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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

The features and functions have met our needs in multiple treatment areas. The staff members have...

Aug 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Technology

There isn't good utility in the backup battery. We are finding that the product needs to be plugged...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The pumps are pretty great. I can't think of a single issue we have ever had with them. They are...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Nothing comes to mind that we could improve around patient safety. The pumps are really handy. The...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Relationship

I don't know whether the pumps are part of our long-term plans. I haven't heard anyone say one way...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I don't know how well the product supports our integration goals. That knowledge is a bit above me....

Aug 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

I haven't heard from B. Braun the whole time during the COVID-19 pandemic. I feel like we don't have...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Implementation and Training

There has been no ongoing training that I have known of, at least not at the end-user stage. Maybe...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Interfacing and Integration

There is potential for growth with integration that we have on the radar here, but COVID-19 has...

Aug 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I don't know how much money we have spent on the pumps. No matter what we have spent on the pumps,...

Aug 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Other pumps have a buffer, so when there is a gap, as soon as the pump reconnects to Wi-Fi, it will...

Apr 2020
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Director

Interfacing and Integration

Because of the current state of the marketplace, I would probably buy B. Braun's pump again. If B....

Apr 2020
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Director

Technology

Now, the pumps are so old that we can't do wireless upgrades on them. If we want to go wireless, we...

Apr 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

B. Braun's pumps are accurate and dependable, and B. Braun's pumps have more abilities with the...

Apr 2020
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Manager

Technology

We aren't wireless with the Perfusor Space pumps, and that limits us from using the most up-to-date...

Apr 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

We have had a couple of limitations with the minimum flow rate for the Perfusor Space pumps. It is a...

Apr 2020
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The vendor's value lies in the fact that the pumps are cost effective. The Perfusor Space pumps have...

Apr 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Functionality and Upgrades

The Perfusor Space integrates very easily, and the wireless component is very easy for our clinical...

Mar 2020
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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

We get visited fairly regularly by B. Braun's clinical and sales staff, and we get visited a few...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The pumps are very straightforward and easy to work with. It was easy to build the dictionaries, so...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Updating the pumps isn't an easy task. We have found problems with the pumps while updating. The...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Future Outlook

We will probably have B. Braun’s pumps for many years. The way that they build the pumps is great....

Mar 2020
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

B. Braun doesn’t nickel-and-dime us. A couple of times, I have lost software and B. Braun has been...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

There is not really anything bad that I could say about B. Braun. There are a few hard-code settings...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Relationship

I have not dealt with too much of the executive piece. I have gone to a few upper-end meetings, and...

Mar 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

B. Braun’s actual product is great, and the build is easy. The functionality seems to be great. For...

Mar 2020
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Director

Interfacing and Integration

I like that we have the option to use the same vendor's product house-wide. I don't like having two...

Feb 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

My comments are based on the nursing department. That department is happy and hasn't had any issues....

Feb 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

I would rate the vendor really low for interaction with their customers, both in the sales and...

Feb 2020
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Manager

Implementation and Training

The battery life is good. It is easy to train the nurses on configurations. There are no problems...

Feb 2020
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Manager

Technology

The door latches break a lot. The pumps break several times a week. The door falls off. The nurses...

Feb 2020
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Manager

Technology

The power supplies are weak. The ground plug is plastic, and it is only supposed to support the...

Feb 2020
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Director

Interfacing and Integration

The issue that we have has to do with the interface between the pump and our EMR. We would like a...

Feb 2020
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Director

Service and Support

The vendor does online training or webinars. I wasn't able to get a true feel for what the pumps...

Feb 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

There are some things I would like to see in the pumps. I don't want to say that we want flexibility...

Feb 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

If the decision were up to me, I would buy the pumps again because I have worked with them before...

Feb 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

Our implementation with B. Braun followed the rollout plan and the timeline that was given to us,...

Feb 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

During the implementation there wasn't much direction or help with having the background to build...

Feb 2020
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Director

Service and Support

We kept asking B. Braun to reach out to other similar teams that were using the product to see...

Feb 2020
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The price is really fair. B. Braun doesn't charge us for every little thing. They did a lot of...

Jan 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

B. Braun brought in a variety of people when they came for our implementation. Every part of our...

Jan 2020
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Director

Service and Support

B. Braun's service people are very proactive. As soon as they find something, they immediately tell...

Jan 2020
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Director

Relationship

Some of B. Braun's executives were here for our implementation. Everybody was involved, and I was...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

When I need something, I reach out to the B. Braun implementation people who helped us out in the...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

I don't know anything about the reporting for B. Braun's pumps. If there is any type of reporting...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

B. Braun is very proactive. They respond to emails and give us the direction that we need when we...

Jan 2020
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Director

Implementation and Training

There hasn’t been any need for additional training on the pumps. The initial training was excellent....

