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How New Robotics are Shaping the Hospitals of Tomorrow

Photo courtesy of Alex Miller, U.S. ABB Media Relations Technology provider ABB announce on July 10 that it will install advanced collaborative robotics for medical labs and hospitals, beginning in...

How Freezing Temperatures Became the Hottest Trend in Wellness

The beauty industry is an economic gold mine and consumers are on a constant journey of exploration. One practice in particular, cryotherapy, has continued to defy conventional wisdom within...

What the Medical World Can Learn at the ASHE Annual Conference

Healthcare facilities have always been dynamic and fluid working environments. The digital age has spurred a transformation that healthcare plant and facility managers must stay aware of. The ASHE Annual...

Guide to Amalgam Separator Filter Capacity [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Dental Amalgam Rule is becoming law in exactly 1 year (July, 2020).  This law requires your dental office to install an amalgam separator. While researching which...

CMS Seeks to Improve Patients Over Paperwork Initiative 2019

Patients Over Paperwork, an initiative launched in Fall 2017, streamlines regulations to cut the “red tape” burdening the healthcare system which often hinders a clinician’s fundamental mission—patient care. Patients Over...

The Unspoken Need for Speech Pathologists in Healthcare with Sandy Grafton

Speech Pathologists, once thought of as merely consultants for those with a stutter, are essential medical professionals that treat much more than a stammer. Today, speech pathologists are in...

Long Term Care Facilities Not Equipped For Bariatric Residents

Obesity is a major health issue, affecting millions of Americans, including the elderly. This shift in nursing home residents’ profiles is changing care dramatically, as these seniors deal with...
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Proper Patient Positioning Guidelines: Lithotomy Position

The supine position is the most commonly used position in surgery and has many variants; one such variant is the lithotomy position. The patient is placed on their back...
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Positioners: Disposable or Reusable?

Pressure injuries are significant health issues and one of the biggest challenges for healthcare facilities. Aside from increasing the cost of care and contributing to longer hospital stays, pressure...
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Occupational Burnout – Part 1: Who (or What) is Responsible?

This is the first part of a two-part blog post by WorkCare Associate Medical Director Brittany Busse, M.D. It’s no wonder job burnout is trending on social media and being...