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A COVID Toll: The Impact on Healthcare Staff

July 26, 2021

Thanks to the pandemic, burnout within healthcare facilities has never been higher. And it’s not just clinicians who are feeling the pain. But hope is not lost. Read on to see how some healthcare networks are addressing the problem.

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Takeaways from the Pandemic for Healthcare Technology Management Teams

April 28, 2021

The past year has been a challenging one, to be sure. It has resulted in unprecedented disruption within our healthcare supply chain networks. We’ve captured five key takeaways for HTM teams to consider as we move forward from the pandemic.

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Caring From Afar

A Look at Advancements in Patient Monitoring

March 3, 2021

The evolution of patient monitoring; the impacts of COVID-10 on monitoring; wireless patient monitoring; securing operating platforms from cyberattacks; and HTM training opportunities. These topics are all covered in this roundtable discussion.

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Learning From the Pandemic: How Hospitals are Planning for the Future

December 2, 2020

Early in the pandemic, many hospitals tried to meet higher patient demand by acquiring as much equipment as possible. Now, the challenge is how to effectively manage, utilize, service and store this equipment to ensure it is readily available for emergent events.

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What Does Medical Equipment Management Look Like Moving Forward?

October 15, 2020

In the early stages of the pandemic, serious gaps in our traditional healthcare supply chain network emerged. But is COVID-19 an outlier, or do we need to fundamentally change how we access and manage medical equipment and other essential supplies?

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Flu Season 2020-21 and COVID: Is Your Hospital Ready?

October 5, 2020

If there’s one thing we’ve learned for 2020, it’s to expect the unexpected. And this 2020-21 flu season is no different. Here are 4 ways your hospital can prepare.

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TechNation CMMS Roundtable

Budgets, Cybersecurity and Activity: The Importance of a Robust CMMS

September 14, 2020

CMMS systems not only help track maintenance and repair activity, they can also serve as the ‘source of truth’ to provide HTM teams with key data needed to build a prioritized 3 to 5-year equipment replacement plan.

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Emerging Healthcare Technology Management Challenges During COVID-19

September 1, 2020

For HTM teams, there are several unique factors that continue to impact how they support equipment maintenance and repair demands as patient volumes fluctuate.

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What HTM Teams Should Know About Infusion Pumps - Technician cleaning LVP pumps

HTM Infusion Pump Management: Advice from the Field

July 9, 2020

Infusion pumps are a core piece of medical equipment throughout a hospital, but is your facility implementing the best strategy to get the most of your fleet of pumps and other equipment?

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5 Strategies to Ramp up Elective Surgical Procedures

June 3, 2020

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on O.R. patient volumes, and questions remain on how best to move forward. We compiled 5 strategies healthcare facilities are using to ramp up elective surgical procedures.

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The Overlooked Risk to Hospital Infection Prevention Strategies During COVID-19

May 6, 2020

While getting the right medical equipment is important, it’s also important that the right safeguards are in place to minimize the potential for high-demand equipment itself from becoming an infection risk.

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2020 Vision: Healthcare Entering the New Decade with a Bang

January 23, 2020

As we kick off a new decade, healthcare organizations will increasingly face new challenges co-mingled with previous concerns, and the way issues are dealt with will set the precedent for years to come. Here are three trends impacting care facilities in the U.S.

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Looking back on 2019: 5 key takeaways related to healthcare

Looking Back: 5 Key Takeaways from 2019

December 19, 2019

As the year comes to an end, most attention shifts to what’s next: trends, predictions, expectations and challenges. But before we look ahead to 2020, we’re taking a look back at some of the biggest news from 2019. Here are five to keep in mind as you start a new year working in healthcare.

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3 Technologies Changing the Healthcare Industry – Is Your HTM Team Ready?

December 4, 2019

Technology is rapidly changing within hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Time among HTM teams is at a premium, making it difficult to prioritize new technology assessments. Here are 3 technologies worth examining.

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Growing Pains – How to Adapt to Increasing Bariatric Patient Care Needs

October 30, 2019

There isn’t a single solution or a quick fix to solving complex bariatric patient issues, but the equipment that is used to care for the bariatric population can play a big role in protecting both patients and caregivers. Here are four tips.

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