201610.03
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FDA requires all medical devices be uniquely identifiable

Over 10,000 medical device manufacturers bring over 4,000 new devices to market each year, and that doesn’t include updates to existing lines.  Manufacturers are required to classify their products but how they uniquely serial number each one is up to the manufacturer, making maintenance planning and recalls inconsistent.  Read how and why the FDA is implementing…

4 Reasons Why Time Matters in Healthcare Environments
201609.08
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4 Reasons Why Time Matters in Healthcare Environments

Facility Team’s state-of-the art tracking software helps keep equipment, spaces, and even employees organized: thus saving time when time is of the essence. Here are the top 4 reasons why time matters in the healthcare industry: Urgent Patient Care. The most obvious instance in which every second counts is urgent patient care. Cardiovascular emergencies, severe…

3 Challenges Facing the Healthcare Industry
201608.11
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3 Challenges Facing the Healthcare Industry

New technology and an increasing public awareness of the importance of preventative care promise to create an exciting future in the world of healthcare. Unfortunately, many challenges still remain–and even the positive changes in the industry pose challenges themselves. Here are four perennial challenges that the healthcare industry must always strive to overcome. 1. Managing…

Maintenance Software: An Investment Worth Making
201607.07
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Maintenance Software: An Investment Worth Making

In the medical industry and beyond, purchasing equipment represents a significant financial investment–which is why the smaller investment of careful maintenance is so crucial. Thanks to the latest Bluetooth tracking technology, maintaining valuable machinery, devices, and equipment can be both more effective and more cost-efficient. Here are a few of the most important reasons why…

Inspections based on risk categories
201607.01
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Inspections based on risk categories

An article reviewing NFPA 99 fire and life safety regulations describes how risk categories are applied to equipment and areas but notes that many go unidentified or unenforced.  Smart asset tags and the FacilityTeam mobile app help enforce standardization and make regular inspections incredibly fast and easy.  www.facilityteam.com/software/inspections