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What's Next in Healthcare?

Whats Next for Healthcare

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Good Morning America, we are going to have a new President. Here are a few questions many are now asking in the healthcare industry:

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Is Technology the Answer?

ICU Bedside Cluttered Hospital Room

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Is technology the answer to future efficiency and enhanced quality of life?

Technology has improved our productivity and satisfaction. It is difficult to imagine what our day would be like without a computer or smart phone. We use technology to communicate, discover answers, and send us reminders. These simple technological advancements are so ingrained into our process that we no longer see them as advancements.

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Reinvent Your Company as You Serve the New Healthcare

Doctor in facemask

By Ibby Smith Stofer

If you listen you will hear the rumble and roar of changing health care. These changes include the Accountable Care Act, price transparency, ACOs, IDNs, affiliations, mergers, electronic patient records, telemedicine, medical homes, and more. The world of health care is changing at record speed.

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Understanding Infusion Errors

IV Medication errors have become a common problem in patient care. Prevention of medication errors can start before the administration process even begins with Smart Pump technology. These infusion pumps are generally software based and designed to be a safety net for a patient and clinician, as well as providing data to use for analysis and training on the system overrides and administration. The infographic below will help you understand infusion errors and how they can be prevented when using Smart Pump technology.

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Why? Why? Why? Why? Why?

Say Yes

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Using the "5 Why's Tool" to identify how you can help your customer say "YES"!

If any of you have the joyful and sometimes trying experience of having children or grandchildren, then I am sure the thought of even hearing the word 'Why' one time-let alone 5 times-is enough to make you want to scream.

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Medical Device Chasm

Hospital Equipment Rental

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Medical Device Technology advancements create challenges for hospitals, other healthcare providers and device manufacturers.

Like with computers, the rapid changes in technology have proven challenging for healthcare to keep pace with the added pressure from reimbursement reductions and penalties, as well as merger and acquisitions which restrict access to capital budgets and the need to invest in revenue-producing projects.

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