Category: Nursing Workflow

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.” —Gardner RM et al. Core Content for the Subspecialty of Clinical Informatics On a daily basis, the CareSight team is reminded of the difficulties clinicians

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improve patient and staff satisfaction

Hospital Alarm Committee: There’s Low Hanging Fruit Out There

How Data from your Nurse Call, Alarm Management, and Voice Applications Can Help you Reduce Unnecessary Interruptions and Improve Patient and Staff Satisfaction 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 job is

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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 an RN in this field for over 18 years and have been a huge advocate to introducing clinicians to the latest high tech equipment available

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Nursing Customers, Don't let the technocrats kill your outcomes

Nursing Customers, Don’t Let the Technocrats Kill Your Outcomes

As a hospital integrator of patient care communications technologies we’re often sitting between systems that are sold, installed, configured, and maintained by others. Complicating things, the framework and workflow design may be the province of a consulting entity, who is often a hired gun, and gone once the project goes live.  It’s a hard place

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What I Wasn’t Thinking About Nurse Call Durations

Last week I took the CareSight product development team to visit two of our local hospital customers so that they could see real patients and real hospital rooms in action. Our customers are both medium sized facilities just outside NYC, but both are very different. One is in a more urban city setting (very mixed

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Nurse Workflow

Have You Revisited Your Patient Alarm Workflow Recently?

A few weeks ago one of our customers called to ask that we add the role “Nursing Supervisor” to the third level of escalation for nurse call alerts being presented on their Vocera badges. By that point, their integration between their Rauland nurse call, Connexall and Vocera systems had been operational for almost two and

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