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Unexpected Challenges in Remodel and New Healthcare Facility Projects

By CME on Dec 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM

A new or remodeled healthcare facility is a fantastic way to improve the patient experience. However, unexpected challenges often arise when expanding, remodeling or building a new facility. Many times, the unexpected challenges are related to buying new equipment to outfit the new space. Be aware of these common pain points so you can plan ahead.

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How to Ensure Your Technology Is a Part of the Caregiving Conversation

By CME on Dec 7, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Bringing technology to the point-of-care via wall mounts and carts has revolutionized the art of caregiving. However, a flawed application of technology workstations can negatively impact the perceived care provided.

Hospitals that took the time to fully understand the workflow within their healthcare setting, surveyed the environment, and implemented technology as a part of the caregiving conversation saw patient satisfaction scores rise by 12%.*

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Hamper Use for Infection Prevention

By CME on Jun 30, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Infection prevention is everybody’s job in all kinds of healthcare facilities.  In fact, the scope of infection prevention concerns has expanded such that the acronym HAI no longer refers just to “hospital acquired infections”, but now to “healthcare associated infections”.  These HAIs are not restricted just to hospitals, but also to skilled nursing facilities, rehab facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, clinics and even physician offices.

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Five Key Elements of Patient-Centered Physician Office Design

By CME on Jan 13, 2016 3:30:00 PM

*This blog includes excerpts from a Midmark white-paper.

The series of recently enacted significant legislative changes to America's healthcare delivery system have made one thing abundantly clear;  patient centered policies and initiatives are now front and center when it comes to what healthcare providers need to focus on.

Taking a fresh look at physician office design has also found a spot on the agenda as both administrators and clinical staff begin to re-evaluate the impact of every point of contact on patient outcomes and satisfaction.  What has emerged from this is a fundamental change in the interaction between healthcare providers and patients that is transforming the industry.

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Three Tips for Choosing the Right Vital Signs Devices for Your Facility

By Welch Allyn on Dec 16, 2015 10:30:00 AM

As you purchase and plan equipment for your facilities, you probably visualize when, where and how various devices are most used.  When it comes to patient intake, chances are good the first step in the process is fairly constant: taking vital signs.  These important indicators are critical to properly triaging, diagnosing and treating each unique patient according to his or her specific need.  

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The categories of products you need when outfitting your new medical facility

By CME on Dec 12, 2015 1:00:00 PM

The task of opening a new medical facility is a huge undertaking.  It requires licensing, permits, community consensus, and financial support to make it happen.  Once you’ve got all of that sorted out, you get to the fun part, buying everything you need to outfit your new facility.

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6 Key Considerations for a Successful EHR Implementation

By CME on Nov 30, 2015 1:45:00 PM

Whether you’re setting up a new electronic health record (EHR) system in your current facility, or working on plans for outfitting a new clinic or hospital wing, it’s important to keep in mind specific items related to implementing the EHR successfully.

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4 Key Things to Keep in Mind for Your End of Budget Year Equipment Spending

By CME on Nov 24, 2015 10:30:00 AM

The end of year is a busy time in the medical world, and if you’re responsible for equipment purchases, you’re surely aware of time running out for budgeted items.  Chances are you have approved items that have to be purchased before year-end or you lose the approval.  Or, you may have a budget allocated that if unspent will be reduced next year.

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The Importance of Pre-Planning for Successful Equipment Delivery

By CME on Nov 7, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals and other healthcare providers have had to face the fact that they must do more with less.  They must seek every opportunity to cut costs and increase patient throughput.  One of the quickest ways to realize these objectives is to pre-plan the acquisition of your medical equipment.  Pre-planning improves the probability of success for any project, from proposal and awarding of the bid, to the delivery and set-up of the equipment.

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Five Key Planners You Need for Your New Medical Facility Project

By CME on Sep 2, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities are a vital resource to a community that serves a wide range of patients during times of illness or injury.  To serve these patients properly, a medical facility must be well designed, safe and resourceful.  If you are currently renovating or building a new hospital here are five key planners who can help the development of your building move smoothly, be effective and profitable.

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