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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.

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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.

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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.

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An Overview of Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pumps and Their Advantages

Alaris System PCA pump module overview

Although there are two basic classes of infusion pumps -- large volume and small volume -- there are actually several different other types of IV pumps within those classes. The purpose of infusion pumps is to dispense fluids or medications into a patient's body in a controlled way. Patient-controlled analgesia pumps are a specific type of IV pump that allows the patient to take an active role in the management of their own pain. In today's post, we'll offer an introduction to PCA pumps and discuss the advantages of IV pumps with PCA modules can provide.

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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Infusion Pump

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Infusion Pump

Your hospital or healthcare facility likely relies on medical equipment like infusion pumps to ensure that your patients receive the best possible care. The market for this equipment continues to grow, and by 2024, it's expected to be valued at $5,016 million on a global scale. That said, any facility doesn’t want to pay for the unnecessary expense of premature replacement. If you want to maintain your IV infusion pumps in good working order and maximize their lifespan, you'll want to follow these tips.

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The Use of Infusion Pumps in Chemotherapy

The Use of Infusion Pumps in Chemotherapy

As you may be aware, infusion systems are used in countless applications within the medical field. Since they officially came into widespread use during the 1960s, infusion pumps have been used to dispense nutrients, medications, hormones, and other fluids to patients in a rapid and effective way. And since that time, advancements in this type of medical equipment have only continued to grow – as with the development of smart pumps, like the Sigma Spectrum and others which contain drug libraries and digital regulations within the pump itself to minimize errors. In this post, you can learn more about the number one medical application to administer medicine via infusion: chemotherapy. This post can serve as a helpful guide for chemotherapy patients who want to understand a bit more about how chemotherapy infusion works and what they can expect.

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