Thursday, August 6, 2020
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Smart Ways to Use Reminders So You Won’t Forget

Everyone has been there: You walk into a room…. and for the life of you, you just can’t remember why. You told your brain...
Prevent preoperative medication errors

Perioperative Perspective: Labeling Errors Are the Most Common Type of Medication Error

Reducing the potential for adverse drug events has been a key initiative for U.S. healthcare facilities for several years, but what is the cause...
A Simple Way to Reduce Cross-Contamination in the Radiology Department

A Simple Way to Reduce Cross-Contamination in the Radiology Department

Making Progress toward HAI Prevention  Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a serious, yet often preventable danger to patient safety.  According to the CDC, approximately one...
EMR Integrate Laser vs. Thermal Wristbands & Labels

Thermal vs. Laser Patient ID Wristbands Printing: A Critical Component of the EMR

Technology has transformed healthcare. From mobile monitoring devices in telemedicine to advanced imaging equipment, technology advances continue to improve efficiency, communication, and patient safety....

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Now Required at California Hospitals

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Improving safety is a top priority among healthcare facilities, not only for patients but for healthcare employees as well. Workplace violence has...
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How Breast Centers are Improving Patient Experience

Due to increasing scrutiny around patient satisfaction and what it may mean for reimbursement, patient volume, and quality standards, it’s no surprise that patient...
Benefits of Inkless Footprinters

5 Reasons L&D Nurses Prefer Inkless Footprinters

The vast majority of hospital L&D departments record newborn footprints shortly after birth as part of the medical record and also as a keepsake...
Improve Sterile Processing Workflow with 3 C's

Loaner and Vendor Problems: The 3 C’s that Can Improve your SPD

As the staff of most Sterile Processing Departments (SPD) can tell you, sterilization is getting complicated. As surgeries become more and more intricate and...

Reducing Transfusion Errors in Hospitals

Nurses are always in demand for their time and attention to patient care. Resources are spread thin and multi-tasking is expected. With such challenging...
Supply Chain Employee Earns a Bonus

3 Ways Product Standardization Can Help You Get a Bonus

Supply chain management in healthcare is complex and demanding. Being a supply chain professional means you are constantly under pressure to perform many different...
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