Vein finder detects subcutaneous veins

Cutting-edge Vein finder detects subcutaneous veins through patented infrared light technology – in effect, providing you with a vivid vein map with the click of switch. With a precise map to follow, your staff’s first stick success rate will soar . Why is this important? Because this in turn will lead to greater patient satisfaction. Employees will be happier, too, as the difficulty in finding an adequate vein decreases dramatically and they are able to do their jobs better. Vein finder is highly beneficial when treating patients where vascular positioning is difficult, such as with the following conditions: child obesity, swollen tissue, hairy skin, hypovolemia, and more. Vein finder also has three color settings to ensure it works with all colors of skin.

See the manufacturer’s web site here.


End of Support for Office/Exchange 2007

Microsoft has announced that it will no longer support Office 2007/Exchange 2007 after October 2017.

In addition, Microsoft will no longer offer custom support of Office products to customers with Premier support contracts.

After those end of support dates, we [Microsoft] will no longer offer custom support on any version of Office products (Exchange Server; Office Suites; SharePoint Server; Office Communications Server; Lync Server; Skype for Business Server; Project Server and Visio).

Extended, free support for Microsoft Exchange 2007 with Service Pack 3 is set to end in April 2017. Support for Office 2007 with Service Pack 3 is slated to end next October.

“End of support” means there will be no more fixes or patches — paid or free, security or non-security — coming for specific products.

Contact your Microsoft sales manager for more information.

ADL Implements Nebulizer Monitoring Assessments Module

ADL has implemented a new Nebulizer Monitoring Assessments module in its EMR.

This module allows caretakers to capture pre- and post- nebulizer medical assessments, including Respiration Rate, Pulse, O2 Saturation, and Lung Sounds.


New Web Browser Security Requirements

Effective September 1, 2016; New Web Browser Security Requirements

Web Browsers and Systems are Required to Support TLS 1.2

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is advising all DEA registrants of pending changes to DEA’s Office of Diversion Control websites.

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council recommend that users, including Federal agencies, upgrade their browsers and systems to software supporting Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.2 or higher. The DEA will comply with this recommendation in order to ensure protection of data transmitted through DEA-owned information technology infrastructure.

After August 31, 2016, all users are required to utilize browsers with TLS version 1.2 or higher when accessing DEA Office of Diversion Control websites. You may need to update your operating system and/or internet browser to continue to access these sites.

The largest population of users expected to be impacted by this change are users implementing unsupported versions of the Windows operating system (Vista and earlier versions) and those using Internet Explorer Version 9 or earlier. Other browsers and operating systems may be affected — check with the software manufacturer to make certain that TLS 1.2 is supported and enabled on your system.