Healthcare


Protect, organize, and provide easy access to surgical instruments

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Mar 2017

Protect, organize, and provide easy access to surgical instruments

A naval hospital needed a complete storage solution for its valuable inventory of surgical instruments and packed surgical kits. The officer in charge of the hospital’s surgical storage area required a storage system that would: Preserve the instruments’ sterility and accessibility Simplify inventory management while still remaining configurable and flexible, and Fit in a constrained space with low ceilings. The solution consists of wire shelving...

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Storing Medical Solutions for Patient Treatment

17

Oct 2016

Storing Medical Solutions for Patient Treatment

Hospitals, dialysis clinics, cancer treatment centers, and other healthcare facilities must store large quantities of pre-formulated medical solutions for patient treatment. These liquids must be kept sterile and organized, but the jugs are heavy and take up a lot of space. A St. Louis hospital needed storage for one- and two-gallon jugs of dialysate, a solution used in dialysis treatments, in its dialysis unit. Staff...

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Spacesaver helps a hospital save nearly $40,000 a year

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Aug 2016

Spacesaver helps a hospital save nearly $40,000 a year

When a Chicago-area hospital was implementing modern materials management processes, it was looking for a cost-effective way to stay organized.  The hospital was paying more than $86,000 a year to lease an electronic supply management service to store and dispense supplies for cardiology procedures, and the system included cabinets, hand-held barcode scanners, software, and support services. The materials manager realized the hospital could purchase cabinets and scanners...

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Optimizing Cold Storage: Compact storage in a walk-in refrigerator

07

Mar 2016

Optimizing Cold Storage: Compact storage in a walk-in refrigerator

When a pathology lab needed to increase the amount of storage for their samples, they had one question: “What’s going to be the easiest way to store as many samples as we can with the current amount of space we have?” A walk-in refrigerator using existing shelving was the answer.  Just 2 benefits of many as a result of Spacesaver’s custom design include: Storage capacity was more...

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Improve Hospital Efficiency with Vertical Bed Storage

14

Jan 2016

Improve Hospital Efficiency with Vertical Bed Storage

When a local hospital needed a sophisticated way to store beds, they turned to the space saving experts at Diversified Storage Solutions.  Using VIDIR 3-Tier Vertical Bed Lift Storage Units, the hospital is now able to store 27 beds in 405 square feet of space.  As mentioned on Vidir’s website, the Bed Lift is a cost effective hospital bed storage system designed to store hospital beds off...

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Nurse Server Storage Increases Patient Contact Time

07

Jul 2015

Nurse Server Storage Increases Patient Contact Time

The demands on our healthcare system continue to increase, alongside a growing shortage of nurses, as the baby boomer population reaches the age of 65 and over. “By 2029, when all of the baby boomers will be 65 years and over, more than 20 percent of the total U.S. population will be over the age of 65” (U.S. Census Bureau). The result is valuable patient contact...

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Campuses are evolving and high density mobile storage can help!

29

Jun 2015

Campuses are evolving and high density mobile storage can help!

Today’s educational campuses are evolving, offering more diverse options and welcoming more students than ever before. With these changes comes a growing need to better utilize available space.  DSSI offers innovative ways to efficiently store more in the same amount of space using High Density Mobile Storage.  High Density Mobile Storage offers flexibility, security, and control to every part of campus, including: ·           Academic Libraries...

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16

Oct 2014

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Eagle Cart Covers

  We all know the storage advantages and easy mobility of Eagle Carts in healthcare settings – but are you aware of the benefits of cart covers?  Below we cover our Top 10 Reasons to Choose Eagle Cart Covers: 1.  Cart covers help prevent airborne contaminants from resting on items stored on Eagle carts. 2.  Cart covers are also a good means of deterring pilferage....

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29

Oct 2013

Three Challenges for the Decision Maker

When a business, law firm, athletic team, museum, or any entity stores stuff, they usually run into the same prevailing issues. Everything is so disorganized. We are running out of room. Our cabinets and shelves are filled to the brim and we don’t have room for any more. How are we supposed to move all this stuff into a new building? What can we do...

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08

May 2012

Spacesaver innovation on display

Storage for the healthcare industry is Spacesaver’s® passion – putting our knowledge and dedication into this area benefits both providers and patients, which explains why we are very active in the healthcare field.  Our constant innovation of storage solutions has allowed us to affect facilities from top to bottom, in the OR and through the sterile corridors. This month Spacesaver will be attending the 24th Annual Healthcare...

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