• Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Hosparus Health Moves to Clinical Collaboration to Improve Care Team Efficiency

    Hosparus Health Moves to Clinical Collaboration to Improve Care Team Efficiency

    Since 1978, Hosparus Health has provided hospice and palliative care to patients in Kentucky and Indiana. They are a fully accredited, non-profit organization providing medical care, grief counseling, pain management, and much more for patients and families facing serious and...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    The CNO’s Guide to Alarm Management & Event Notification

    The CNO’s Guide to Alarm Management & Event Notification

    When it comes to the hospital environment, nurses have their hands full. They manage intake, monitor patients, administer medication, coordinate and deliver care, maintain records, and when there’s a crisis - nurses are on the front lines. There’s no question...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    6+ Benefits of Effective Communication In Nursing

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    This post was originally published on August 29, 2018. The benefits of effective communication in nursing are often unseen and undervalued. Nurse communication is just as much an art as a science, where the art involves establishing a human connection...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    How TigerConnect Brings Alarm Management to the Cloud

    How TigerConnect Brings Alarm Management to the Cloud

    As healthcare undergoes unprecedented transformation, demands for more robust health information technology (IT) solutions are taking center stage. Recent market data reveals health IT is growing, with projected global market size of $829.2 billion in 2026, up from $319.2 billion...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Why Hospitals Should Standardize On Middleware

    Why Hospitals Should Standardize on Middleware

    Agility and efficiency are imperatives for every healthcare organization—and recent years have increased pressures to do more, more quickly.  To keep pace, many healthcare organizations have deployed a complex web of solutions and devices, including electronic health record (EHR) software,...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Reducing Patient Readmissions with Data and Communication Technology

    Reducing Patient Readmissions with Data and Communication Technology

    Reducing patient readmissions is a top priority for most health systems. A hospital readmissions reduction program will benefit from leveraging a unified clinical communication and collaboration platform to align care teams and keep patients on track with their care plan...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Clinical Alarm Management: Past, Present, & Future

    Clinical Alarm Management: Past, Present, and Future

    When it comes to a natural disaster like a hurricane, sound alarm management notifies people in time should they need to evacuate a high-risk area. Similarly, clinical alarm management refers to how a healthcare team responds to unfavorable changes in...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Nurse Call Software & the Digitalization of Point of Care Workflow

    Nurse Call Software

    Hardware-Based Nurse Call - A Race to the Bottom As hospitals and health systems have embraced digital transformation across their technology footprint, IT and clinical leaders face the challenge of upgrading their legacy clinical systems. However, adapting these solutions is...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Transforming & Optimizing the Nursing Environment at Decatur Morgan

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    Clinical interruptions, incessant unfiltered patient alarms and alerts, and extensive documentation – these are all things that inhibit nurses from providing the best patient care and can cause burnout. Unfortunately, these issues are the norm at most hospitals and healthcare...

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  • Julie S. Grenuk, RN, MS, RCC / Nurse Executive

    Let’s Talk About Clinical Interruptions and How We Can Help

    Today’s acute care nurses are carrying a heavy burden, punctuated by an ever-increasing workload, high patient-to-staff ratios, not to mention the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. This burden is compounded by longstanding challenges associated with distractions, stressful shifts, workplace...

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