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Transcription Errors: Solving an Urgent Challenge

By Seca Staff on Aug 10, 2022 9:23:24 AM

Each year in the United States alone, 7,000 to 9,000 people die because of medication errors. Some of these tragic incidents are associated with calculation of medication dosages based on incorrect weights. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of other patients experience, but often don’t report, an adverse drug event or other complications due to medication errors in general. The total cost of looking after patients with medication-associated errors is estimated to exceed $40 billion each year.1

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Enhancing Care During COVID-19 Pandemic with seca

By Binta Paye on May 5, 2020 11:40:52 AM

Social distancing protocols have been enforced to control and limit the spread of COVID-19. For frontline healthcare workers, social distancing isn't an option. Providing direct, immediate care to their patients cannot be avoided, and as the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ventilators continue to grow, so do the concerns for healthcare providers' safety. The safer caregivers can interact with patients, the more quality care they are able to provide. As supply chain distributors look to meet equipment shortages across the nation, seca joins them in implementing viable solutions.

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Weighing Patients: More Than Meets the Eye

By Lyndsey Nunez on Feb 5, 2020 4:43:13 PM

We can all relate to having our weight taken during each medical visit.  Our first encounter with a scale just after our birth is a kind of harbinger to what will be the most consistent measure of our health status done by clinicians.

Obtaining patient weight is fundamental, found across an array of hospital departments and specialties including:

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SECA looks to reduce America’s 20 million tons of e-waste

By CME Corp Staff on May 31, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Electronic waste or ‘e-waste” has become a growing problem for landfills and recycling centers. As electronics age, fail or become obsolete they need disposal. If not adequately handled, e-waste has the potential to leak toxic metal alloys and other components into groundwater sources.

While this sounds entirely avoidable, more than 20 million tons of e-waste are produced annually. This includes waste from such sources as hospitals, medical practices, and nursing homes. How can you minimize the potential pitfalls in disposing of outdated and broken electronics? Follow recycling mandates and guidelines while outfitting your facility with compliant and greener solutions to electronic necessities. 

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Manufacturer Feature: seca

By CME Corp Staff on Jun 13, 2017 1:34:00 PM

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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