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FAQ: Alaris Pump Modules

Alaris Pump Modules

IV pumps are a critical part of all hospitals, medical facilities, and even outpatient care. This is because intravenous therapy is the fastest way to deliver fluids or medications into the body. The bioavailability absorption is 100%, so the patient will experience maximum benefits from the substance being transmitted. Of IV modules, Alaris Pump technologies have become particularly popular. This guide will answer some of the most common questions concerning these pumps.

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Building Trust with Customers: Differentiating Between Needs vs Wants

Building Trust With Customers

By Ibby Smith Stofer

It is that time of year again. The pressure to meet sales objectives looms loud and the thought of failure sends chills down our spines. The questions we ask ourselves echo in our heads with every call and visit we make:

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Prevalent PCA Pump Problems (And How To Prevent Them)

PCA Infusion Pumps

The Materiel Services Department at the University of Michigan Health Systems estimates that 86% of all patients admitted to hospital beds require infusion pumps. In many cases, patient-controlled analgesia (or PCA) is the best way to ensure medication is administered effectively and safely while giving the patient a better sense of control over their treatment.

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3 Ways Smart Pumps Reduce Medication Errors In Healthcare Facilities

3 Ways Smart Pumps Reduce Errors

In an effort to reduce user error and keep patients safe, smart pumps are now used in a majority of healthcare facilities. In fact, while only 44% of U.S. hospitals used smart infusion pumps in 2009, approximately 72.9% of hospitals reported using them in 2013. But how exactly do Alaris infusion pumps and similar types of hospital equipment prevent errors? We briefly explain a few of their common safeguards below.

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5 Reasons to Rent Medical Equipment

5 Reasons to Rent Medical Equipment

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Healthcare equipment is a necessity. Patient care and clinical satisfaction are two of the top concerns of all healthcare executives. With rapid technology advancements, integration of devices, recalls and diminishing reimbursement, and increasing capital requirements, providers often struggle with how to manage and fund equipment. Using medical equipment rental as an option for acquiring medical devices continues to be a resource hospitals look at to help with these problems.

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Why Use PCA Pumps For Pain Management?

PCA Pumps For Pain Management

Those who work in the healthcare industry know that the two ways to regulate the rate and amount of fluids dispensed through an IV are through manual means and by using infusion pumps. Patient-controlled analgesia (or PCA) pumps are just one type of pump commonly found in hospital facilities and other healthcare centers. These pumps, which include Alaris PCA pumps, give the patient more control over their pain and can thus facilitate healing and patient wellbeing.

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