps has been around since the late 1960s. These devices provide both medication and nutrients in controlled amounts. These tools are usable in all medical facilities for treatment purposes, and they are operated by professional medical practitioners, who know how to program the duration and rate of fluid delivery.

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Why You Should Consider Renting Medical Equipment before Buying

Why You Should Consider Renting Medical Equipment before Buying

Technology has led to various medical equipment inventions, thus leaving nurses with limited time to learn about the uses of this equipment efficiently. Battery failure, software defect, inadequate knowledge of using the device are some of the reasons why IV infusion pumps fail. Unfortunately, incorrectly administering intravenous infusion fluids can lead to medical injuries. Nonetheless, there are ways of preventing such errors.

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A Quick Look at the Role of the Healthcare CFO’s World

A Quick Look at the Role of the Healthcare CFO’s World

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Read any job solicitation for a healthcare CFO, and you may be surprised where the traditional backroom accounting functions fall in the list of required skills, experience, and responsibilities. As healthcare facilities have faced ever-changing reimbursement, consumerism, and shift towards performance-based pay, the CFO role has become more complex. Today’s CFO is now the manager of traditional functions while being an integral member of the leadership team and ally to the CEO.

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