[gravityform id="4" title="false" description="false"]

UHS Equipment Value Management Blog

Blog


2017-18 Flu Season Review

The 2017-18 Flu Season in Review: Anticipated & Underprepared

March 9, 2018

The current flu season isn’t over yet but is already on record as the worst seen in nearly a decade. Here is a recap of the season so far and three key takeaways from the 2017-18 flu season.

> READ MORE | 5 MIN

Medical Laser Safety Officer Training - UHS Blog

The Importance of Hospital Medical Laser Safety Officers and Training

February 21, 2018

As the use of medical laser technology continues to increase, so do the risks and safety concerns associated with surgical lasers. Establishing a dedicated MLSO is critical for your OR.

> READ MORE | 5 MIN

Ensure Hospital Post-Merger & Acquisition Success

Strategies for Improving Post-Merger Clinical Integration

February 9, 2018

Hospitals are merging at an accelerated rate. But M&A alone won’t guarantee success. Hospitals need a plan to smooth the integration process and show quick results.

> READ MORE | 4 MIN

Reduce Patient Leakage - improve patient satisfaction

Why Patient Retention is the Foundation of Hospital Success

January 16, 2018

The shifting health care landscape and changes in consumer behavior have helped make patient retention the foundation for hospital success. Is your hospital using innovative and cost-effective strategies to improve patient retention?

> READ MORE | 3 MIN

Emerging Medical Technologies - UHS

Clinical Engineering Challenges Amid Emerging Technologies

January 9, 2018

Hospital clinical engineering teams have an important role to play in assessing emerging health care technologies. But how can you prepare for the next wave of tech if you don’t have the time and tools to do so?

> READ MORE | 4 MIN

Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

How to Reduce Supply Chain Waste in Your Hospital

December 13, 2017

Discover tips for reducing equipment costs and supply chain waste in your hospital. Learn how your supply chain team can improve clinical outcomes and the overall patient experience.

> READ MORE | 4 MIN

Improve HCAHPS scores with better equipment management

Want to Improve HCAHPS Scores? Bring Nurses Back to the Bedside

December 7, 2017

Non-patient tasks are overburdening many nurses, yet nurses play a tremendous role in patient satisfaction. Discover how freeing up nurses can improve your hospital’s HCAHPS scores and increase revenue.

> READ MORE | 4 MIN

Hospital Flu Preparedness - Is Your Medical Equipment Ready for the Flu Season

Feeling Down Under? It Might Be the Flu: How Hospitals Can Prepare

October 17, 2017

The high volume of flu cases in Australia, plus the recent catastrophic run of hurricanes and ongoing wildfires, could signal a tough season ahead for the U.S. Here are 3 tips on how hospitals can better prepare for the flu.

> READ MORE | 4 MIN

Critical Questions Surrounding Rental Equipment

Critical Questions to Ask Your Medical Equipment Rental Provider

September 8, 2017

The U.S. Congress is  focusing on the quality and safety standards of all medical device suppliers and service providers, not just the OEMs. How do you know your medical equipment rentals are safe and patient ready?

> READ MORE | 2 MIN

Reduce burnout - Increase nurse retention

Fighting the Growing Problem of Nurse Burnout & Turnover

September 1, 2017

One in eight nurses will leave their jobs within the year. This number may not surprise hospital staff or leadership, but the forces behind this trend might. Learn what some leading hospitals are doing to combat the high costs of nurse turnover.

> READ MORE | 2 MIN

Attract and Retain Millennial Biomed Techs

How Hospitals Can Attract & Retain Millennial Biomed Technicians

August 23, 2017

Biomed departments are facing two dueling realities: Large segments of their work force retiring, and the continued rise of software-enabled technology. Capturing the next wave of technical talent will determine if they sink or float. Are you prepared?

> READ MORE | 2 MIN

Capitalizing on Change Executive Report

Capitalize on Change to Grow Hospital Revenues

August 16, 2017

Health care is in flux. Many senior hospital leaders are looking for new ways to capitalize on change to improve topline performance and fund growth initiatives. More often than not, those strategies are based on simple, economical practices.

> READ MORE | 3 MIN