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Nurse Call Systems

Q: My facility is upgrading from a hard-wired to a wireless nurse call system. Our safety and supply manager is concerned that call systems have to have a form of …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 22, 2019
Nurse Call Systems

Q: Can you reference the standard, code or any information from Joint Commission, CMS or any other regulatory organization on the length of the emergency pull cord in a patient …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 8, 2019
ArticleNurse Call SystemsFacility Services

Q: We have a behavioral health unit and want to know if pull-cords are required on the nurse-call system in the patient bathroom? Is there an alternative to cords so …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 25, 2018
ArticleNurse Call Systems

Q: Are pull cords required on nurse call stations in outpatient facilities (physical therapy, outpatient surgery centers, etc? A: Based on the FGI Guidelines, nurse call stations in hospital bathrooms, …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 2, 2018
ArticleNurse Call Systems

Q: Could you please tell me or point me to the requirements for nurse call systems in a hospital? I am particularly interested in the application requirements for nurse call …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 27, 2018
Q&ANurse Call Systems

Q: We are looking at the difference between a "wired" and "wireless" nurse call system in our healthcare facility addition. Our current health center has a "wired" call system however …

Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 8, 2015

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