Tecsys Guest Blog Post

Cory Turner, Director of Healthcare Strategy and Product Marketing, Tecsys We’ve been hearing from our customers how Omnicell’s OptiFlex point of use (POU) system is ceasing production and support for its medical/surgical supply cabinets. You could replace Omnicell’s OptiFlex with another standalone, par level inventory tool to address one piece of your supply chain puzzle

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The Impact of Staff Shortages & Vaccine Deadlines

By Lisa Brooks, RN, MSN, MBA Staffing Shortages and Vaccine Deadlines: The Newest Headline in a Decades-Old Struggle When I was contemplating becoming a nurse in the early 2000s, what swayed me was a set of commercials by Johnson & Johnson. In one, a nurse sings ‘Emma, Emma, bo-bemma,’ with a little girl to distract

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Principles of Service

By Lindsey Kromm, Director of Client Services If you haven’t had a chance to read The Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn, this is your sign to grab a copy right now!  The book is about a passionate mail carrier named Fred who goes the extra mile in his job and is one of few books that every working person should read, regardless of whether you are

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Hospital RFID Storage Solutions

The way that medical supply inventory is managed in hospitals is changing. In the past, it was normal for healthcare organizations to have a surplus of inventory. Physicians had to be served, nurses had to be able to find what they needed quickly—and it was the supply chain’s responsibility to make sure there was inventory

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The Rise of ASCs: What This Means for Med Tech

by: Joe Pleshek, President & CEO As our nation continues to grapple with the increasing cost of healthcare, the growth of services provided by Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) offers a great model for transformation in the delivery of healthcare.  ASCs are outpatient facilities that provide same-day surgical care without the need for hospital admission.  In the past, almost

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The Significance of Software QA

By Padmini Chintakayala, Sr Quality Assurance Engineer I am sure we have all heard about quality assurance or quality control at some point in our careers. Quality assurance at face value means that a product or service is at its optimum level and that it’s ready for release to the general public. Basically, it’s the

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Frustrations of Manual Inventory Management: A Nurse’s Perspective

by Lisa Brooks, RN, MSN, MBA I started my nursing career on a medical-surgical unit of a busy city hospital. Like most new nursing graduates, I was put on the night shift and frequently assigned more than the recommended number of patients. That meant while the city slept, I sprinted from patient room to patient

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Surgical Loaner Kit Software Redefined

By Jonathan Tillman, CEO, Medical Tracking Soultions Why do companies still build their own Loaner Kit Processing Software? This is a question I ask myself almost daily,  but none of the answers I tell myself seem to satisfy. So, a little history lesson, most of our readers probably know this, but it’s worth rehashing to

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RAIN RFID in Europe

by Ben Read, Business Development Executive The history of adoption of RAIN RFID for the European markets started back in the late nineties/early noughties, following the opening of the Auto-ID Centre (AIDC) in Europe, initially in the United Kingdom and Switzerland, and the introduction of Electronic Product Code (EPC). Early adopters of the technology in

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Debunking 4 Myths About RFID Inventory Management

By Keith Hoffman, National Sales Manager Terso has completed many significant RFID projects over the years. Inevitably, we face fears and objections when it comes to launching new initiatives around RFID solutions due to a number of misconceptions surrounding the technology. While there is no such thing as a perfect solution, we feel very strongly

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