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FlexFit® Chart Rack
FlexibilE Storage SolutionS
The new FlexFit® chart rack from Carstens is the ideal mobile chart storage solution for long-term care providers. The FlexFit® chart rack is available in five sizes and features adjustable dividers, angled shelves that keep charts secure, and a top shelf that can be used as a work surface. Adjustable dividers allow for the storage of ringbinders of all sizes.
CUSTOMIZE: BUILD YOUR OWN
BUILD YOUR OWN
Customizable WALLAroo® wall-mounted storage cabinets and workstations are great for storing medications, supplies, resident charts, and electronics in resident rooms at the point-of-care. Storing medications at the point-of-care helps prevent medication errors and allows caretakers to spent more time with residents.
WALKAroo™ Mobile Workstations
WALKAroo™ mobile workstations are designed to increase productivity but also enhance the patient experience. WALKAroo™ workstations have a small movable footprint and feature a stable work surface perfect for smaller rooms and high-traffic areas.
Carstens, Inc. Announces New Contract with Vizient, Inc. for Charting Systems and Electronic Health Record Support Products
Carstens, Inc., an industry leader in health care support products, is proud to announce a new supplier agreement with Vizient, Inc., the nation’s largest member-driven health care performance improvement company. The three-year supplier agreement, effective August 1, 2017, includes Carstens’ full line of charting systems and electronic health record support products.
Carstens, a leading provider of healthcare support products, is proud to announce the newest addition to their senior management team. Ray Heller has been hired as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ray will oversee Carstens’ domestic and international sales as well as marketing initiatives.
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.
Theft and Loss in Long-term Care
In 1995, Crimestoppers, Inc. reviewed and reported on personal theft in long-term care facilities.
. . . A group of banks conducted a study on ways to provide safety deposit boxes in community places . . . It became apparent that there was a need for lock boxes and other prevention programs in some nursing homes because of the unsafe reputation of some facilities and the high incidence of stolen personal items in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.
Implementing an EHR solution requires forethought and proper prior planning. As they become more ubiquitous in healthcare facilities around the country, many supportive products are being created and sold to ease the transition and improve workflow.