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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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The 2017-18 Flu Season in Review: Anticipated and 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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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