The Biggest Mistake to Avoid When Considering a Switch to EHR-Embedded Messaging

  • will-oconnor

    The Biggest Mistake to Avoid When Considering a Switch to EHR-Embedded Messaging

    The biggest mistake to avoid when considering a switch to EHR-embedded messaging

    Each year, a small number of healthcare IT buyers are tempted by their EHR vendor to replace existing secure texting software with EHR-provided chat tools. On the surface, this makes sense. After all, EHR chat tools are fully integrated with...

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  • tigertextadmin

    Can Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions Create More Agile Healthcare Systems?

    PSQH: AI and the New Agile Hospital

    Think about the last time you communicated with someone. Maybe you sent a friend a quick text message to say you’re running late for dinner. Simple, direct communication. Now, think about the last time that you communicated with a patient....

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  • tigertextadmin

    HIMSS21 Recap: Clinical Collaboration is the Future

    HIMSS21 Recap: Clinical Collaboration is the Future

    The annual Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference is always a source for innovative thinking on the future of technology—and the 2021 event was no exception. Although attendance at in-person sessions was lower than in previous years due...

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  • cheryl

    Simplifying Care Team Collaboration at Geisinger

    Simplifying Care Team Collaborating at Geisinger

    Founded more than a century ago, Geisinger is a regional health system that includes primary care and specialist practices, trauma centers, and hospitals. Because of the complex, distributed nature of Geisinger's clinical operations, effective communication is vital. Working with TigerConnect...

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  • will-oconnor

    Best Practices for a Successful Clinical Workflow Strategy

    The Role of Communication in a Successful Clinical Workflow Strategy

    Clinical workflows enable doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate effectively and provide the best quality care for their patients. Each caregiver on the team has a unique and critical part to play. The communication between team members who...

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  • john-elms

    Introducing the TigerConnect Portfolio

    Introducing the TigerConnect Portfolio

    Imagine this scene – a nurse station is buzzing loudly in the Emergency Department. The on-call nurse is on hold with the operator to locate a cardiologist for her patient — multiple alarms ring, ding, and buzz from the station....

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  • chris

    Get Ready for HIMSS21

    Get Ready for HIMSS21

    COVID-19 brought 2020, and all of our plans, to an abrupt halt. The past year will be embedded in our minds forever due to the loss of life, worldwide impact, and disruption of healthcare. The pandemic also impacted the annual...

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  • will-oconnor

    CC&C: Converting Metrics Into Insights

    More organizations are looking to implement clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) platforms as part of their long-term digital transformation. CC&C solutions are exceptionally low-cost investments that deliver high ROI results and provide the right metrics. A vital feature of any...

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  • will-oconnor

    How Can I Achieve Faster Patient Discharges for Better Outcomes?

    Improving the discharge

    The best part of being in the hospital is when the doctor enters the room and says that you can finally go home. But, before you leave, there are many things that need to be done (which can take hours)...

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  • chris

    Five Major Issues with Hospital Communications Systems and How to Improve Them

    How to Improve Hospital Communications Systems

    Hospital communication failures can have dire consequences for medical providers and patients. Behind almost every medical error, there’s a breakdown in communication, from misunderstood diagnostic results to erroneously entered information, a botched handover, or something else. The impact of these...

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