IV access

IV access

A patient satisfaction survey by Press Ganey Associates identifies that consistently one of the top ten complaints today relates to the venipuncture skills of clinicians. As is often the case, patients are labeled, and as if to warn clinicians call themselves, “a hard stick”. Patients and clinicians alike realize multiple sticks are painful, cause bruising,

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Healthcare Facility

Healthcare Facility

By healthcare personnel taking a proactive approach in identifying patients early in the admission process, having PICC lines placed promptly provides many benefits for numerous entities. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following: decreased length of stay, operational costs, pain and discomfort while increasing patient satisfaction, profits, utilization of staff time, and response

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