ACTION PRODUCTS – A BIG SUPPLIER FOR THE TOP TEN’S SMALLEST PATIENTS

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:41:42 AM America/New_York

Right-sizing, when it comes to healthcare, involves designing products for safety and patient outcomes. Unfortunately, when devices and products intended for adult bodies are retrofitted for pediatric use, that does nothing but elevate risks and cause discomfort. That’s why we here at Action Products headquarters were absolutely thrilled to read the article “US News names 10 children’s hospitals to its Honor Roll”.  We realized that our pediatric products are being used in 100% of those top ten children’s hospitals in the country!  Gratifyingly, we know why - Action Products offers one of the largest assortments of sizes for pediatric OR patients. Read on...

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Pediatric Care

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:28:06 PM America/New_York

Upon finding an alarming increase in the number of pressure ulcers reported with children, a plan was put forward at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to reduce the number of bedsore incidents.

There are four main stages in the advancement of bedsores, researchers found: Read on....

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PRESSURE INJURY AVOIDANCE WITH CHILDREN IN PRONE POSITION

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 9:55:06 AM America/New_York

“Excellent skin care is an attribute of quality care,” begins the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne paper on pressure injury prevention and management, cautioning that a pressure injury can develop in as short as 30 minutes if there is high pressure in a small area. Increased pressure, over short periods of time and slight pressure for long periods of time have been shown to cause equal damage. Read on...

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ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL PRODUCTS IN THE OPERATING ROOM? NOT!

Monday, November 14, 2016 1:40:06 PM America/New_York

The healthcare marketplace is in the midst of significant change. Providers have always faced the challenge of balancing the services they provide with the cost of providing the services. Successfully adapting to change involves right-sizing the services and the facilities in which to provide these services,” comments healthcare design firm, Artekna.  Read more about right-sizing...

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Action teams with Catchwinds Pediatrics

Thursday, November 3, 2016 2:27:08 PM America/New_York

The world of pediatric medical devices has been enhanced with Catchwind Pediatrics, a membership-based organization that brings manufacturers, medical professionals, engineers and government officials together to facilitate progress in the market. Action has joined Catchwind to reinforce its commitment to the pediatric market. Read more...

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