MedViron Guardian Rise Bassinet, Utah Hospital Trial

For a hospital equipment manufacturer engaged in product trials at many healthcare facilities, nothing is better than receiving positive responses from patients and caregivers. That is exactly what happened when nursing staff at a hospital in Utah began a trial of the MedViron Guardian Rise Bassinet. Infant caregivers were asked to fill out a survey on a range of criteria, […]

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MedViron Guardian Bassinet – infant tub cleaning test

After the purchase of MedViron Guardian Bassinets, Gundersen Health System expressed concern about the cleaning instructions on the bassinet’s infant tub.  These instructions are the instructions from the manufacturer of the material that goes into making the MedViron bassinet tub which MedViron is simply passing along.  MedViron purchased the disinfectant cleaner used by the Gundersen Health facility, Oxivir Five 16 […]

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National Birth Defects Prevention Month 2017 – Prevent to Protect: Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection

MEDVIRON is joining with the National Birth Defects Prevention Network (NBDPN) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase awareness that preventing infections before and during pregnancy can protect babies from being born with birth defects. January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The theme for 2017 is “Prevent to Protect: Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection” Every […]

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MedViron compliant with new FDA bassinet rule

On Monday, December 19, 2016 the FDA issued new rules and special controls governing pediatric medical beds and medical bassinets that go into effect January 18, 2017. Prior to 12/19/16, medical bassinets were in the FDA classification ‘‘pediatric hospital bed’’.  These new rules create “a separate regulation, under § 880.5145, for medical bassinets and imposes special controls for this device […]

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Moving from Volume to Value based Purchasing

One of the greatest challenges facing hospitals today is transitioning from a “fee for service” operating model to a value-outcome based model. Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements depend on a hospital’s scores from 17 process-of-care measures as well as 8 patient-care measures.1 Medicare and Medicaid are growing every year as an overall percentage of hospital payments, but actual payments per encounter […]

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