In Reducing Shrinkage: A Tale of Two Solutions, I touched on the challenge of inventory shrinkage and teed up our first story about STANLEY Healthcare’s
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In my last post, I discussed the high costs of lost and stolen assets. In this one, I share the story of a health system in the Midwest—where the shrinkage tab had reached unsustainable levels.
By design, many medical devices are now small and portable. That makes them more mobile and flexible, but it also means they’re more vulnerable to loss. It can happen when a small device gets wadded up in dirty linens and sent down a laundry chute or when it’s accidentally tossed in the trash.
Most environmental monitoring solutions alert you when conditions have already moved out of the safe range. What if you could be alerted as soon as something was wrong—well before any environmental conditions are compromised?
This is Healthcare Technology Management Week, when the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) recognizes the important contributions of biomedical equipment technicians, clinical engineers and others in the field.
For STANLEY Healthcare, stewarding donated blood and platelets—along with organs, other tissues and a host of medications—is something we think about all 12 months of the year.
In medical school, many doctors are told “When you hear hoof beats, think horses—not zebras.” The idea is that when making a diagnosis, physicians should focus on the most likely possibility. For the most part, its sage advice whether practicing medicine or making a variety of other decisions.
AAMI 2017: What Advancements Will This Year Bring?
A customer of our AeroScout Asset Management solution recently shared some comments on how the solution is making a material impact on efficiency and safety.