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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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Myth Management: Don't Believe These Common Myths About IV Pumps

Myth Management: Don't Believe These Common Myths About IV Pumps

What is the purpose of infusion pumps? This essential medical device is a necessity in any hospital or nursing home throughout the country. It's the primary way that medical professionals are able to deliver fluids to a patient in a controlled manner.

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Your Guide to Renting and Financing Medical Equipment

Your Guide to Renting and Financing Medical Equipment

In order to provide the highest quality of care to your patients, your facility needs to be outfitted with the best equipment available. However, a growing business may not always have the funds to purchase that medical equipment outright. Often, it's clear that the most cost-effective option may be securing financing for medical equipment or to consider hospital equipment rentals.

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Answering Common Questions About the Purpose of Infusion Pumps

Answering Common Questions About the Purpose of Infusion Pumps

By now, you may be aware that there are two ways to regulate the amount and rate of fluids given through an IV: manually and using an electric pump. If your medical facility takes advantage of the efficiency and convenience of infusion pumps for patient treatment, it's essential to understand the specific purpose of infusion pumps so you can make the best decisions for your facility and patient needs.

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Touchpoints Matter

Touchpoints Matter

By Ibby Smith Stofer

No matter what business you may be in, each potential touchpoint your customers have with you can make or break your relationships. Some may believe that their jobs don’t impact any customers. That being said, If you spend a few moments looking at your company from the point of view of your consumers those assumptions prove to be off base.

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Steps to Secure Your Smart Infusion Pumps From Cyber Attacks

Steps to Secure Your Smart Infusion Pumps From Cyber Attacks

Since the late 1960s, infusion pumps have been used by hospitals and healthcare facilities to administer fluids and medications to patients in need. In the modern age, smart pumps emerged as the new and improved versions of IV pumps. Capable of recognizing and preventing medication errors and promoting greater patient satisfaction, these smart infusion pumps are now a ubiquitous sight in just about any medical center throughout the United States.

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