Continued Chip Shortage Impact on Healthcare Medical Devices

You would think it’s more important to supply manufacturers of life-saving equipment than the latest video game console. That is not the case with vital semiconductor chips used in both industries and many more. Today we cover the chip shortage from how it’s affecting the healthcare system and…


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Replace 6 Hospital Equipment with One Medical Computer or Tablet

Remember the days people used to walk with stereos and their arms fatigued from holding those bulky video cameras?  Now all those devices and functions fit in your pocket via your smartphone. A similar replacement, which we’re covering today, is happening in the healthcare industry thanks to…


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Cleaning in Hospital: Keeping Patients Safe

Do you ever think about housekeeping staff in hospitals? Probably not. The COVID-19 pandemic, though, brought many hospital departments to public attention in their heroic efforts to protect patients from the highly-contagious disease.  Hospital housekeeping is one of those departments. We cover it…


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HIPAA Guidelines & What is HIPAA Compliance [Compliance Checklist]

You know what is an easy way to save 1.5 Million dollars? Follow HIPAA’s regulations. This is the amount that companies on average are paying for each HIPAA violation. That is not including possible job loss or jail time.  So how does one avoid such eye-popping fines and penalties? What…


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An Introduction to Telehealth for Healthcare Industry

Did you recently have a doctor’s visit via a phone call or video chat? Or while in the hospital, watch as your primary provider linked up via video to a specialist thousands of miles away to discuss your case? These and many more are examples of telehealth.  Yet what exactly is this technology?…


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Cardiology Department: The Heart of the Hospital

Did you know the heart determined your place in the afterlife? At least it did to the ancient Egyptians. A person’s soul, represented by their heart, was weighed against the feather of Truth. If it weighed less, the soul went to Paradise. If it weighed more, the heart was devoured.  While the…


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Anesthesiology Department: The Science of Pain Management

Did you know the phrase, “bite the bullet,” meant exactly that? Wounded soldiers were given a bullet to bite on as the surgeons performed painful operations ranging from suturing wounds to sawing off limbs, all while conscious and without anesthesia. In the past we discussed the uses…


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PC Cooling: Why It is Important and What are Your Options

Open almost any PC chassis and you’ll see its cooling system whether it’s a squarish fan unit or the more exotic water cooler. Or no fan at all if your PC uses a fanless design.  What are the similarities? How different are they? This guide aims to answer these questions in the hopes it’ll help you…


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How CSSD Keeps Hospitals Safe for Patients

In the past we discussed the uses for computers in a medical healthcare facility or hospital. While we provided some solid guidelines, we didn’t address the various departments, their specialties, and unique requirements. Here we’ll be covering one of them ﹘ the Central Sterile Supply Department ﹘…


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Operating Room 101: Everything You Need to Know About the OR

In the past we discussed the uses for computers in a medical healthcare facility or hospital. While we provided some solid guidelines, we didn’t address the various departments, their specialties, and unique requirements. Here we’ll be covering one of them ﹘ the operating theater or room ﹘ from…


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