SANTA MONICA, CA (July 22, 2014) – TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard, the leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise, today announced that Fauquier Health, a community health system, has selected TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard as its secure messaging provider. Fauquier Health is using TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard’s secure messaging platform and application to streamline its internal communication, access on-call schedules, and improve staff’s overall clinical workflows.
Founded in 1925, Fauquier Health comprises five facilities, including Fauquier Hospital, Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, an assisted living facility, and wound and wellness centers. Fauquier Health has been recognized nationwide for instituting the Planetree model, a patient-centered approach to care. Fauquier was among the first five hospitals in the nation to claim such a designation. To ensure the highest quality of patient-centered care, it is critical that their staff is able to quickly and securely communicate patient information in a busy environment.
“With increasing complexities in the flow of information across our hospital and care facilities, we needed a tool that can help us contact physicians and clinicians more easily and manage our internal communication,” said Donna Staton, Chief Information Officer at Fauquier Health. “TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard understands these challenges and will be essential in helping us expedite our communication process and workflows so we can focus on delivering patient-centered care.”
TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard allows organizations to embrace text messaging with its HIPAA-compliant application and secure messaging platform. By easing clinicians’ ability to connect with one another, TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard provides an efficient and secure tool for sending and receiving PHI as well as other important information necessary for making critical care decisions. Features include message recall, set message lifespans, group messaging, a ‘Do Not Disturb’ setting, and more. Integration with AMiON’s on-call scheduling and contact system makes it easy for physicians and clinicians to access their AMiON schedules directly via the TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard app. With its easy-to-use interface, organizations that deploy TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard see high adoption rates and improved communication within their workforce, ultimately leading to improved patient safety and physician satisfaction.
“We’re pleased Fauquier Health has chosen TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard for its secure messaging needs,” said Brad Brooks, TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard co-founder and CEO. “Clinician communication is of utmost importance to provide high-quality care delivery, and Fauquier clearly recognizes the significant impact of improving clinician-to-clinician communications across its hospital and care centers.”
About TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard
TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard is the leader in secure, real-time messaging for the enterprise. TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard’s encrypted messaging platform keeps communications safe, improves workflow and complies with industry regulations. Developed to address the security needs, BYOD policies, and message restrictions in the enterprise, TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard is committed to keeping mobile communications secure, private and impermanent. More than 4,000 facilities have adopted TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard, including leading organizations like Adventist Health, Universal Health Services, and the University of Kentucky HealthCare, which rely on TigerConnect Clinical Collaboration Platform – Standard to combat challenges, such as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule changes, comply with industry standards, and replace unsecured SMS text messaging that leaves protected health and other confidential information at risk. For more information visit www.tigerconnect.com, www.facebook.com/tigertext, or www.twitter.com/tigertext.
About Fauquier Health
Fauquier Health is a community health system. A Planetree-designated facility, the organization is dedicated to high-quality, patient-centered care in a unique environment that considers the multiple facets of healing and respects the individuality of each and every patient. Located at 500 Hospital Drive in Warrenton, Virginia, Fauquier Health serves the residents of Fauquier and several surrounding counties. It comprises: Fauquier Hospital, a fully accredited, 97-bed hospital; Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, a 113-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility; the Villa at Suffield Meadows, an assisted living facility; the Wound Healing Center and a medically supervised Wellness Center offering health and wellness programs. Fauquier Health also operates ten physician’s offices, including primary care and specialties. In 2012, Fauquier Health provided almost $12 million in community benefit support to its community. More information on Fauquier Health is available online at http://www.fauquierhealth.org or by calling 540-316-3588.
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