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How Smart Pumps Reduce Medication Errors In Healthcare Settings

Smart Infusion Pump

Since the late 1960s, infusion pumps have been used to deliver controlled amounts of fluids (like medications and nutrients) into patients' bodies for a variety of reasons. They are used in a wide variety of healthcare settings to infuse everything from hormones to pain relievers. Their effectiveness relies on their ability to deliver these fluids in precise volumes and rates at very specific times. Many of these fluid medications have high-risk designations, meaning that any sort of deviation from its intended use could have drastic consequences for both patients and caregivers.

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Me Time

Lack of Me Time

By Ibby Smith Stofer

They say time flies but does it really, or do we simply let it pass without valuing it?

We all have the same amount of time each day, each week, and each year. What we do with it can make huge differences in our life, our success, our relationships, and our overall happiness.

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The Cost of American Health Care

High Cost of Elderly Health Care

By Ibby Smith Stofer

They say we used to lead the world in healthcare just a couple of decades ago.

We still do as far as costs go!

Not too many years ago American workers dreamt of the days when they would be retired. They would have a good pension, plus any savings they had accumulated to spend as they wished. Many expected that Social Security and Medicare would be the safety net allowing them to travel at will, visit family and friends, and basically enjoy the good life of their golden years.

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Company Advocate

Company Advocate

By Ibby Smith Stofer

Are you a company advocate? Many people profess to be an asset to the business they work for or own. Are they really? What exactly is a company advocate? Advocate in Webster’s dictionary is defined as one who supports or promotes the cause of a group.

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The "C’s" of Communication

Sending Email Communication

By Ibby Smith Stofer

We all know that talking is not necessarily communicating. We also know that nodding is not necessarily listening.

Today more than ever we have the means to communicate with people wherever and whenever. We are judged in our personal and professional life by how well we have mastered the skill of communication. To be effective one must demonstrate and incorporate the “C’s” of communication.

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Rate Is The Bait

interest rate hidden fees

By Robb Stevens

If you approach equipment leasing with a wary eye, you’re probably not alone. Some of your past experiences may have even led you to believe that some of the questionable things you’ve seen are “just the way it is.” This may or may not be a fair assessment of the equipment leasing industry as a whole, depending on what you’ve experienced and who you have worked with.

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