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CME Corp Staff

CME Corp Staff
CME Corp's staff explores and presents the latest findings, news, and trends of the healthcare industry.

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7 Supply Chain Management Best Practices

By CME Corp Staff on Sep 10, 2020 8:30:00 AM

With the multitude of tasks required in supply chain management, defining processes that are efficient and cost effective is important to ensure that you act in the best interests of both your own organization and that of your customers.  Since materials management and purchasing exist in all fields of business, best practices tend to be germane to all industries, but there are some that are more specific to given industries, including healthcare.  

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4 Reasons to Purchase Medical Equipment from Equipment Specialists

By CME Corp Staff on Aug 26, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Procurement professionals in healthcare can have a tough time deciding where to purchase their supplies and equipment. 

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How To Solve The Biggest Problems With Patients' Schedules & Equipment Delivery

By CME Corp Staff on Aug 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Whether you are a buyer in the purchasing department of an individual hospital or part of an Integrated Delivery Network (IDN), you will likely want knowledgeable equipment specialists who understand the need for medical facility logistics and customized delivery requirements.  

In this regard, the World Health Organization (WHO) offers some tips for IDNs that may assist you when making decisions about equipment and supplies deliveries that will not conflict with patient care scheduling.

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9 Things You Should Know About Direct-To-Site Deliveries

By CME Corp Staff on Jul 28, 2020 2:15:00 PM

The current economic climate in healthcare is causing some health systems to cut back when handling equipment delivery and warehousing.  IDNs and large systems are asking the distributors and vendors to take on more of their logistics needs.  

Instead of bringing large items into a central warehouse, health systems are leaning more toward direct-to-site (DTS) delivery.  While this serves to reduce their warehousing and personnel costs, fine-tuning the processes involved is extremely important.

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Everything You Need to Know about Temporal Thermometers

By CME Corp Staff on Jun 20, 2020 2:30:08 PM

What is a temporal thermometer? Temporal thermometers contain an infrared scanner measuring the heat on the surface of the skin, which results from blood moving through the temporal artery in the forehead. This type of thermometer is non-invasive and may even be applied while a patient is sleeping.

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Four Ways CME Can Facilitate Pandemic Preparedness Equipment

By CME Corp Staff on May 29, 2020 3:08:09 PM

COVID-19 hit our nation-wide healthcare supply chain with full force, leaving everyone scrambling to acquire the essential equipment for quick expansions of hospital capacity.  Whether outfitting triage stations, emergency rooms, labs, or ICU beds, equipment has been hard to find in the timeframe needed.  CME Corp is an equipment-focused distributor working with federal, state and municipal agencies and healthcare systems across the country to assist in medical equipment acquisition.  

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Facilitating Healthcare Supply Chains Nationwide with Critical Medical Equipment Needed for COVID-19

By CME Corp Staff on Apr 2, 2020 9:13:22 AM

COVID-19, described by the CDC as "an emerging public health threat," is a serious, novel and life threatening pandemic sweeping the nation. Hospitals across the country are scrambling to increase capacity, and Santa Clara County recently released a “Drive-Through Medicine Drive Through Triage Template” to help with the construction of temporary triage units.

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Five eco-friendly purchases that reduce your facility’s waste stream

By CME Corp Staff on Mar 9, 2020 10:00:00 AM

According to the American Hospital Association’s guide, Sustainability Roadmap for Hospitals, healthcare facilities generate up to 25 pounds of waste per day per patient. What if we made a goal to lessen waste by thinking green from the very beginning, during the planning and purchasing stage?  

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Six Ways CME Has Supplemented Biomedical Departments in Healthcare Systems

By CME Corp Staff on Feb 26, 2020 11:37:36 AM

Biomedical departments in large healthcare systems have a myriad of important responsibilities including:

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