We hear a lot about encryption and how it is an important tool to keep our data safe. Healthcare providers are required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to use encryption.
Hospitals, physician practices, and other healthcare facilities have rapidly expanded their use of technology in an effort to move from a paper-based environment to one that supports the use of electronic health record (EHR) or electronic medical record (EMR) solutions.
Helping patients manage their pain is important to every healthcare facility. Being able to monitor and record each patient’s pain level on an ongoing basis can be challenging, as it takes a large amount of a nurse’s time.
Protecting electronic patient health information (ePHI) has become even more critical as the healthcare industry transitions away from paper-based processes and into a more connected, electronic delivery model.
In this post, we look into the past, present, and future of healthcare communication technology. Technology has evolved significantly over time, especially when it comes to the ways in which we communicate.
Red Alert emergency and event notification system provides the tools to notify the appropriate responders for emergencies, weather alerts, evacuations, as well as for daily, weekly, and monthly meeting and event reminders
Operator scripting has many benefits. Not only does it reduce the numerous errors of the past, it can also automate the process, and give the calls a personal feel. It has enhanced the ability to put protocol in place.
Each year, approximately 16% of patients in United States hospitals are readmitted within 30 days of discharge. Readmissions and the additional treatments they entail are costly to both patients and insurers. Increasingly, they are costly to hospitals as well.