One of the first person-to-person connections a patient makes with a healthcare organization is often through a phone call. Whether the caller’s intent is to schedule an appointment, ask a question, or report an emergency, the way an operator handles that call plays a large role in patient care and satisfaction. Every phone call is an opportunity for the operator to uphold an organization’s values and provide excellent service.
Healthcare communication is incredibly complex. Even though technology is meant to increase efficiences, it’s well-known that disconnected software from multiple vendors cause communication breakdowns in hospitals and clinics.
Healthcare has gone digital. Wearable devices, smart hospital beds, internet of medical things (IoMT), mobile health (mHealth) and secure messaging, telemedicine, telehealth, and other software-supported tools have become incredibly useful .
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