Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Alarm Fatigue in Hospitals

  • timothy-beglin

    Top 5 Strategies for Reducing Alarm Fatigue in Hospitals

    The relentless symphony of alarms in a healthcare setting can be overwhelming. Clinicians are bombarded by an average of more than 100 alarms per bed daily, and research suggests that 80-99% of these alarms are falsely activated due to human, technical, and...

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  • timothy-beglin

    Solving Alarm Management Complexities at Yale New Haven Hospital

    Care teams face constant pressure to deliver high-quality care. A significant hurdle in achieving this expectation is the overwhelming number of false alarms generated by patient monitoring equipment, which make up to 90% of all alarms in critical-care monitoring. These nonstop beeps...

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  • cheryl

    How Healthcare Leaders Can Tackle Nursing Staffing Shortages

    How Healthcare Can Tackle Nursing Staffing Shortages

    Despite the pandemic's effects beginning to wane for some, nurses in America are still feeling its effects. The healthcare industry faced nursing staffing shortages even before the pandemic. Since then, burnout, exhaustion, fatigue, and declining mental health have become increasingly...

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  • will-oconnor

    Improving Patient Safety Through Unified Clinical Collaboration

    The healthcare industry is being tested like never before. Faced with an unprecedented number of patients, providers are challenged with too many cases and not enough time. Nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals are often overworked, which can impact clinical...

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  • melody

    How Healthcare Technology Can Optimize Nursing Workflows

    How Healthcare Technology Can Optimize Nursing Workflows

    Even before Covid-19 arrived, the healthcare industry was experiencing a nursing labor shortage. As a result of the pandemic, burnout, exhaustion, and fatigue are more prevalent. Add the increased need for medical care brought on by an aging population, and...

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  • ricardo-estrada

    How to Leverage Communication and Data to Improve Patient Handoffs

    How to leverage communication and data to improve patient handoffs

    The patient handoff process is a sensitive period, rife with potential error. According to the Joint Commission, most serious medical errors involve miscommunication during patient handoffs between providers and care settings.¹ Whether transitioning care to another shift, team, or organization,...

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  • will-oconnor

    3 Benefits of Advanced Clinical Workflows in Alarm Management

    3 Benefits of Advanced Clinical Workflows in Alarm Management

    In our previous post, How Alarm Management Brings Additional Value to Your EHR, we explored how TigerConnect Alarm Management & Event Notification brings value to your EHR without disrupting existing clinical systems. Now, let’s examine how integrating alarm management and...

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  • peggydenness

    Tufts Medicine Unites Communications on a Single Platform

    Tufts Medicine Unites Communications on a Single Platform

    Recently, Will O’Connor, M.D. sat down with Dr. Shafiq Rab to talk about how Tufts Medicine, formerly Wellforce, Inc., is using TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration solutions to connect physicians, nurses, and patients for greater efficiency and care delivery. As Chief Digital...

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  • ricardo-estrada

    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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  • will-oconnor

    How Alarm Management Brings Additional Value to Your EHR

    Integrating Alarm Management with your EHR

    EHRs have become the gold standard digital repository for managing patient histories, demographics, diagnoses, progress notes, vaccinations, medications, and more. These vital systems play a crucial role in clinical decision-making and help reduce medical errors by improving the accuracy of...

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