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Solving Lateral Transfers and Positioning Risk in Hospitals

What Puts The Nursing Staff At Risk? While you may think of hospitals as one of the safest places to work, they're actually one of the most dangerous workplaces for staff members. In fact, an OSHA study revealed that 7 workers for every 100 full-time employees at hospitals were injured on the job. Compare that rate to other private industries, and you'll discover that hospitals are almost twice as dangerous. The...

Positioning Patients Safely with EPD

Keeping Patients Safer and Reducing Injury to Caregivers When it comes to positioning patients safely and reducing the possibility of injury to caregivers, the medical community has continually adopted new technology. The EPD is no different. Known formally as an epidural positioning device, this medical technology is successful in positioning patients safely for various procedures. Most popularly used to position a patient for an epidural procedure, the epidural positioning device has provided...

Promoting Staff and Patient Safety with an EPD

Patient Safety with an EPD Invasive procedures involving conscious patients are tricky. It can be difficult for a patient to maintain a static position during this important procedure. A sudden movement from the patient may cause unnecessary pain and discomfort. To reduce the risk of improper epidural placement and to eliminate the manual handling of the patient by the nurse, SPH Medical can improve overall safety and efficiency with an EPD. ...

SPH Medical N95 Masks

Patients Flooding Healthcare Facilities The healthcare industry has long been using the N95 Masks as an effective measure to protect frontline workers and first responders from illness. With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, there are more patients flooding healthcare facilities. In addition, businesses in other industries like manufacturing are ordering large quantities of masks to protect their staff members. Overall, the demand for the NIOSH 95 mask has drastically increased. Unfortunately,...

SPH Medical Wholesale PPE

Wholesale PPE Supplier to Healthcare and Industry

SPH Medical: A Trusted Wholesale PPE Supplier for Healthcare and Industrial Applications Since 2012, SPH Medical, a southern California based wholesale PPE Supplier, has been considered a national leader when it comes to providing the most advanced and effective solutions for reducing rates of infection, improving staff and patient safety, reducing injuries and improving the outcomes of patient care across the United States healthcare system. SPH Medical has been consistently delivering...

Lateral Transfer Matt

Solving Lateral Transfer and Positioning Risk in Hospitals

Solving Lateral Transfer and Positioning Risk in Hospitals A Lateral transfer and patient repositioning are typical tasks of nursing staff around the globe. In fact, it's estimated by the American Nursing Association that the average nurse moves around 1.8 tons during a full eight-hour shift. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this immense amount of movement has resulted in medical professionals being at a 31.1 percent increased risk of musculoskeletal...

The Shortage of the N95 Mask Supply

Shortages of Medical Supplies, Including the N95 Mask Supply The pandemic has brought a lot of changes to the healthcare industry. From increased patient loads to shortages of medical supplies, many uncertainties are going into the future. One very specific medical supply that has got a lot of press lately is the N95 Mask supply. The CDC has recommended this particular mask as an effective protective measure against the novel coronavirus. For...

Reduce Nursing Injuries

Reducing Risk of Nursing Injury During Lateral Transfer

Nurses Perform Transfers It is a scenario that plays out in the hospital setting every day. A patient must move from a bed to a gurney for treatment or testing. Once the patient reaches his or her destination, it is time for another lateral transfer. SPH Medical is lowering the risk of nursing injury during lateral transfers. When a patient is mobile, this is not too difficult. In many cases, nurses and...

N95 Mask Demand and Fluid Protection

Skyrocketing Demand for PPE The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the demand for products around the globe. With skyrocketing demand for personal protective equipment, manufacturers are working harder than ever before to produce these products in adequate supplies. The N95 mask demand has been noted as one of the biggest product shortages in the country. A big cause of this shortage was the release of a CDC recommendation that the N95 mask...

N95 Mask Fit for Protection

Practicing Social Distancing and Wearing Face Masks Dr. Anthony S. Fauci acknowledges that without practicing social distancing and wearing face masks, the coronavirus’s spread would be worse than it is. Dr. Fauci is the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). For healthcare workers, the face mask that provides them with the best protection is the Makrite model 9500-N95. SPH Medical is your authorized supplier of the...