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Optimize Patient care
Nurses, doctors, and staff in emergency departments and doctor’s offices deal with a constantly changing patient population. WALLAroo® wall-mounted cabinets and workstations from Carstens allow doctors and nurses to store access the supplies, medications, and EHR equipment they need at the point-of-care. WALLAroo® cabinets reduce medication errors and increases staff efficiency. Explore the possibilities and build your own WALLAroo® today.
OPTIMIZE YOUR WORKFLOW: MOBILE WORKSTATIONS
WALKAroo™ mobile workstations from Carstens make it easy for nurses and practitioners alike to transition from room to room and patient to patient. WALKAroo™ workstations help practitioners increase productivity and enhance the patient experience. All WALKAroo™ carts feature a stable work surface and their compact designs are perfect for smaller rooms and high-traffic areas.
TRADITIONAL CHARTING SYSTEMS ARE OUR LEGACY
Carstens offers an extensive catalog of charting supplies, including ringbinders, clipboards, labels, cards, dividers, white boards and custom imprinted products. Browse our collection and build a charting system that meets your facility’s needs.
When it comes to improving the patient experience, it should come as no surprise that one of the most impactful areas to focus on is nurses. Improving their work environment and job satisfaction is key. Many nurses are already seeking employment in careers that are less stressful and demanding, and their workload is only going to increase as demand for those trained in the profession continues to rise.
You can probably guess the top two causes of death in the United States – heart disease and cancer. But do you know what ranks as number three? It’s not car collisions, nor is it diabetes. The shocking answer: medical errors.
According to a 2013 article in the Journal of Patient Safety, researchers estimate that over 400,000 preventable deaths occur each year as a result of medical errors. Not only are these mistakes tragic, they’re also expensive. A 2008 study pegs their annual cost at an astounding $19.5 billion.
The transition to paperless documents and recordkeeping continues in every market segment as the world becomes increasingly digitized. Electronic archives offer the advantages of dramatically improved efficiency and operational cost savings compared to handwritten or printed documents. It’s only natural that many industries are adopting them. Perhaps no sector better capitalizes on the benefits of digitization than the healthcare field.
Medication errors do not get as much press as other healthcare issues, but they are pervasive in the United States. A landmark study by the Institute of Medicine estimates there is one medication error every day for every inpatient.1 Researchers estimated one million errors a year and 7,000 deaths due to medication mistakes.
Chart racks are simple, right? Not as much as you would think. A lot of thought goes into their design and functionality, especially today.When medical facilities used only paper charts, chart racks were typically built to accommodate specific ringbinder sizes. The permanent dividers, placed either 1”, 1.5”, 2”, 3” or 4” apart, would separate that sized ringbinder from the others. Manufacturers would offer various sized chart racks for each size ringbinder.