Why Escalations are Important for Clinical Communication

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    Why Escalations are Important for Clinical Communication

    The typical day for a hospital worker is often (accurately) referred to as “organized chaos”. Understandably, daily tasks are dictated by the abrupt needs of patients, making most days highly unpredictable. With an increasing number of disruptions that can limit...

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    Impact of Mobile Technology in Healthcare

    How would YOU respond in this scenario: You're in the hospital room with one of your patients. You notice her smile is droopy on one side and she's having trouble speaking clearly. You know this wasn't happening 30 minutes ago,...

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    Improving Clinical Communications at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

    Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID - Milton) is a leading, regional community hospital providing nationally recognized quality of care and patient safety while serving the South Shore region of Massachusetts. The 100-bed acute care hospital has inpatient and outpatient services,...

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    5 Healthcare Books Worth Reading

    In this blog post, members of the TigerConnect team highlight books they are reading that cover some of the most relevant business and healthcare topics today. Here’s what we recommend to healthcare professionals or anyone who wants to learn more...

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    Navigating the Phases of Clinical Communication

    Navigating the phases of clinical communication

    The journey to modernize and improve clinical communications. Right now, the healthcare industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation. Hospitals and healthcare facilities are adopting cutting-edge technology, becoming more safe and secure (especially when it comes to patient health information),...

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    Putting the Patient First – EHR Integration

    Putting the patient first with EHR integration

    Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are central to putting the patient first. A good EHR system gives physicians, and nurses access to the accurate, up-to-date, and complete information they need to provide expert healthcare. One issue with using EHRs is integrating...

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    How to Provide Faster Treatment to Patients Experiencing a Cardiac Event

    Providing faster treatment to heart code patients

    In-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA) is all too common and often fatal. Survival rates for these events can be as low as 24.8% according to the American Heart Association. When an event like this occurs, it’s essential for clinical staff to...

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    How to Reduce ED Wait Times and Provide Faster Treatment to Patients

    How to Lower ED Wait Times and Provide Faster Treatment to Patients

    Prolonged emergency department (ED) wait times can severely impact quality of care and heighten the risk of adverse events, but it doesn’t stop there. Lower HCAHPS scores, extended length of visit and ED overcrowding are a few consequences that weigh...

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    Improving Patient Care by Combating Alarm Fatigue

    Combat Alarm Fatigue to Improve Patient Care

    There’s a quote by business writer Patrick Lencioni that applies to how many hospitals flag and communicate urgent cases — “If everything is important, then nothing is.” It’s a simple concept, but it’s all too prevalent in the modern medical...

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    Outcomes, Operations, and Opportunities

    How TigerConnect customers use our platform to improve patient care.

    In Healthcare you are frequently starting or finishing a shift and need to inform or reach a rotating cast of people who affect your ability to complete your task. Multiply this by dozens of patients across a wide array of...

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