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IV Therapy



MIC-KEY* G Feeding Tube: Used by more clinicians and patients than any other brand



CORTRAK* is the only device that’s FDA-cleared to confirm bedside tube placements without x-ray

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How Value-Based Care Is Changing Reimbursement

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Healthcare is in the process of a major shift in how patient care will be delivered, and how it will be reimbursed. The old fee-for-service (FFS) model, in which providers…

Three Interventions To Improve Safety Of Neonatal Intubation

| Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention | No Comments
Infants who must spend time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) are considered “one of the highest-risk groups for adverse events (AEs) in the hospital setting,” according to a…

Benefits Of Implementing A Pediatric VAP Bundle

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Hospital-acquired infections are an unfortunate risk of hospitalization for adult and pediatric intensive care units (ICUs). According to a 2009 study in the Journal of Pediatrics, up to 12% of patients…

Advantages Of Turbo-Cleaning Closed Suction Catheter

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A key part of caring for patients on respiratory systems is constant vigilance and excellent care of their breathing tubes and catheters in order to prevent ventilator-associated events (VAE). A…

8 Tips For Infection Prevention In Ventilated Patients

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Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) is the leading cause of mortality in intensive care units, (1) according to a study in the Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials. Here are eight steps for infection…

Train Caregivers In Oral Care After Discharge

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Mechanically ventilated patients are at a particularly high risk of pneumonia even after discharge. Yet oral care protocols have been shown to make a positive difference in ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)…

Teach Caregivers the Proper Steps for Suctioning at Home

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Caregivers are likely excited to bring their loved one home after what may have been a lengthy hospital stay, but caring for a patient with a tracheotomy tube comes with…

Trach Care for Children

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When your pediatric patients go home with a tracheostomy or trach tube, their parents must learn to suction it properly during home care. Suctioning a child's trach with a closed…

Six Practical Steps That May Improve Billing Efficiency

| Chronic Care, Continuing Education, DH Patient Experience, DH Safety and Prevention, Digestive Health, IV Cost Reduction, IV Patient Experience, IV Therapy, Opioids, Ordering, Patient Support, Reimbursements, Respiratory Health, RH Patient Experience, RH Safety and Prevention | No Comments
Setting up efficient software and consistent billing practices are key steps to help establish a smooth process for provider reimbursements. However, billing isn't only about getting the data right; there…