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Enriching the Point of Care Experience through Meaningful Technology — Meet IQvitals® Zone™

By CME on Jun 26, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As independent, outpatient medical practices have become part of integrated health systems, networks have struggled to establish standardized processes. This is a problem. Simply put, disconnected processes and devices at the point of care can have a big impact on costs and outcomes.

Manual vitals acquisition alone produces wasted time that can cost up to $1,600 per year per medical assistant. For health systems with hundreds of medical assistants, those costs add up—and the impact on clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction can be even greater. Studies have also shown that manual data transcription produces a 6.5 percent rate of error on average. Assuming a caregiver sees 20 patients a day, that’s eight errors just capturing vitals.

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The 3 Keys to a Successful New Construction Project

By CME on Jun 25, 2017 10:49:00 AM

In the modern healthcare environment, both IDNs and hospital systems strive for a few things in particular: improved quality of care; outstanding patient satisfaction, growing capacity meant to provide better integrated healthcare, and cutting costs. Because of this, it is likely that healthcare facility expansions or new construction are likely an option for you, whether now or in the near future—which means forward thinking and planning leads will be needed.

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Don't be Shocked: Electrical Safety in the Healthcare Setting

By CME on Jun 21, 2017 9:43:23 AM

Electro-Medical Devices are universal in hospitals and are maintained by the biomedical department.
One of the principal duties for those with equipment oversight is to assure the safety of the many devices for which they are responsible. However, as the standards for the design of this equipment are continually evolving, it is important to stay up-to-date with the standards and how to address them. 

As a business that continually strives to be a comprehensive resource for the healthcare community, specifically those involved with the supply chain and equipment, CME wants to offer insight into electrical safety and offer solutions to electrical safety issues for our customers.

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Manufacturer Feature: Health o Meter® Professional

By CME on Jun 19, 2017 9:35:00 AM

CME has partnered with Health o meter to provide clients with the absolute best in technology and product ability. When it comes to healthcare equipment, they serve in both the interests of the patient and the professional; there are few who can provide better service and ability than our combination.

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Manufacturer Feature: Metro

By CME on Jun 17, 2017 10:30:00 AM

When it comes to meeting your medical storage and transport needs, there are few companies that work harder than Intermetro to provide the best products possible. In teaming up with Intermetro, CME is proud to provide you with the most effective products for your medical storage needs—and with a company that has spent decades learning the ins and outs of the business.

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Healthcare Equipment Specialists: Who They Are & What They Do

By CME on Jun 15, 2017 10:30:00 AM

In the modern regulatory and financial landscape, capital expenditures in medical facilities require real consideration and precise execution to be done well. Purchases that once required little thought now have to be reviewed by many people up and down the supply chainsometimes even as far up as the CEO or CFO.

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Manufacturer Feature: seca

By CME on Jun 13, 2017 10:34:00 AM

If you are looking to supply your healthcare facilities with some of the finest products, look no further than CME’s partnership with seca. CME is proud to partner with the talented seca team to not only exceed your expectations, but also provide the best products, service, and delivery.


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Medical Manufacturer Relationships: How to Maximize Their Value

By CME on Jun 11, 2017 10:34:00 AM

No matter if it’s a small physician or a multi-facility healthcare network, its important that healthcare providers and supply chain managers today make enlightened decisions about new medical equipment purchases. Achieving optimal operational efficiency and lowering the costs associated with equipment purchases is a primary goal for all organizations—which means that the objective of healthcare delivery is to manage resources to meet demands in the best way possible.

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Manufacturer Feature: Exergen 

By CME on Jun 9, 2017 10:33:00 AM

CME and Exergen strive to work together to provide you with the best products, particularly when it comes to offering the most advanced and valuable technology available. CME is proud to partner with the work Exergen has done for over three decades not only to exceed your expectations but to provide the best products, service, organization and delivery.

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Efficient Supply Chain Management In 5 Steps

By CME on Jun 7, 2017 11:31:00 AM

One of the primary goals in all healthcare systems is to come up with new ways to make healthcare more cost effective. To do this, most organizations have turned to supply chain management—a function that comprises almost half of the operating expenses of healthcare facilities and hospitals.

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