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Communication Styles in the Workplace

Communication Styles in the Workplace

By Ibby Smith Stofer

I invite you to do a communication styles assessment with me to reveal your style and maybe your age.

To begin, please close your eyes and try to empty your mind for these few moments. I promise this is nothing like those shows where you are hypnotized and embarrassed when you find out what you did. PROMISE!

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Effective Strategies To Increase Patient Safety

Effective Strategies To Increase Patient Safety

One of the values most often attributed to the medical field is the aspiration to “do no harm” to any patient. However, despite the best efforts of medical facilities, many potential hazards can get in the way of patient health and safety. To create effective strategies to increase patient safety, facilities must identify and address these hazards.

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Med One Industry Insights - Brad Johnson

Med One Industry Insights - Brad Johnson

By Dani Vaughan

In the next video of our Med One Industry Insights series, we sat down and talked medical equipment rental with Brad Johnson. As the SVP and General Manager of Equipment Rental, he was able to bring some unique perspectives about the benefits of renting equipment and the benefits of having Med One as a rental partner.

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Reasons To Update Your Medical Equipment

Reasons To Update Your Medical Equipment

Innovation is critical in the medical field. With its help, we can find new ways to meet a whole host of patient needs. Without innovation, however, we stagnate or become ineffective. This is true of strategies and procedures, but also the equipment medical staff use to treat patients. If you haven’t assessed your equipment recently, read through these primary reasons to update your medical equipment.

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Feed Pumps: Selecting Size and Setting Feed Rate

Feed Pumps: Selecting Size and Setting Feed Rate

Those using enteral feeding pumps range from adults with esophageal cancer to premature newborns. Because there is such a wide variety of reasons and patients that use them, when it comes to feeding pumps, selecting sizes and setting feed rates is both a challenge and an absolute necessity.

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Is It Better To Lease or Buy Patient Monitoring Equipment?

Is It Better To Lease or Buy Patient Monitoring Equipment

Patient monitoring equipment provides quick displays of vital biometric patient data, including heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, and more. Without the ability to get a quick read of patient vitals, medical professionals can't respond quickly and correctly to a medical emergency with their patients. When looking to acquire monitoring equipment, different facilities will have various capacities to attain the necessary equipment. That is when facilities need to ask the question, is it better to lease or buy patient monitoring equipment?

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Choice Humanitarian & Med One Group – Golf to End Poverty

Choice Humanitarian & Med One Group – Golf to End Poverty

By Dani Vaughan

CHOICE Humanitarian has its headquarters located in Salt Lake City, UT, but their work takes place in communities throughout the world. The work that happens within each country is managed by highly experienced directors and staffed by local volunteers. Their goal is to eliminate extreme poverty by working with and training community leaders to take ownership of their own development. Choice Humanitarian will work with these communities until they are self-sufficient and sustainable, then they will exit, and the community will continue to thrive.

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How to Choose Respiratory Ventilators

How to Choose Respiratory Ventilators

With demand sky-high, medical facilities across the world are needing to purchase more respiratory ventilators than ever before. But the circumstances that have increased the demand have also forced medical personnel to take greater care in how they choose respiratory ventilators. While this list is far from all-encompassing, taking into account these qualities can help your facility begin to navigate this choice.

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How to Label IV Tubing Correctly

How to Label IV Tubing Correctly

IV fluids are one of the most crucial parts of patient care when it comes to treating patients who need medications in their system quickly. However, because of the nature of IV medications and the fact that many patients often require multiple medications at once, distributing the wrong medication can be deadly. That is why knowing how to label IV tubing correctly is so incredibly important.

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CADD®-Solis Infusion Pump – Overview and Uses

CADD-Solis Infusion Pump – Overview and Uses

By Dani Vaughan

The CADD®-Solis is an infusion pump that is very small, portable, and is used in a variety of therapies. CADD® pumps are part of Smiths Medical’s line-up of infusion products. These pumps are often searched for online when healthcare personnel are looking for IV pumps. Like many other infusion pumps, the purpose of this pump is to deliver medication at a controlled dose and rate to the patient. This delivery method allows for the correct dose of fluids or medication to be administered correctly.

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