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Infusion Pump Maintenance Tips You Should Know

Infusion Pump Maintenance Tips You Should Know

Many healthcare facilities understand the importance of maintaining equipment and following an ethical care plan. Patient outcomes are at risk without performing routine maintenance on infusion pumps and other devices. Here, we discuss some of the most practical tips for caring for infusion devices and ways to prevent downtime.

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3 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Retention

3 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Patient Retention

The existing patient base of a healthcare network is a critical component to the financial success of a facility. It costs more to acquire a new patient than to retain the existing one. The happier the patient, the more likely they are to advocate for your caregivers and facility. Here, we discuss three ways hospitals can improve patient retention.

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What Is Strategic Planning in Healthcare

What Is Strategic Planning in Healthcare

The primary goal of a healthcare facility’s strategic planning process is to bring that specific facility in complete alignment with its objectives. Team members of all experience levels and their patients must work in cohesion with the facility’s care plans to create effective and valuable outcomes. Without a strategic plan of action, a facility can lose sight of its fundamental purposes, and patient outcomes suffer.

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4 Reasons Your Infusion Pump Is Having Performance Problems

4 Reasons Your Infusion Pump Is Having Performance Problems

The function of an infusion pump in healthcare practices plays a significant role in patient well-being. But, sometimes, these medical devices can fail to do their job correctly and put the patient and facility at risk. You should have the machine inspected, repaired, or replaced if this happens.

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3 Ways To Prevent Medical Equipment Downtime

3 Ways To Prevent Medical Equipment Downtime

Every minute a medical facility’s equipment experiences downtime, the quality of care that a patient will receive can decrease. Finding ways to prevent this can be the difference between life and death for some. There are instances where these occurrences are out of the control of the care givers, such as power outages, but understanding how to respond to ensure equipment stability is essential. Let’s discuss preventative actions and steps you can take in your facility!

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The Importance of Regular Medical Technology Servicing

The Importance of Regular Medical Technology Servicing

Continual and regular servicing of a facility's medical technology contributes significantly to the functionality and safety of their services. Failing to upkeep devices and technology can be the difference between life and death for a patient's outcome. With the help of outsourcing regular maintenance, you can ensure your facility is cost-effectively practicing the safest medicine.

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ICU Medical Plum 360 IV Pump Training

The ICU Medical Plum 360 is a great choice for a smart IV pump for its many unique features. It is a newer model compared to the Hospira Plum A+ and although it has many of the same functionality and features, the Plum 360 leads the way with its safety standards. Equipped with dose-error reduction software (MedNet Safety Software), a customizable drug library, and unique secondary delivery options, this device helps clinicians and nurses to improve patient safety.

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Why Preventative Maintenance Matters for PCA Pumps

Why Preventative Maintenance Matters for PCA Pumps

The widespread use of PCA pumps contributes to various healthcare facilities' ability to meet patients' needs. There are multiple reasons these devices are useful, from post-op pain management to hospice care. Without routine care and maintenance, these pieces of equipment can become dangerous and costly on a facility's budget. Let's discuss why preventative maintenance matters for PCA pumps!

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How COVID-19 Has Reshaped the Healthcare Industry

How COVID-19 Has Reshaped the Healthcare Industry

The challenges the healthcare industry faced from the novel coronavirus changed how the industry functioned. Essential elements such as patient care and budgets experienced great struggle and tested a facility's ability to balance and maintain primary focus areas. Here, we explore how COVID-19 has reshaped the healthcare industry and what the potential future of medicine has in store.

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4 Ways To Adapt To Increasing Bariatric Patient Care Needs

4 Ways To Adapt To Increasing Bariatric Patient Care Needs

Investing in bariatric equipment is the best way to optimize patient care for many medical facilities. But the unfortunate truth behind this is how expensive each device is, especially as they require tracking, routine maintenance, and cleaning. Most of the time, a facility is better off with a rental agreement, as it allows facilities to adhere to their budget while offering patient care.

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