Med One Blog

Here's Why Infusion Pumps are More and More Popular

Here's Why Infusion Pumps are More and More Popular

It’s nearly impossible for a hospital to own every single piece of equipment it has. Given that the typical hospital owns or rents over 35,000 different pieces of equipment, this makes sense. Medical equipment rentals can also keep costs down, which is important given that in 2013, the average cost of a one-day stay in the hospital was over $4,000. Infusion pumps are common medical equipment rentals because of their high volume of usage in a hospital. An IV is a fairly ubiquitous sight in a hospital and infusion pumps can regulate the amount and rate of fluids being administered much more easily. Plus, they reduce the margin of error, which pretty much every hospital would like to avoid.

Read More...

Explaining the Importance of Multiple IV Infusion Safety

Explaining the Importance of Multiple IV Infusion Safety

Intravenous (or IV) therapy has been used widely since the 1960s and is considered to be the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications into the body (yielding a bioavailability absorption of 100%). But just like any piece of medical equipment or any healthcare treatment, infusion systems are not without their drawbacks. IV pump training, combined with advancements in the field, can make their use more beneficial --and far less risky --to patients.

Read More...

Renting Medical Equipment: Advantages to Consider

Renting Medical Equipment

When it comes time to outfit your healthcare facility with necessary medical equipment, you face an important decision: should you buy the equipment outright or should you consider medical equipment rentals instead? While owning this equipment may seem like the clear choice in certain situations, you may not be considering all the advantages that hospital equipment rentals can provide. In today’s post, we’ll talk about why renting this equipment may be the best option for many facilities.

Read More...

How To Reduce Risks Associated With IV Infusion Systems

How To Reduce Risks Associated With IV Infusion Systems

No matter how organized your hospital may be, there is always the potential for a risky situation to occur. Before your facility experiences a performance problem with your infusion pump, try reducing risks with these essential tips.

Read More...

Using the “BANT” Approach in Your Hospital Sales Process

Using the BANT Approach in Your Sales Process

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Welcome to a new sales year and it’s ever-growing objectives! We now must greet the new year with a new plan of action to ensure we stay on target and meet those important goals set for 2019. The following article can help you have a realistic evaluation to help you adjust your forecast and identify the needs to advance other accounts.

Read More...

3 Preventable Infusion Pump Problems

3 Preventable Infusion Pump Problems

Advancements in technology have made our hospitals and medical facilities much safer. However, when human behavior is added into the mix, this can derail even the best efforts to improve patient safety. In many cases, human error is to blame for some of the most prevalent problems with infusion pumps. Let's take a closer look at three common problems with this type of hospital equipment and how they can easily be prevented.

Read More...