HBOT Chamber Maintenance Records Retention
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HBOT Chamber Maintenance Records Retention
How long do we need to keep hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber logs/records/annual preventative maintenance records? As healthcare continues the process of trans...
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Investigational HBOT Indications
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Investigational HBOT Indications
We would like to start this blog series by emphasizing that we are not recommending HBOT for off-label indications. However, the use of HBOT for certain off-lab...
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Hyperbaric Safety Drills - Are You Prepared?
Never underestimate the importance of safety drillsKnowing emergency procedures and drills are critical to safety in the workplace and for your patients. Perfor...
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Prohibited Items, Risk Assessment And Authorization
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Prohibited Items, Risk Assessment And Authorization
What is your role in hyperbaricmedicine safety? Are you a Technologist, Nurse, Safety or Medical Director? In any of these roles, you will need to address prohi...
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Inclement weather?   Check the Chamber Exhaust Termination Points
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Inclement weather? Check the Chamber Exhaust Termination Points
Could your Chamber Exhaust Termination Points be blocked?April, May and June are the peak months for tornadoes in the United States. We have heard from colleagu...
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Housekeeping and the NFPA 99
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Housekeeping and the NFPA 99
What is housekeeping?According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, housekeeping is: - the care and management of property and the provision of equipment and ser...
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Quality of Care Requires Ongoing Competency Evaluations
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Quality of Care Requires Ongoing Competency Evaluations
Why conduct a Competency Assessment at your facility?Quality of care requires ongoing competency evaluations As clinical processes continue to grow in complexi...
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HBO must read - Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy and oxygen compatibility of skin and wound care products
This is a recommended read for all hyperbaric clinicians picked by our editorial team. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Oxygen Compatibility of Skin and Wound Car...
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Safety stops, checklists… when to document
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Safety stops, checklists… when to document
Safety StopClinicians providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy go to great lengths to ensure patient safety with every treatment. We utilize processes and systems th...
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CMS NFPA 99 requirements - what does it take to be compliant?
Why is fire safety important in a hyperbaric oxygen therapy facility?Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO) facilities are constantly at risk of fire, as conditions ne...
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Active Shooter In A Healthcare Facility
In early May 2018, two women were shot outside of Mount Sinai Hospital (Chicago) while waiting for news on a relative who was shot earlier in the day. In Jun...
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The Role of the Medical Director in Hyperbaric Safety - A Brief Overview
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The Role of the Medical Director in Hyperbaric Safety - A Brief Overview
The Role of the Medical Director in Hyperbaric Safety I've been asked to address some of the qualities of a hyperbaric medical director with the theme of hyp...
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