We love our modern conveniences. Whether it’s the garage door opener, TV remote or ice maker, it disrupts our day when they don’t work and we’re forced to go manual.
But, it’s not just home appliances that cause frustrations. At work, there’s nothing more aggravating than clicking ”print” only to find that the output isn’t what you intended. And, it’s even worse when clients are waiting or a shipping deadline is near.
So, the question we ask ourselves, often in a panic, is how do I fix this?
Did the polar vortex increase the number of reported flu cases? And, did the geographic areas where temperatures remained near normal see a decrease?
The results may surprise you.
From scheduling appointments, greeting patients and assisting them after an exam, keeping the veterinary practice organized requires the front office to juggle many responsibilities. For example,
Hand hygiene. Wash hands. Clean hands. Infection prevention. You pick the phrase but the fact is hand-washing is a never-ending problem for hospitals. Healthcare professionals know it’s the best way to prevent the spread of germs and diseases. But, on average, hand-washing compliance tops out at about 50%. That means when doctors, nurses and the medical staff come into contact with patients and germs, you can expect them to wash their hands every other time, at most!
The rise of chronic disease and a new generation of baby boomer customers have increased the need for portable oxygen concentrators (POCs).
New oxygen cylinder storage guidelines impact hospital Biomedical and Clinical Engineering departments. Recently, the Joint Commission (TJC) revised their acceptable standards which had been in place for several years. Have you updated your workflow?
Nearly 7,000,000 each year. Dropped off or found homeless. Animals that end up in shelters and hope for adoption. A chance to get back into a loving home. But although some make it out, many more don’t. And we want to increase the number that do. Here's how.
A staggering 7.6 million animals end up at shelters each year.
From mutts to purebreds, dogs, cats and a mix of other animals, there are many reasons including getting lost, abandoned, or just given away.
What happens when the printer doesn’t work? Printer technology has advanced to the point where we expect perfect output after we push print. But sometimes the printout isn’t what we expect. So, before you try kicking the printer, or some other creative method to solve your problem, consider these steps instead!
How do you prevent adverse drug events (ADEs)? Even with protocols and automation, there are numerous challenges that confront medical professionals each day. In particular, dealing with allergies, juggling multiple medications and the tangle of tubing that exists when administering multiple IV infusions to a single patient, are all problematic.