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WHY HOSPITALS SHOULD GET PATIENTS MOVING WITH THE NEZZIE

By CME on Oct 20, 2017 2:00:00 PM

 

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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4 WAYS YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR ACO PERFORMANCE SCORES AND PATIENT SATISFACTION

By CME on Oct 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM

The CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) states that before an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) can share in any savings generated, it must demonstrate that it met the quality performance standard for that year. One of the quality measures within those performance standards is ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider. Many factors go into a patient’s rating of a provider, but most certainly the patient needs to have a positive experience. This includes not only their interaction with the physician and staff but their experience with the devices and equipment used during the exam. If a patient has an uncomfortable experience with a piece of equipment, it may reflect poorly on their provider rating.  Providers should ensure their equipment has no safety hazards, is easy to maneuver and makes the patient feel comfortable.

 

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PEDIGO PRODUCTS: COPPER IS THE NEW GOLD STANDARD IN COMBATING HAI

By CME on Oct 3, 2017 7:00:00 AM

A retrospective study showed that Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) were the fifth-leading cause of death at U.S. acute care hospitals. With tens of thousands of deaths each year, HAI are no small matter, and while many hospitals are taking steps to prevent these deadly infections, the problem continues and patients remain at risk.

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AVOID OBSTACLES AND ACHIEVE ADA COMPLIANCE

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

Healthcare facilities nationwide are charged with caring for people of all walks of life, including the approximately 56.7 million Americans living with disabilities. Healthy People 2020, a national initiative to set health priorities for 2010-2020, indicates that people with disabilities are more likely to experience delays and difficulties accessing healthcare. One way to ease this burden is to ensure our facilities are properly equipped to provide first-class care for disabled persons.

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VITAL SIGNS WITHIN YOUR REACH: ACROSS CARE SETTINGS AND WORKFLOWS

By CME on Sep 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Vital signs have an impact on every patient, every day. That’s why it’s important to plan for an implementation that best supports your organization’s unique clinical workflows—helping your clinicians access the tools they need, when and where they need them. Here are some considerations to help you determine the best solution for you.

 

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Healthcare Equipment Procurement Tips for New Construction

By CME on Jan 31, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Although capital equipment procurement is a critical aspect of new construction, this function often falls into no-man's land. Clients believe it's the responsibility of the architectural and design team, while A&D teams consider this the client's prerogative. What usually happens is that equipment vendors pick up the slack.

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Healthcare Equipment - Total Cost of Ownership Versus Price: Understanding the Difference

By CME on Nov 30, 2016 4:10:26 PM

Healthcare organizations often incur fierce competition between different departments for the scarce dollars allocated towards capital equipment purchases. When called upon to justify the cost-effectiveness of specific product purchases to upper administration, the department manager/administrator must understand the difference between total cost of ownership versus purchase price.

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