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The Importance of Choosing the Right Infusion Pumps for Staff

The Importance of Choosing the Right Infusion Pumps for Staff

If you are running a medical facility, regardless of the size or type, then you know how important choosing the most dependable medical equipment is. When it comes to infusion pumps, this is no exception. Though you may have many different kinds of staff members and patients, the purpose of infusion pumps is to serve both groups equally. Staff members have a much easier time using infusion systems when the equipment is user-friendly, high quality, and dependable. Likewise, patients benefit in the form of increased comfort and quality of care. In this article, we will look at some of the ways your healthcare facility can improve from the right infusion pumps. We will then take a closer look at some of the best products available in today's market, such as the Alaris infusion pump. If you're looking to find the best infusion pumps, but you're not sure where to look or how to get started, then follow our simple guide below. Let's begin.

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4 Ways to Control Your Facility's Medical Equipment Acquisitions

4 Ways to Control Your Facility's Medical Equipment Acquisitions

After labor, the cost of medical equipment and supplies is the second-largest expenditure in your medical facility's budget. The average hospital owns or rents over 35,000 different medical devices at any one time. Managing these costs are the bane of many administrators' existence. On the one hand, medical facilities can only operate when they are financially secure. On the other hand, medical facilities cannot ethically or legally sacrifice patient safety. Here are four ways medical equipment acquisitions give you control over finances:

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Medical Equipment Leasing Helps Hospitals Acquire New Technology

Medical Equipment Leasing helps Hospitals Aquire New Technology

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Medical technology is the lifeblood of healthcare providers. They need to have tools to improve patient care, and they need the equipment when the patient needs it, not necessarily when the capital budget is free.

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Safe Infusion: How Proper Use of Pump Features Can Promote Patient Well-Being

Safe Infusion: How Proper Use of Pump Features Can Promote Patient Well-Being

IV therapy has been used for decades and is still considered to be the fastest way to deliver medications and fluids to the body, as it yields a bioavailability absorption rate of 100%. However, even though syringe infusion pumps are highly effective, that doesn't mean that they're error-free. Like any other type of medical or hospital equipment, proper procedures must be followed to ensure compliance and alleviate risk.

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Improving Care with Automated IV Pumps

Improving Care with Automated IV Pumps

When it comes to making sure a patient gets the right amount of fluid in his or her IV, there are two different methods: manually and by using an electric pump. Performing an infusion by hand requires a lot of work. You have to be able to accurately judge the amount you are administering and also periodically monitor the setup to make sure it is performing up to spec—and safely. For this and other reasons, many people choose to use smart pumps to get the job done. Getting the right amounts of IV fluid into a patient is not something that should be a matter of guesswork. Also, anything that can be done to lighten the load for nurses, who are often severely overworked, is an investment in peace of mind. Here are some of the reasons many professionals are incorporating smart pumps into their practices.

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Why We Chose Medical Equipment Leasing

Why We Chose Medical Equipment Leasing by Larry Stevens and Brent Allen

By Larry Stevens and Brent Allen
Interviewed by Ibby Smith-Stofer


After attending the Med One annual meeting, I realized I did not know the story behind Larry Stevens and Brent Allen founding their business even though I had known Med One for over 30 years. I had the opportunity to interview them and hear the story of how and why they founded Med One many years ago. I was especially intrigued to learn why they decided to focus on leasing in the healthcare market.

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