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Nurse Call Makes Sense
Modern nurse call systems provide granular control and are a comprehensive analytics source, especially when paired with other clinical systems like patient monitoring. For hospital customers involved with nurse call,...
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Nurse Call Makes Sense
Modern nurse call systems provide granular control and are a comprehensive analytics source, especially when paired with other clinical systems like patient monitoring. For hospital customers involved with nurse call,...
Does Patient Care Really Pay? Part II
In my last Pulse piece, I introduced you to John Harmon, CareSight’s COO. This is John’s second installment in a series of pieces that explore the relationship between hospital finances...
Does Patient Care Really Pay?
I'd like to introduce you all to John Harmon, CareSight’s COO. John is working on a series of pieces that explore the relationship between hospital finances and patient care—an important...
An Informaticist Should Be at the Center of Your Organization’s Data, People, and Systems
"Clinical informaticians transform health care by analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating information and communication systems that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship."...
Teaching an Old Nurse Call System New Tricks
You’d be surprised at what your system can do, regardless of the vintage. A System Installed in 1998 or 2003 Can Still Provide Excellent Data We are often asked by...
Hospital Alarm Committee: There’s Low Hanging Fruit Out There
George Weldon is the chair of the Alarm Committee of Northern Westchester Hospital (part of Northwell Health, the largest IDN in New York State). Since March of 2015 his day...
Why Hospital Workflow and Communications Customers Should Beware of Carpetbaggers
In the world of technology, we are all dependent. No matter how able an organization is at managing and supporting their systems (software, hardware, infrastructure, or integrations), it is inevitable...
Five Things I’ve Learned About Delivering Valuable Managed Services Solutions as a Hospital Integrator
Over the last 16 years we have lived through the transition from solutions that were sold with one time fees as capital purchases to the world that includes that software...
Ten Tips to Minimize Alarm Notification Distractions for Hospital Workers
Last winter I got into it with the clinical leader of a consulting company about the difference between alarms and alerts. Over the years I’d come to believe that nurse...
Why Technology Cannot and Should Not Replace the Clinician
Hospitals from coast to coast are doing everything they can to bring in the latest and greatest technology and put into the hands of their nursing staff. I’ve worked as...

Ten Ways to Make your Alarm Analytics Count

Whether you are doing due diligence for alarm management applications, new patient monitors, a new nurse call platform, or mobile voice technologies; trying to best leverage existing systems; or creating your own reporting tools, the steps outlined in this guide can help you optimize your data reporting and analytics.