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Infusions 101: Everything You Need to Know About Infusion Therapy

Everything You Need to Know About Infusion Therapy

If someone has a disease where they can't eat, can't take her medication properly, or needs medication to go directly into the bloodstream, they will often turn to infusion therapy. It's perfect for somebody with cancer, Crohn's disease, Ulcerative Colitis, or other internal illnesses that need to be treated using an intravenous medication.

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How to Say No and Not Lose The Customer

How to Say No and Not Lose The Customer

By Ibby Smith Stofer

No matter who is asking, or what they are asking for, saying no is never easy!

Do you remember the saying “It’s not what you say but how you say it?”

This is great advice. Over the course of my career, I have seen how this old saying holds tried and true.

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3 Ways to Increase Your Hospital's Efficiency

3 Ways to Increase Your Hospital's Efficiency

For many hospitals, there is one overarching question: how can we be efficient while still providing the best care for our patients? Fortunately, there are countless ways for hospitals to improve efficiency. In fact, some hospitals are already practicing alternatives to do just that. If you're ready to learn some ways to be more effective, keep reading.

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How Alaris IV Pumps Can Be Even Better Than Before

How Alaris IV Pumps Can Be Even Better Than Before

Infusion pumps are one of the most productive ways to get medication and fluids into a person’s body. In fact, IV therapy is considered the fastest way to deliver any kind of fluid or medication to the body, yielding a bioavailability absorption of 100%. The introduction of smart pumps and the Alaris IV pump, in particular, has made the process a lot more efficient and error-free. The software included with new pumps is one reason the Alaris IV pump can make things even more efficient and safer at hospitals.

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Expert Tips on Managing Hospital Equipment in the Digital Age

Expert Tips on Managing Hospital Equipment in the Digital Age

Healthcare facilities are tasked with keeping track of all kinds of medical equipment. Hospital personnel must stay on top of inventory, assess whether equipment must be repaired, and ensure the cost of equipment stays within the confines of the operating budget. Being able to ensure that equipment is both accessible and affordable is a constant balancing act, but it's a necessary one to ensure the facility can continue to operate and that patients are able to receive the highest quality of care. With emerging technologies and healthcare reform impacting costs and quality, this is no easy feat. But if you're struggling with managing your medical equipment and its associated costs, the following tips may help.

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Selling to the Healthcare CFO

Selling to the Healthcare CFO

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Some of the most memorable interactions in my career include the time I spent with sales trainees when I worked for one of the top medical device companies in the country. During sales training, we would occasionally do role-playing. I assumed the role of the CFO for a healthcare provider considering new technology.

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