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Alexandra Carney

Alexandra Carney
Alex is a Marketing Representative for Mainspring Healthcare Solutions and graduated Bentley University with a Major in Marketing and Liberal Studies Major in Global Perspectives.
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Purchasing CMMS: HTM Professionals Recommend What You Should Be Asking

Evaluating Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) can be a challenging process, especially when you're looking for healthcare specialization and more than basic break-fix capabilities. In TechNation magazine's article titled "Roundtable: CMMS Software", industry leaders recommend some key questions to ask when you start evaluating CMMS software.

Here are some of our favorites:

  1. Where is your department going to be in 10 years?
  2. How can CMMS impact larger hospital challenges?
  3. How comprehensive are the CMMS’ reporting and dashboards?
  4. Is the system truly an enterprise solution?

In Data Management, Capital Planning, CMMS

How to Eliminate Mobile Medical Equipment Availability Issues


Fixing Equipment Availability and Trust Issues Across Departments

If you work in a nursing or equipment services department, you understand that the relationship between your two departments isn't always rainbows and sunshine. Through this GIF story, learn how to conquer very real communication barriers and reestablish trust between your nursing and equipment services departments.

 


 

1. A Battle of the Departments

It is not uncommon to experience a massive breakdown in trust between nursing and equipment services departments in a hospital. Historically poor equipment delivery times and an overall lack of communication across departments can have everyone pointing fingers as to who is at fault.

In Departmental Communication, Equipment Hoarding, Safety, Service Performance Management

Mainspring Got Iced: Strike Out ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By now you have played and replayed the videos of friends, family, and celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads to honor the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The past few weeks have been surreal as the entire world has taken a moment to simultaneously look up and take notice. Somewhat surprisingly, I vividly remember the first time back in high school that I learned about Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.