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How Much do Patient Falls Cost in Your Medical Facility?

How Much do Patient Falls Cost in Your Medical Facility

Fall prevention is key to patient health and the achievement of better patient outcomes. However, beyond that, fall prevention is critical for avoiding non-reimbursable costs to your facility. Because falls are deemed “preventable” events or “Never Events” by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), there is no clear path to reimbursement. Even in the case […]

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Reduce Staff Injuries with Lighter Weight Patient Positioners

In a given day, nurses have been estimated to lift a total of 1.8 tons in a single shift—yes, nearly 2 tons!—making it no wonder they consistently rank as having one of the highest incidence rates of back, neck, and shoulder injuries. Consequently, more than one-third of all U.S. nurses miss work due to some […]

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Tips to Reduce Injuries in Your Healthcare Practice

Though the focus of medical care is often the patients themselves, personnel helping to provide that care are at an increased risk for back and other musculoskeletal injury. Workload and patient handling have resulted in nurses and surgeons exhibiting one of the highest rates of these conditions among all occupations. However, through safer and evolving […]

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Supporting Aphasia Patients Through Attention to Psychosocial Needs

Lost in the purely physiological treatment of patients with aphasia, typically the adverse effect of a head injury or stroke, are the condition’s psychosocial implications. Inattention to a patient’s psychosocial well-being can lead to depression and a prolonged recovery. However, a more in-depth look at both aphasia treatment and communication can help patients feel fulfilled […]

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Should Medical Professionals Wear Eye Protection to Prevent Radiation Exposure?

Your eyes are two of your body’s most valuable and sensitive organs, yet, when working with radiation, it’s still not standard practice to protect the eyes as well as current technology allows. While attention to eye safety and the use of leaded eyewear are starting to come to the forefront of medical thinking, improvements can […]

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Tips to Improve Patient Payment Compliance in Orthopedic Practices

Though quality of care is the highest priority for your orthopedic practice, you need timely and adequate patient payment compliance to continue to provide that care. As deductibles rise, unexpected bills crop up after traumatic events and out-of-pocket costs hinder patients’ ability to pay, financial instability can result. Fortunately, patient education and up-front costs can […]

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Dispelling the Myths of What Makes a Quality Shoe Insert

The latest AliTalks podcast discussion examined the important factors that go into a quality shoe insert. Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Michelle Rocha, national retail marketing manager and product specialist at Bauerfeind. Rocha talked about the importance of the right insert to provide foot relief and alleviate knee and back pain. Rocha then […]

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Getting Bio, Socio, Psych with It: How Holon Health’s Holistic Care Model Supports Substance Abuse Patients
March 1, 2024

In an era where healthcare innovation is paramount, the latest episode of Healthcare Rethink by FinThrive introduces Holon Health’s holistic care model for individuals battling substance abuse disorders. Host Brian Urban and Holon Health CEO Jason Herzog delve into the integration of healthcare and criminal justice to support substance abuse patients. Holon Health’s holistic […]

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Powering Missouri Forward: The Smart Energy Revolution
March 1, 2024

How is Missouri leading the smart energy revolution to create a more sustainable and resilient electric grid? Industry Analyst Gabrielle Bejarano brings into focus the groundbreaking efforts in Missouri, facilitated by Ameren’s smart energy plan and the technological prowess of Avail Infrastructure Solutions. Highlighting the seamless integration of state-of-the-art technologies and strategic upgrades, Bejarano […]

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Join WSI at the Becht Coker Workshop 2024 in Sugarland, TX
March 1, 2024

Join WSI, the world leader in coker life extension, February 20-22, 2024 for the Becht workshop covering the entire coking unit with case studies and best practices from industry leaders such as ExxonMobil, Phillips 66, Motiva, CITGO, Marathon, PEMEX, Cenovus, and Valero.

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WSI’s Andrea Pacchiarotti to Give ASEAN Waste to Energy Week Presentation
March 1, 2024

Industry professionals gathering for the ASEAN Waste to Energy Week in Ho Chi Minh City to explore sustainable solutions for the region’s growing energy needs will want to add one essential speaker to their calendars. Andrea Pacchiarotti the Director at WSI Singapore, an Avail Infrastructure Solutions company, will be delivering a must-see presentation on […]

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AliTalks: Nurses Shouldn’t Have to DIY Patient Positioners
September 12, 2019

When patients are undergoing surgery, nurses work to ensure their patients are in the safest, proper position whether they’re lying on their back supine, face down prone, or even inverted in Trendelenburg position. To do this, healthcare providers use foam, gel, or bean bag positioners to properly support their patients, but some hospitals are […]

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The Unspoken Need for Speech Pathologists in Healthcare with Sandy Grafton
July 8, 2019

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 high demand as conditions like dementia and brain injury are on the rise. The world is awakening to the indispensable need for speech pathologists as […]

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Operating Room Turnover Kits are Saving Time, Money, and Preventing Infections
May 23, 2019

It seems healthcare professionals at care facilities are trying to do more with less time and resources: more patients, fewer nurses, less reimbursement from Medicare, and rising demands from health insurance companies. But at a time when some patients — an estimated 650,000 annually — are coming out of hospitals sicker than they were before […]

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