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Automated Dispensing - A Safer Healthcare Facility

24th May 2011
Automated Dispensing - A Safer Healthcare Facility The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies estimates that preventable medication errors result in more than 7,000 deaths each year in hospitals and tens of thousands more in outpatient facilitie... Read >
Author: Acudoserx

Understanding USP 797 Standards

23rd June 2010
The benchmark for sterile compounding is USP 797. The USP Chapter 797 was written by Mike Hurst, for pharmaceutical supplier Baxa Corp., and is the first promulgated standard for sterile compounding and became effective from January1, 2004. The concept of... Read >
Author: Jamie Hanson

RFID Wristbands Applications and Benefits

07th May 2010
RFID enabled wristbands are used for various purposes across a number if industries. Schools, hospitals, amusement parks, militaries, cruise ships and a number of other enterprises are moving forward with projects to put RFID tags into wristbands. RFID ... Read >
Author: Satya Narayan

Hospital Acquired Conditions and Your Health System’s Bottom Line

21st August 2008
The current Medicare payment system is considered to be "prospective," in that the amount paid to a hospital for a patient is fixed in advance and depends only on the diagnoses and major procedures reported at discharge. In reality, payments under this sy... Read >
Author: Scott Hodson

Certified Surgical Assistant Programs

20th January 2008
Those who are seeking an important position in the medical profession should look to certified surgical assistant programs where they can become certified operating room assistants. In the operating room, patient safety is the top priority and the role of... Read >
Author: Michael Bustamante

The Impact of Diversity on Healthcare and Patient Care

04th October 2006
Simply stated, diversity is variety. It is the unique combination of every single trait, characteristic, idea, belief, and preference that sets each individual apart from all others. The ways in which humans differ are virtually infinite, and precisely fo... Read >
Author: Modern Nurse
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