ASSEMBLY BILL 2537: Mandatory 3 Month Supply of PPE Products

On September 29, 2020 California Governor, Gavin Newsom, approved Bill 2537 that requires public and private employers in general acute care hospital to ensure that the employees use personal protective equipment supplied for them. The Bill would further require that … Read More

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Your Trusted Minority Owned Partners to Meet California Assembly Bill No. 962

As a healthcare worker, your days are demanding, and time is limited. You selflessly care for your patients while attempting to prevent errors and operate as efficiently as possible. What if you had more time? What if you had time-saving … Read More

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Untangling Disorganization on Drug Labeling in ICU

Recent studies show that over a 9 year period, infusion mix-up errors were the most common (22.6%; n = 205), of which 92% involved high alert drugs (e.g., heparin, insulin). Current strategies to reduce infusion mix-ups are limited, with infusion … Read More

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What Death Rate Do You Have Due to VAP in Covid Patients?

NeVap ET Tube Simex Per the CDC’s data effective Nov 30, 2020, 12 states have a higher than 50% death rate due to VAP pneumonia and secondary bacterial infection:   Alaska (55%) Arizona (56%) California (56%) Colorado (50%) District of … Read More

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Helpful Tools to Comfort Children After a Disaster in a Healthcare Setting

Having to be in a hospital for an illness or injury is cause for concern enough, imagine being admitted because of an ailment during a disaster situation. Now take a child and place them in that scenario, the mind races … Read More

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12 Common Mistakes When Applying for Grants

Healthcare facilities that avoid the following pitfalls will be more likely to have winning grant applications. This was an article published by Robin Hattersley-Gray at Campus safety magazine that had very useful information and worth reposting. 1. Not Applying: The … Read More

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Will Health Care Professionals Work in a Disaster?

A Hospital’s surge of patients during a disaster depends largely on having an adequate number of personnel to provide care. Studies conducted since 1991 have indicated that health care personnel may not be willing to work in all disaster situations. … Read More

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What Do These Symbols Mean and Why Are They Important

NSF – National Sanitation Foundation The basic NSF International logo is the round blue mark with white lettering. This logo simply means that a product has met basic NSF certification standards. The Importance of NSF Certification A health code violation … Read More

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Where to Store Disaster Food?

Storage options can be a tricky thing for medical facilities that do not have the space available. In addition to having the space, it also needs to be temperature-controlled. Most disaster food with a 10-year shelf life or longer are … Read More

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Is How Your Food Packaged Important to the Shelf Life and Quality of Your Disaster Food?

There are 3 main components that spoil food, water (Moisture) Heat and Oxygen. When removing these elements from our food source, manufactures are able to create a food product that can last up to 30 years without losing more than … Read More

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