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The Role of Ergonomics in Healthcare Environments


The Role of Ergonomics in Healthcare Environments

October is Ergonomics Month, which is a great time to share insights from Nikki Grose-Grow, a certified ergonomic assessment specialist at Sierra Nevada Ergonomics.  Nikki is specially trained to evaluate hospital environments and is the ergonomist for northern Nevada’s largest healthcare system. As industries go, are healthcare practitioners more or less likely to suffer serious,…

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CASE STUDY: Health System Seeks Better Way to Use Portable Ultrasound Device


CASE STUDY: Health System Seeks Better Way to Use Portable Ultrasound Device

The Philips Lumify is a portable ultrasound device with multiple transducers that enables users to simply download a mobile application onto a smart device, plug in the transducer, and go. This technology’s extreme mobility and ease of use provides healthcare professionals more ways to treat patients on the scene, particularly during emergencies or while circulating among various patient…

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Tablets in Healthcare


Tablets in Healthcare

The ability to gather and access information with the touch of a fingertip, and carry it around wherever you go, is invaluable for those working in healthcare. It is for this reason that the healthcare industry has long dreamed of ways to harness the features of tablets and mobile devices. As this technology has evolved and developed in recent years, medical device manufacturers are rapidly…

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Save Time and Money: Standardize

There are numerous reasons hospitals prefer to work with just one vendor, particularly when it comes to products that support and position technologies like IT equipment and medical devices. The benefits often boil down to three main areas: cost, convenience and conformity. Cost Standardizing with a single manufacturer lowers a health system’s total cost of ownership in a number of…

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New Long Arm Workstation to Debut at HIMSS20

Healthcare technology departments make significant investments in IT tools and infrastructure to ensure medical equipment helps providers achieve the best results for their patients. What should also be given the same level of consideration is how to safely and ergonomically access these devices for optimal usage and improved workflows. That’s one reason we at GCX enjoy attending the…

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Helping ECG Device Makers Create Optimal Workflows


Helping ECG Device Makers Create Optimal Workflows

The cardiograph is a staple medical device within health organizations. Better known as an EKG or ECG, this common diagnostic tool is used to detect heart defects or monitor cardiac conditions during and after a health event. Whether used with remote monitors during stress tests or electrodes tethered to a bed- or chair-bound patient, it’s important that displays on these devices be…

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