Implementation of intelligent infusion technology in a multihospital setting
- CHECKLIST. // Health Facilities Management;Sep2007, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p56
The article offers updates on regulatory and compliance issues related to health facilities management in the U.S. To reflect an all-hazards, scalable approach to emergency management, the Joint Commission has revised its emergency management standards for hospitals, critical access hospitals...
- LEGALLY SPEAKING. Maeve, M. Katherine; Burke, Deborah // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p193
The article discusses the factors to be considered to prevent the negative impact of channel infusion pump on patient care on Intensive Care Units. One factor is to ensure better understanding between those who programmed and loaded pumps and the inherent design of the pump which made it...
- Sharing the wealth. Page, Leigh // Materials Management in Health Care;Apr2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p27
Reports that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General has approved a gainsharing arrangement at Harrisburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. Claim that gainsharing has been responsible for short-term savings and long-term changes in physician's attitudes;...
- When the Rules Are Red. Runy, Lee Ann // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Oct2005, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p23
This article discusses the adoption behavior-based expectations actions to ensure optimal outcome and prevent harm in hospitals in the U.S. Conversely, when the behaviors are not followed, bad outcomes may result. Sentara Healthcare, a six-hospital system, uses behavior expectations to reinforce...
- One Woman's Tragedy. Vecchio, Antoinette; Noble, Suzanne // Health Management Technology;Nov2000, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p37
Discusses how the adverse drug event suffered by healthcare professional Elizabeth Mroz has led to the creation of PatientGuard, a software program for drug infusion pumps. Applications of the program; How the program works; Efforts made by Mroz to enhance patient safety.
- Factors Related to Smart Infusion Pump Workarounds. // MEDSURG Nursing;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p368
The article reports on the study which identified the reasons why medical-surgical clinical nurses used workarounds.
- Patient satisfaction and clinical excellence: A materials management perspective. Stitt, William // Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2004, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p58
Focuses on the role of hospital's materials management department in patient satisfaction and clinical excellence. Correlation between materials functions and patient satisfaction; Inconvenience brought about by unordered medical supplies; Importance of the department to hospitals.
- Hospital purchasing. Kuehn, Kurt // Healthcare Purchasing News;Oct2005, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p54
Expresses views on the challenges in hospital purchasing. Expected increase in healthcare spending; Lack of supply chain management in hospitals; Factors to consider in hospital purchasing.
- Central Service: Do you know who we are? Kovach, Stephen M. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p54
Provides information on the central service (CS) department of hospitals. Other names of the CS department; Misconceptions about CS; Responsibilities of the CS department; Importance of the CS department to hospital operations.