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November 28, 2023

Release Announcement: Setra CEMS™ Software 6.0 Update

The latest version of Setra CEMS™ Software 6.0 is now available! This new software release is packed with new features and updates to improve the monitoring of critical environment applications. 

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September 26, 2023

Chronicles of Room Pressure Monitoring's Evolution

Discover the complex and ever changing history of room pressure monitoring, a testament to healthcare's commitment to safety. From ancient methods using smoke and feathers to today's sophisticated digital systems, explore how innovation has elevated infection control. 

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September 18, 2023

From Manual Checks to Money-Saving: How Setra LITE Reshaped Room Pressure Management in Southern California

This case study will explain how a prominent hospital in Southern California successfully improved compliance adherence, patient safety, and hospital efficiency while also seeing significant cost savings by automating room pressure monitoring in critical areas.  

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July 18, 2023

Maximizing Cost Savings and Increasing Labor Productivity with Setra Lite Room Pressure Monitor

In the fast-paced healthcare environment, optimizing efficiency and reducing costs are paramount objectives for hospitals. The Setra Lite Room Pressure Monitor offers a cutting-edge solution that streamlines monitoring processes, frees up valuable time, and ensures continuous compliance. We delve into the benefits of Setra Lite, highlighting its time-saving features, simplified setup, significant cost savings, and the ability to maintain continuous monitoring.

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June 13, 2023

Hospital Non-Critical Spaces: Ensuring Compliance in Often Overlooked Rooms

Enhancing Safety and Compliance

By incorporating Setra's room monitoring solutions, hospitals can proactively address compliance issues in non-critical spaces (such as linen storage, emergency departments, Bronchoscopy Spaces, etc.), ensuring patient safety, staff well-being, and regulatory adherence. Regular monitoring with Setra's reliable and user-friendly solutions minimizes the risk of non-compliance surprises and supports hospitals in achieving successful audits and inspections. This is why Setra's room monitors are trusted by the top 6 cardiology and heart surgery hospitals across the nation.

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June 13, 2023

Isolation Space: Protecting the Environment of Care

Isolation spaces represent some of the most critical spaces within a healthcare facility, given the potential harm they can pose to patients and staff if not monitored correctly. These spaces are commonly used to provide care for individuals with compromised immune systems, such as cancer or HIV patients, as well as to safeguard healthcare providers and the public against highly contagious diseases like Tuberculosis and COVID-19. The increased risk of infection from airborne pathogens underscores the importance of maintaining the highest standards of monitoring and equipment reliability. Setra's dependable solutions, trusted by top 5 nationally ranked hospitals across the US, provide the necessary assurance and support to ensure the safety and well-being of patients and healthcare personnel.

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June 13, 2023

Compounding Pharmacies: The Importance of Setra Room Monitors for Safety and Compliance

Ensure USP <797> and <800> Compliance

With Setra's trusted room monitors, compounding pharmacies can significantly enhance safety measures and meet the stringent requirements outlined by USP <800> and USP <797> standards. Compliance not only safeguards the well-being of pharmacy personnel but also prevents contamination of medications. Setra's reputation for reliability is exemplified by being trusted in 13 of the 20 top-rated hospitals in the US*. By leveraging Setra's proven monitoring solutions, compounding pharmacies can effectively mitigate risk, prioritize safety, and ensure compliance with regulatory standards.

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April 25, 2023

Meeting environmental requirements of USP <797> and <800>


Safety is Top Priority. Compliance is Essential. Will you be ready by November 2023?

Revised standards for USP General Chapter <797> for compounded sterile preparation (CSP) have been finalized and have an estimated effective date of Nov 1, 2023. These revisions will also affect USP <800> where hazardous drug (HD) compounding is applicable. Both standards include environmental monitoring and management requirements that were not previously enforced and must be met to achieve accreditation through local and national governing bodies come November 2023. Understanding the conditions and monitoring requirements is critical in ensuring compliance.

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October 12, 2022

Environmental Monitoring in Action - Setra CEMS Software Use Cases

There are many major benefits to be gained from the implementation of a Setra Continuous Environmental Monitoring System (CEMS). The use cases shown below exemplify the ongoing value delivered through this secure, highly available, cloud-based, real-time environmental monitoring, alarming, reporting and data collection platform. 

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September 23, 2022

The Value of Environmental Monitoring Systems (EMS) Through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

What is a REST API and Why Should I Care? 

The awareness and utilization of APIs has exploded in recent years. Originally the domain of the software development community, these powerful interoperability enablers are now at the forefront of web, cloud-based and mobile device application development. 

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