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How Hospira Pumps Benefit Both Patients and Staff

How Hospira Pumps Benefit Both Patients and Staff

By the year 2024, the global market for infusion pumps is predicted to grow to reach over 5 billion dollars annually. As one of the most in-demand and used pieces of hospital equipment, IV pumps are essential for administering fluids, medications, and nutrients in controlled doses. When operated by trained medical staff, these pumps help significantly reduce the risk of patient harm and overdose.

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The New Normal

The New Normal - Covid 19 Face Mask Social Distancing

By Lindsey Curtis

Whether an individual has been infected or not, every person in the world has been affected by COVID-19 in some capacity. Restrictions have been put in place in every state and in many countries throughout the world. These restrictions range from two-week quarantines for those who have been exposed to the virus, to complete home-based lockdowns for everyone, whether they have been exposed or not. Here in Utah, we have seen some cases of the virus, which led state officials to implement stay-at-home orders. With the fluctuation that we have seen as of late, state mandates for masks have also been put into place. When it comes to the number of overall cases and the severity of them, we have not experienced the same intensity as more densely populated areas such as New York. Though this is true, we as a community have had to make some significant adjustments. As our state is slowly beginning to open back up, we continue to implement changes and adapt to life with a new type of “normal.”

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6 Safety Factors to Check When Buying Infusion Pumps

6 Safety Factors to Check When Buying Infusion Pumps

Infusion pumps are essential medical equipment used in infusing medicines and other food nutrients in the body of patients subcutaneously, through an artery, and sometimes intravenously. Using infusion pumps creates safer means of administering fluids, such as allowing highly controlled doses of medications.

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4 Things to Know When Purchasing Refurbished Medical Equipment

4 Things to Know When Purchasing Refurbished Medical Equipment

By Dani Vaughan

Many types of medical devices can be used to treat or diagnose multiple patients. When equipment is properly cared for and cleaned, this helps hospitals keep within their budgets while still providing the best care for their patients.

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The Benefits of Medical Equipment Rentals for Startup Medical Clinics

The Benefits of Medical Equipment Rentals for Startup Medical Clinics

If you are operating a startup medical clinic, obtaining the proper equipment and infusion pumps is a necessity. You need to have the two basic classes of infusion pumps to serve your patients. In any medical facility, the large volume pump helps in providing large doses of nutrients to a patient. In contrast, the small volume infusion pump is essential in infusing medicines and hormones.

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It’s Time to Tighten Your Financial Belt

It’s Time to Tighten Your Financial Belt

By Madeline Cheney

The economic impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt around the world. This April, the unemployment rate increased by over 10%, causing significant financial hardship to millions across the country. Coupled with the fact that 69% of Americans have less than $1,000 in a savings account – despite savings accounts being the preferred way to save money – the rapid unemployment spike is a significant cause for concern.

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