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Medical facilities need to store supplies and charts. But it’s not as simple as buying some shelves and stacking everything. HIPAA regulations mean patient information needs to be kept safe and secure from unauthorized access. Certain medical supplies need to be stored in clean environments free of dust. Not to mention the fact that both supplies and charts need to be easily accessible, especially when there is a life or death situation.
That’s why we offer a wide variety of storage solutions for medical supplies and charts. Our solutions are designed to keep information secure, supplies easily accessible – all while saving space and improving organization. Check out five of our most popular medical storage solutions below.
Mobile wire shelving is perfect for storage in clean rooms, sterile processing departments, and central sterile supply areas. They are easy to keep clean in places that require sterilization, and because the shelving is mobile, it will optimize your storage space. Additionally mobile wire shelving:
- promotes better air circulation, which reduces moisture and heat.
- offers better visibility because light can pass through the shelves.
- protects stored items from dust and contamination.
- increases fire protection because liquids can reach materials.
We even have wire shelving on wheels that can be used to set-up a Kanban storage system. (Click here to read about how the Kanban system works)
2. Hospital Carts for Medical Supplies
You need a way to store and transport medical supplies around the hospital. To get this done, while keeping everything organized and easily accessible, we offer many different types of hospital carts. You’ll find everything you need from pediatric carts to emergency crash carts. (Read a previous blog about the design of our pediatric carts)
3. Security Shutter Protect Medical Charts
To comply with the HIPAA law, healthcare organization must have safeguards – including physical barriers – to protect people’s health related information. Security shutters are the perfect barrier. During office hours, these lightweight doors roll up and out-of sight, yet when closed and locked, they provide a solid aluminum wall to safeguard medical records and other personal health information. Because our security shutters are available in numerous configurations, they can be affixed to existing shelves, record rooms, doorway openings or whatever area needs to be secured.
4. Pharmacy Narcotics Cabinets
Pharmacy narcotics cabinets offer secure medication storage so that your dangerous drugs are safe from all types of theft, including in-house personnel and outside criminals. With the optional cable and software, a designated manager is able to limit, designate, and track employees using the cabinet.
The software provides a manager mode with eight additional users allowed with their own specific codes for the electronic keypad lock. In addition, the software will maintain an audit trail (both the date and time) of the last 512 times the cabinet was accessed. (Learn more about the features of the pharmacy narcotics cabinets here)
5. Tambour Door Cabinets for Patient Charts
Tambour door cabinets are a great solution for storing and securing patient charts. They’re ideal for both small and medium size storage needs. The way it works is that the tambour doors slide into the side walls of the cabinet to avoid intruding into the room’s space. And the cabinets are available as individual cabinets or on space saving sliding track systems.
You can find all five of these medical supply and chart storage solutions and much more online from StoreMoreStore! And if you have any questions or need assistance, give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.
The Burden of Storing Medical Supplies, Sterile Inventory, and PPE
Medical supplies, sterile inventory, personal protective equipment (PPE), the list of items that are stored in healthcare facilities goes on and on. Making sure there is enough room for everything in addition to keeping certain items sterile can be a full time job. Fortunately, StoreMoreStore has designed a solution to remove that burden from you. What is it? Lateral wire storage shelving. This unique and innovative system will easily and efficiently store medical supplies, sterile inventory, and PPE in less space than traditional storage shelving while helping you maintain a clean environment.
How Does the Lateral Wire Storage Shelving Work to Save Space?
The shelving systems consist of stationary wire shelving units in the back with one, two, or three rows of mobile wire shelving in front. Each type of lateral wire storage shelving includes floor tracks, wire shelving units, rolling carriages, and hardware. Double deep units (two rows deep) come with stationary back units and one set of movable units in front. Triple deep units (three rows deep) come with stationary back units and two sets of movable units in front. Quadruple deep units (four rows deep) come with stationary back units and three sets of movable units in front.
Lateral Wire Storage Shelving is Cost-Effective and Flexible
The best part is that you can purchase only what you need now to save on up-front costs. When you have additional funding available, you can just add a set of tracks with shelving units. This way you can also try it out first without making a big monetary commitment.
The wire shelves are adjustable, which works great for storing a variety of items. Medical supplies, sterile inventory, and PPE can be stored in a way that works best for your healthcare facility and makes the most out of your space.
Speaking of cost-effective, if you need to purchase any medical supplies or PPE, visit our partner store Office Supplies Furniture USA. There you will find a variety of items, all at great prices.
Shop Now at StoreMoreStore for Lateral Wire Storage Shelving
Are you ready to make storing medical supplies, sterile inventory, and PPE easy? Then, shop online now for lateral wire storage shelving from StoreMoreStore! And if you need any help or have any questions, please give us a call at 1-855-786-7667.