Jan 2020
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Pumps in general can be tricky for new staff members. Using B. Braun's pumps is about as easy as it...

Jan 2020
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Director

Service and Support

We have been with B. Braun for a long time and have never had any real problems. That is why we have...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

B. Braun's online tools cause things to take extra time.

Jan 2020
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Manager

Service and Support

On the pharmacy side of things, B. Braun is responsive to inquiries. They set up a web-based tool to...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Having lived through a number of drug shortages that resulted in adaptations to the drug library, I...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

I want the ability to successfully move to the next level with the pumps in terms of patient safety...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Relationship

The last few times that we have had a B. Braun representative come, the representative has been the...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The B. Braun pump functions well, and our staff members are happy with the drug library, which is...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

There is one thing that my staff members voice frustration about. When a patient is in an emergency...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

If I were in the market for a pump, I would probably have to do some research on what else is out...

Jan 2020
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

We haven’t had any issues with the Perfusor Space pumps. We do preventative maintenance on them once...

Dec 2019
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

We got a good deal on the Perfusor Space pumps, so we got our money’s worth in that regard. That was...

Dec 2019
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The Perfusor Space pumps continue to be very limited in terms of the drug library. We have looked at...

Nov 2019
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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

I wouldn't buy the Perfusor Space pumps again. They are number one on my list of products I want to...

Nov 2019
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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

We receive no reports whatsoever from the Perfusor Space pumps. We see safety concerns that were...

Nov 2019
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Director

Service and Support

B. Braun has some upgrades coming down the line. We have had a pretty big turnover recently with all...

Jun 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The Perfusor Space pumps are our syringe pumps; we don’t use them much for PCA pumps. Our pediatric...

Jun 2019
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Director

Technology

We have some breakdown issues with our pumps, but they are very old, and I expected them to have...

Jun 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

There are some needs that B. Braun is currently not meeting, but they are developing the pumps to...

Jun 2019
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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We like the exactness and the size of the pumps. They have a pressure-activated driver that stops at...

Jun 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Future Outlook

The pumps are not wireless, but we are looking forward to having that functionality.

Jun 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

We have had some issues with the library updates. A large part of the problem is our Wi-Fi, but once...

Jun 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

There was a problem when we were trying to integrate our EMR with the pumps. The doses were...

Jun 2019
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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

I have heard some complaints about priming B. Braun’s pumps, especially in an emergency.

Jun 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Service and Support

B. Braun has been great to work with. We have had no issues with the vendor keeping their promises....

May 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Implementation and Training

During our implementation, B. Braun involved us and communicated with us not only when we were...

May 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Implementation and Training

The biggest issue that we have is the number of nurses that need to get trained. We try to put as...

May 2019
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VP/Other Executive

Relationship

B. Braun always checks in on how things are going and asks whether we need anything from them. I...

May 2019
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Director

Relationship

B. Braun keeps their promises. I have had great experiences with them; otherwise, I wouldn’t be...

Feb 2019
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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

B. Braun is good about not charging for extra things. They are good about product enhancements. For...

Feb 2019
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Manager

Interfacing and Integration

We have the wireless interface, but the Perfusor Space syringe still lacks the ability to transmit...

Feb 2019
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Director

Technology

We have been extremely happy with the pumps. We use them in a couple of different departments, and...

Feb 2019
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Director

Future Outlook

B. Braun’s newest version has wireless connectivity, which will allow us to integrate with our...

Feb 2019
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Nurse

Technology

We can preprogram the library. The pump is fairly easy to use and has a locking mechanism.

Feb 2019
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Nurse

Technology

I would like B. Braun to add more buttons. Instead of a C for Clear, which function also takes the...

Feb 2019
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Manager

Technology

B. Braun is bringing in some new pumps with the WiFi function so we can wirelessly download drug...

Feb 2019
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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

The pump's drug library is pretty limited because that is all we needed.

Feb 2019
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Manager

Service and Support

The pump library was very easy to code. B. Braun’s implementation team was very helpful, very...

Feb 2019
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Manager

Technology

B. Braun's programming is a little cumbersome, but the end-user experience is on the more positive...

Feb 2019
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