Improving Critical Care Workflows at CommonSpirit

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    Improving Critical Care Workflows at CommonSpirit

    Delivering top-notch care and achieving positive patient outcomes have become more difficult since the pandemic. Increased pressure on care teams has led to strained communication, stress, burnout, and preventable errors due to ineffective communication. With these obstacles, many organizations are...

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    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Hospitals and health systems are faced with a growing number of patients, extended hours, and staff shortages. It’s no surprise that the ability to accelerate patient throughput and improve quality care is challenging. According to the Centers for Disease Control,...

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    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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    Purpose-Built Clinical Communication and Collaboration

    Purpose-Built Clinical Communication and Collaboration

    In healthcare, efficient clinical communication and collaboration matter. Providing the best possible patient outcomes requires clinicians and care teams to be reachable at the right time. However, far too many healthcare organizations may depend on outdated tools, like pagers, fax...

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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