Category: Power Management

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Delivering Critical Patient Care amid Unexpected Outages

Natural disasters have always threatened healthcare facilities with unexpected outages, but the growing frequency of such events has put a new spotlight on power management infrastructure. Fortunately, technologies have emerged to help guard healthcare facilities and drive continuous patient care.

Power Management

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Lights Out: Tracking the Impact of Power Outages

As the need for power continues to grow in the mission-critical healthcare environment, providers can’t afford any downtime. But with the magnitude of ever-escalating power threats and the growing complexity of healthcare IT, uptime isn’t an easy guarantee. Here’s why.

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Effective Battery Management Strategies

Although batteries are often an afterthought when it comes to medical devices, they are critically important. Poor battery management can knock crucial medical devices out of action, compromise patient care, and cost organizations a lot of money.

Batteries

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Battery Standard Provides Guidance on Testing Environmental Performance

After technical review, the NEMA/ANSI Dry Battery Section revised ANSI C18.4M American National Standard for Portable Cells and Batteries—Environmental. This standard provides guidance on testing the environmental performance of batteries, the symbols used to convey messages for collection and recycling, and more.

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Tripp Lite Introduces Medical-Grade USB Charger

Chicago-based Tripp Lite has introduced a direct plug-in USB charger listed to UL 60601-1, making it the only USB charger on the market certified as fully compliant for use in patient-care vicinities, company officials say. This charger provides one USB Type-A port with 2.5A of power to charge a USB medical device, among other objects.

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