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Comparing ISO 13485 and ISO 9001

Comparing ISO 13485 to ISO 9001: Why “ISO-Certified” isn’t Enough

June 17, 2019

The only ISO quality standard specific to the high-risk medical device industry is ISO 13485:2016. Explore the critical shortcomings of ISO 9001 within the healthcare industry and why being “ISO-certified” isn’t enough. Part 2 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.

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The Quality Engine: How the Vendors You Choose Impact Your Facility

June 4, 2019

As health systems increasingly depend on vendors to provide essential medical equipment rental and service, one concerning quality gap has emerged: a lack of regulatory oversight of those service providers. Part 1 of a 4-part series exploring the gaps surrounding medical equipment quality.

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Boost BMETs - 3 tips from a clinical engineering vet

Boost Your BMETs: 3 Tips from a Clinical Engineering Vet

May 21, 2019

Clinical engineering departments are being tasked to do more, yet staffing levels have not increased to keep up with the heavier workload. What’s more, BMET demands are changing too. How can hospitals meet these demands and address technician needs?

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BLS Illumination Award: Elevating Safe Medical Laser Programs in the Operating Room

April 4, 2019

Agiliti is honored to be recognized for the 2019 BLS Illumination Award, emphasizing the importance of promoting safe medical laser programs in operating rooms across the healthcare industry.

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We Are Agiliti

We Are Agiliti

December 3, 2018

Names matter. And the best names do an excellent job of capturing the essence of a company. Why we chose ours.

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The Dog Days of Summer: The Perfect Time to Prepare for the Flu?

July 31, 2018

In the midst of Summer, it can be difficult to think about Winter. But in terms of getting prepared for the flu season, that’s exactly what needs to happen.

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3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Departments

Rise of the Machines: 3 Trends Impacting Biomedical Service Demands

July 9, 2018

Biomedical technicians are now responsible for more equipment than ever before. This responsibility and other related challenges are complicating hospital equipment service demands.

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4 Tips For Effective Hospital Outsourcing

June 18, 2018

Outsourcing supportive services is key to helping free up staff time. But having too many vendors can end up driving greater inefficiencies. Here are four tips to help find the right balance.

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Reduce Hospital Administrative Tasks

Free Up Hospital Staff to Focus on Patients, Not Admin Tasks

June 4, 2018

Hospital administrative tasks are necessary and important, but they place extra strain on staff across the facility. Reduce the burden to improve patient care.

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3 Ways to Strengthen Your Clinical Engineering Team

May 21, 2018

Hospital clinical engineering departments are increasingly squeezed for time and resources, making it harder for CE directors to achieve objectives that can have a greater impact for their team and hospital.

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Reduce Nurse Burdens

3 Ways to Reduce Nurse Burdens & Drive Job Satisfaction

May 7, 2018

National Nurses Week provides an opportunity to celebrate the excellent work done by all nursing teams and staff. It’s also a good time to acknowledge and explore opportunities to improve nurse working conditions.

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Hospital Growth Strategies

How Informed Patients are Redefining Hospital Growth Strategies

April 30, 2018

Price pressures from multiple directions are forcing hospitals to explore opportunities to more effectively manage costs and outcomes to attract patients and allow for growth.

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Successful Hospital M&A Strategies

The Key to Hospital M&A Success: Unlocking Quick Wins

April 17, 2018

As health system M&A activity continues at increasing rates and scale, implementing strategies to ensure a smooth and quick integration becomes ever important to the bottom line.

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Improve Hospital HCAHPS Scores with Better Medical Equipment Management

Improve HCAHPS by Focusing on Medical Equipment Management

April 2, 2018

Many hospitals are investing in “extras” to make a good first impression with their patients. But these “extras” fail to address core issues that impact the patient experience.

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How Hospitals can Attract Health Care Technology Management Talent

The Battle for Healthcare Technology Management Talent: How Hospitals Can Compete

March 21, 2018

Millennials are about to replace Baby Boomers as the largest living adult generation in the U.S. This will have a significant impact on the recruitment and retention of healthcare technology management professionals.

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