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It’s Time to Tighten Your Financial Belt

It’s Time to Tighten Your Financial Belt

By Madeline Cheney

The economic impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt around the world. This April, the unemployment rate increased by over 10%, causing significant financial hardship to millions across the country. Coupled with the fact that 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in a savings account – despite savings accounts being the preferred way to save money – the rapid unemployment spike is a significant cause for concern.

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6 Factors to Consider When Organizing for Hospital Equipment Rentals

6 Factors to Consider When Organizing for Hospital Equipment Rentals

The previous two record-breaking flu seasons, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic, have pushed most hospitals’ capacity to the limit. The average hospital will own or rent over 35,000 SKUs of equipment at any one time. However, the pandemic has caused shortages of vital medical equipment as the numbers continue to surge. Industry experts suggest hospital equipment rentals may help alleviate the short supply of necessary medical pumps through the fast acquisition of those readily available in the market. Here are six factors to consider when renting medical equipment.

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How to Cope When Everything Seems to Be Going Wrong

How to Cope When Everything Seems to Be Going Wrong

By Dani Vaughan

Dealing with stress and changing situations is something that we will always have to deal with. As we move throughout life, our circumstances are constantly changing. Stress is something that will be a part of our lives and can fluctuate from minimal levels to more extreme. Coping with stress and being able to continue to function in our daily lives is extremely important as part of our mental and physical health.

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16 Outdoor Activities to Do While Social Distancing

16 Outdoor Activities to Do While Social Distancing

By Madeline Cheney

With the weather warming up and many stay-at-home orders beginning to be lifted, millions across the country are understandably itching to get out of their houses. Not only is being outside and under the sun fun, but it also yields a lot of benefits. Some of these benefits include reduced fatigue, increased immunity, reduced stress, and even reduced mental health issues. Soaking in some rays also boosts vitamin D, which boosts energy.

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Reasons to Embrace More Efficient Infusion Systems at Your Facility

Reasons to Embrace More Efficient Infusion Systems at Your Facility

In the United States of America, over 10,000 citizens reach the retirement age of 65 daily. Sound healthcare systems in the form of excellent expertise and efficient equipment help ensure that aging patients and many others receive the type of care they deserve. The invention of the infusion system has been a game-changer in how healthcare facilities deliver fluids, medications, blood, and blood products to their patients. Hospitals can now use an infusion system to provide accurate and consistent flow rates, more so for high-alert medications.

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How to Set Up a PCA Pump

How to Set Up a PCA Pump

By Dani Vaughan

PCA pumps are one of the many different types of infusion pumps on the market today. These pumps are commonly used in hospitals and clinics to help manage pain in their patients. Since pain medication is one of the most common drug types used in PCA pumps, ensuring the safety of the patient is extremely important.

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