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Hospitals Face Cyber Security Threats: Is Your Healthcare Facility Prepared?

Hospitals Face Cyber Security Threats: Is Your Healthcare Facility Prepared

In the digital age, hospitals and other healthcare facilities rely on technological advancements to streamline operations and improve patient care. But while technology can increase convenience and efficiency in many ways, there are certain risks that come with embracing these innovations. As businesses across all sectors are finding out, it's essential to make cybersecurity an ongoing priority. Otherwise, your organization will be left vulnerable to a number of serious threats. Hospitals and other medical centers, for example, will need to take steps to protect themselves from the following high-tech dangers.

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Why Medical Equipment Rentals Make Sense For Healthcare Facilities

Why Medical Equipment Rentals Make Sense For Healthcare Facilities

Hospitals and healthcare facilities rely on high-quality medical equipment to ensure patients receive the best care possible. But in some cases, purchasing that equipment may be prohibitive to achieving other essential goals. These organizations are expected to balance costs and other concerns without disrupting the patient experience. One way to accomplish this is through medical equipment rentals.

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Infusion Pump FAQs: What Patients and Staff Need to Know

Infusion Pump FAQs: What Patients and Staff Need to Know

Whether you're experiencing medical issues for the first time or you're new to the healthcare field, you'll need to understand the essential role that infusion pumps play in patient treatment. Let's take a closer look at some of the most common questions surrounding infusion pumps.

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Surprise Medical Bills

Surprise Medical Bills

By Ibby Smith Stofer

What if you had a medical condition that required you to undergo surgery and while you were recovering you received a bill for over $150,000? Or what if you had a heart attack and were taken by air ambulance from your favorite off-the-grid fishing spot? Would your insurance cover all of the bills, part of it, or none? How would you pay for any uncovered bills?

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How to set up an IV Infusion Pump: Things to Remember

How to set up an IV Infusion Pump: Things to Remember

IV infusion therapy is an important tool in the healthcare provider's tool kit. An IV infusion pump is one of the needed tools and the benefits it brings to patients is inestimable. It is necessary to know how to set up an IV infusion pump.

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3 Reasons to Choose Alaris Pumps

3 Reasons to Choose Alaris Pumps

The rate and amount of fluids that are given intravenously (IV) can be regulated in two ways: manually and by electric pumps. The most common type of IV fluid administered to patients is saline. Since the latter part of the 1960s, infusion pumps have been used in hospitals to dispense saline, medications, and other fluids to patients directly to their bloodstream by using an IV. The demand for infusion pumps is high. In fact, 86% of patients that are admitted to hospitals require them, according to the Material Services (MS) department at the University of Michigan Health Systems.

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