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4 REASONS DRAWER REFRIGERATORS ARE THE BEST CHOICE VS. UNDER-COUNTER REFRIGERATORS

By CME on Nov 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM

There is a growing need for small medical-grade refrigerators within hospital systems and the entire healthcare community. Whether it is to save space, increase safety, improve the clinicians’ workflow, or simply for convenience, a more reliable medical-grade refrigerator was needed. The standard of care, for bedside refrigeration has been slowed, due to limited choices and reliability problems from past undercounter refrigerators. Standard small door size models receive constant complaints of being too noisy, having temperature consistency and/or recovery problems, plus infectious control burdens. Finally, Creche Innovations has developed (and continues to improve) the absolute best solution for all small storage medical refrigeration needs, with the MicroCool® Refrigeration System. 

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SIX CRITERIA TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING A MEDICAL-GRADE REFRIGERATOR

By CME on Nov 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Medical-Grade refrigerators and freezers are an essential component of any healthcare facility.  They store medications required to keep patients healthy and they store lab specimens at precise temperatures to ensure accurate test results.  With so many options for refrigerators and freezers on the market, choosing the right one can seem like a daunting task.  This guide will help narrow down the options to ensure you make the right investment.

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INTRODUCING THE LATEST IN MED DELIVERY

By CME on Nov 9, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Altus provides world class technology workstations and now offers one of the most innovative med delivery solutions on the market. As of July 15, 2017, Altus officially launched the RediMed wall-mounted med delivery solution. RediMed provides medication delivery at or near the point of care. Clinicians average over 5 miles of walking every shift and a large portion of that is due to the ~2.5 hours they spend retrieving supplies.  RediMed is designed to focus that time back on providing care.  

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BUILDING BETTER PARTNERSHIPS WITH HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAINS

By CME on Nov 7, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Effective collaboration between stakeholders lays the foundation for successful projects, especially in the healthcare industry where challenges are constantly evolving, and meaningful partnerships are critical to overcoming issues. In a professional setting, 97 percent of employees found that the quality of collaboration impacted the outcome of a task or project for better or for worse, according to a salesforce work.com study.


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SUPPLY CHAIN TAKE-AWAYS FROM THE SMI FALL FORUM

By CME on Nov 2, 2017 11:00:00 AM

The Strategic Marketplace Initiative (SMI®) is a non-profit, member-driven community of healthcare supply chain thought leaders. The group gathered recently to discuss problems in the supply chain and find real solutions. They have two forums a year, and I just attended the Fall Forum in Dallas. Other than the fact that this whole group amazes me with their esprit de corps, I had three take-aways from this meeting.

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CME, Capstone Partnership to Provide Equipment, Logistics to Hundreds of Healthcare Facilities

By CME on Oct 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

New agreement produces strategic advantages for 2 fast-growing national companies

WARWICK, R.I. (October, 2017) – One of the largest sourcing groups for healthcare facilities in the nation and the leading healthcare equipment and logistics company have joined forces in a new agreement designed to benefit millions of patients, both companies announced today.

According to the agreement, CME will offer comprehensive healthcare equipment sourcing, bio-medical services, IT support and turnkey logistics to Capstone Health Alliance, a Regional Group Purchasing Organization of healthcare members that includes more than 37,000 beds at 250 hospitals in 23 states across the Eastern, Southeastern and Midwest regions of the country.

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METRO STORAGE AND TRANSPORT PRODUCTS IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

By CME on Oct 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Transport units are not to be underestimated in healthcare facilities. From basic utility carts to specialty carts for anesthesia and hospital emergencies, a cart that is durable, reliable and functional can make providing optimal care significantly more efficient.

InterMetro® (Metro®) has been the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of storage and transport units for healthcare facilities for more than 80 years. With carts, shelving, cabinets, worktables and security storage, Metro offers the latest innovations backed by a reputation of customer satisfaction.

As more and more healthcare facilities plan for and initiate upgrades and renovations, it has become increasingly apparent that in order to maximize patient outcomes, updating storage and transport technology must be a factor considered in renovations.  

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WHY HOSPITALS SHOULD GET PATIENTS MOVING WITH THE NEZZIE

By CME on Oct 25, 2017 9:29:01 AM

 

Though the hospital industry has made great strides over the last few decades, more needs to be done going forward when it comes to patient safety and ambulation. One of the major problems regarding this issue—aside from the lack of proper equipment for patient ambulation—is that there is a great deal of inconsistency when it comes to protocols across hospitals; there is no concrete, streamlined process to rely on.

 

 

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Building a Better Hospital: Download the eBook Here

By CME on Oct 24, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Continuous improvement is built into the DNA of healthcare as medical practice capabilities advance each day with new research, technologies and treatments. As medical facilities age, more and more healthcare facility managers are focused on improving their spaces to keep up with practice advancements and create an optimal environment for patients.

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AMICO: DISPOSE OF HAI WITH THE LATEST IN MEDICAL SUCTION TECHNOLOGY

By CME on Oct 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Combating Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) is a multi-faceted effort that involves almost every aspect in each facility, from staff to equipment and policies and procedures. A CDC study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, regarding HAI found that 25.6 percent of all HAI occurrences were linked to contaminated medical devices.


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