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Director

Baxter has kept the software up for the networks, so they have delivered on their promises there.

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Our implementation was a long time ago, but back then, I would have rated that in the middle. Baxter...

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The product quality is pretty high. We hear very little about the nurses saying the pumps don’t work...

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I wouldn’t recommend what we have. I would like to see the integrated pumps. But I do like the Sigma...

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Director

The Sigma Spectrum pumps are at least in our plans for the immediate future. There may be a system...

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Director

We got the next version of the Sigma Spectrum pumps so that they would be ready to interface with...

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Director

Sometimes it is hard for Baxter to keep their promises because we are asking for a lot. The pumps...

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Director

The Sigma Spectrum pumps are expensive. We don’t like that having the pumps tied to the Baxter...

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Manager

If I were starting over, I would go with a different model of this product that offers EMR...

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Baxter's phone and web support have been amazing. Baxter has gone through a lot of management...

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Nurse

I know that the frontline staff has had some issues with Sigma Spectrum, but on the whole, they are...

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Nurse

It is difficult to get the right person at Baxter to resolve issues in a timely manner. We jump...

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Director

Our pumps are getting old, and some locations have battery issues. We are looking at moving into the...

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Director

Baxter seems to always be available. I get a lot of contact with Baxter's sales force. Anytime I...

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Director

There seems to be some inconsistency with Baxter's billing. We have issues with our billing that we...

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Director

The Sigma Spectrum's drug library is good, and the process for publishing the wireless drug library...

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Director

We have been very happy with Baxter and our relationship. The company is reputable, and overall, the...

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Director

We haven’t gotten a lot of contact from our Baxter representative, and I haven’t seen any big...

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Manager

Overall, my experience with Baxter has been extremely positive. If there is ever an issue, Baxter...

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Manager

My recommendation to Baxter would be that when they are looking to release new products, they should...

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Director

We will probably do an RFP to see what other systems are available and what the best enterprise...

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Director

Things are just the same old, same old. The biggest change is because of COVID-19. We want to be...

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CNIO

We love the product’s portability and what we can do with the number and weight reduction. The...

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CNIO

Baxter has maintained their promises on everything, and that is why we continue to go with them. We...

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Analyst/Coordinator

If I scan a medication, it doesn’t go automatically to the EMR. We scan the IV bag, but it is just...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Soon after we got the pumps, we had problems with them. They were alarming too often. The Baxter...

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Analyst/Coordinator

What I like about the Sigma Spectrum is that it is easy to use and not hard to program. The size of...

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Analyst/Coordinator

What I don’t care for with the Sigma Spectrum is that it alarms a lot. There are good alarms if...

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Manager

Baxter wouldn't be my first choice because of how many servers it takes to support the support and...

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Manager

The Sigma Spectrum seems to last forever since that is how long we have been using it.

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Manager

I would look at other options if it were up to me whether to buy the Sigma Spectrum pumps again. The...

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Manager

Part of the problem with the Sigma Spectrum pumps is that there isn't much we can do on them...

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Manager

The pumps work as advertised, but I am not sure whether people in charge of picking them necessarily...

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Manager

I have used the support portal for the Sigma Spectrum pumps. I have problems with the website, and I...

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Analyst/Coordinator

I don't think our other pump vendor is a competitor of Baxter for LVP pumps. We are continually...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Baxter has improved the process a bit. At the start of Baxter, they were still dealing with some FDA...

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Director

The pumps are very functional and easy to use. The screen is good, and our staff members like it....

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Director

The alarms for the Sigma Spectrum pumps are problematic. There are alarms for upstream occlusions...

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Director

The Sigma Spectrum pumps aren't interoperable at all. I would like them to be, but part of the...

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VP/Other Executive

We would like to move to an interactive, bidirectional pump. We haven’t even started looking at...

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VP/Other Executive

I would like to see the product have more connectivity with information systems and our hospital...

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VP/Other Executive

I would tell others looking at this system that for the amount of money we have to pay to Baxter,...

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Manager

I can say more positive than negative things about the Sigma Spectrum pumps. We have done some...

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Manager

The only problem we have with the pumps is that when we take a drug from the hospital during a...

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Manager

We had an issue early on with the pumps. We removed the pin at the back that holds the plug in...

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Manager

Once we got into the software and understood how to use it, it was very good and easy to program....

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Manager

The pumps we use are all originals. They really hold up. We send in several pumps a year, and we use...

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Manager

The biggest problems with the pumps are the reload tubing sets and clean load point. The pumps had a...

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Manager

There really aren’t any problems with the services around the implementation or upgrades. The vendor...

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Manager

We don’t have any trouble at all with ease of use. The pumps are part of our long-term plan for the...

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Manager

Baxter overcommunicated during our recent upgrade. I view that as a positive. The vendor did a great...

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Manager

The Sigma Spectrum is very organized. The product works as it was intended to. From an...

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Manager

Baxter is offering new technology. Depending on some of the conversations we are having with Baxter,...

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Manager

I am able to hear about the experiences other Baxter customers have had with processes that we...

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Director

We have always loved Baxter. One thing that I love about the Sigma Spectrum is its high and low...

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Director

The more great systems that we have, the more our clinical staff members are willing to accept...

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Manager

We have not had any issues with Baxter. I know what they do, and they do it very well. We can...

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Manager

I have done the research on the alternatives. With one of those, if we go to see how many reports...

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Manager

When we bought the Baxter pump, it included the training. We have to buy the software and update it...

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Manager

I have worked so closely with Baxter for years, so they usually let me know right away when...

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Nurse

Our Sigma Spectrum pumps are not end of life yet. We tend to not jump from product to product, but...

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Nurse

The pumps are maximized and optimized for what they can do, and there isn't a whole lot that we...

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Nurse

Baxter has been very responsive throughout the implementation and updates. The vendor sends more...

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Manager

The solution is easy to use. I can tell nurses how to use the pumps, and I have been through a...

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Manager

The drug library isn't integrated with our EHR or pharmacy systems or any other systems. I would...

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Manager

The upgrade to the Spectrum IQ pumps went well. It wasn't a big transition for the nurses because...

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Manager

I am glad that the Sigma Spectrum pumps are going to be integrated into our medical record. I like...

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Director

Baxter's pumps have wireless connections, so when I make changes to the software, the updates...

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Director

I would like for the pumps to integrate with our hospital information system.

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