When USP <800> became official in December 2019, it did not become enforceable like USP <797>. Rather, it is advisory and meant to serve as a guideline for handling hazardous drugs (HDs). With this guideline in place, here are some actions pharmacies should take today.
April 09, 2020
Each space in a hospital requires a different level of monitoring. Some rooms necessitate observing a variety of parameters while others only need an indication of pressure. No matter the requirements, Setra offers a line of pressure monitors to fit any room.
April 07, 2020
Setra's Continuous Environmental Monitoring Solution (CEMS) is an adaptive system of hardware and web-based software providing access to environmental data in real-time. Setra's proprietary CEMS software accepts flexible data inputs and integrates analog and digital hardware, providing a 24/7 centralized monitoring solution with user-friendly data visualizations. With CEMS, users not only monitor environmental data but also visualize trends and issue alarms, demonstrating patterns in data to influence strategic actions.
Recently, Setra hosted a webinar around protecting isolation rooms during the coronavirus pandemic. The speaker was a member of our sales team who is Setra's Critical Environments specialist. Below are answers to the questions asked throughout the webinar.
March 26, 2020
Maintaining correct room pressure and airflow is essential in hospitals. Improper room pressurization risks a hospital's accreditation from the Joint Commission as well as jeopardizes the health of patients and staff.
March 17, 2020
The outbreak of an infectious disease can be overwhelming if a hospital is not prepared. Hospitals employ a variety of strategies to prevent the spread of such illnesses. One of the most prevalent approaches is to treat these patients in isolation rooms. For those working in and around isolation rooms, their safety depends on proper control of the differential pressure of the room. As the coronavirus becomes ever more a pressing concern, it is critical for hospitals and staff to take the right precautions for keeping isolation rooms safe.
January 23, 2020
Setra Systems will be exhibiting at the AHR Expo in Orlando from February 3 through the 5. In addition to our extensive HVAC and Critical Environments lines, this year Setra will be unveiling several new and exciting products. Come by and see Setra at booth 973!
As is common with most technology today, a room pressure monitor (RPM) can quickly be obsoleted by technological advances. With such rapid improvements in technology, it is crucial to select and RPM for your critical environment that won't be obsoleted by new technology in a year. Setra Flex Environmental Room Monitor is a high-end monitoring and control solution that helps hospitals meet the ever-changing standards of a variety of applications:
December 05, 2019
Critical environments are spaces where highly controlled processes take place. These room conditions prioritize safety of personnel and the protection of assets. Poor environmental control in these high-consequence applications can put people, processes, or products at risk. Examples of critical environments include: