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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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The Importance of Choosing the Right Infusion Pumps for Staff

The Importance of Choosing the Right Infusion Pumps for Staff

If you are running a medical facility, regardless of the size or type, then you know how important choosing the most dependable medical equipment is. When it comes to infusion pumps, this is no exception. Though you may have many different kinds of staff members and patients, the purpose of infusion pumps is to serve both groups equally. Staff members have a much easier time using infusion systems when the equipment is user-friendly, high quality, and dependable. Likewise, patients benefit in the form of increased comfort and quality of care. In this article, we will look at some of the ways your healthcare facility can improve from the right infusion pumps. We will then take a closer look at some of the best products available in today's market, such as the Alaris infusion pump. If you're looking to find the best infusion pumps, but you're not sure where to look or how to get started, then follow our simple guide below. Let's begin.

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4 Ways to Control Your Facility's Medical Equipment Acquisitions

4 Ways to Control Your Facility's Medical Equipment Acquisitions

After labor, the cost of medical equipment and supplies is the second-largest expenditure in your medical facility's budget. The average hospital owns or rents over 35,000 different medical devices at any one time. Managing these costs are the bane of many administrators' existence. On the one hand, medical facilities can only operate when they are financially secure. On the other hand, medical facilities cannot ethically or legally sacrifice patient safety. Here are four ways medical equipment acquisitions give you control over finances:

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