6 Ways to Build Muscle Memory for Emergency Management in Healthcare

6 Ways to Build Muscle Memory for Emergency Management in Healthcare

From Gartner’s February 2018 Market Guide for Crisis/Emergency Management Platforms (C/EMP), I identified six takeaways that I feel are especially meaningful for healthcare organizations. Specifically, here’s what I recommend you do to help ensure your staff is ready and able to use your emergency management platform in a crisis.

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Healthcare Team Communication Tools to Reduce Nurse Burnout

Healthcare Team Communication Tools to Reduce Nurse Burnout

Care team tools for communication and shift staffing coordination can streamline nursing tasks to reduce stress and nurse burnout while increasing efficiency with healthcare communication technology. Learn 3 ways clinical communication and collaboration technology, such as a healthcare team communication tool, can play a substantial role in providing support to nurses.

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Agile Healthcare: The Communication and Coordination Challenge

Agile Healthcare: The Communication and Coordination Challenge

In hospital settings, communication and information exchange is handled by a patchwork of systems and devices such as nurse call, overhead announcements, telephones, pagers, and more. Imagine a nurse reaching a physician for a consult on the first try – nearly every time. That’s the power of agile healthcare communication.

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Planning for Collaboration: CMS Emergency Preparedness

Planning for Collaboration: CMS Emergency Preparedness

When CMS drafted emergency preparedness regulations, it sought to address a “patchwork of federal, state, and local laws and guidelines.” The CMS emergency preparedness rule helps put all healthcare facilities on the same page, so they can more easily coordinate communication, resources, shelter and services.

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Emergency Department Throughput: Mobile Technology for Effective Care Team Communication in Healthcare

Emergency Department Throughput: Mobile Technology for Effective Care Team Communication in Healthcare

As a healthcare technologist I’ve noticed that the common element of success is the ability to get the right resources (nurses, doctors, specialists, staff) to see the patient quickly – in other words, collaborate and communicate efficiently. And of course I think of technology to do that, and even more specifically mobile technology that goes with you where you go and fits your hospital’s processes/workflows.;

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