The American Nurses Association just kicked off National Nurses Week 2017, honoring the nation’s three million nurses who are changing the face of patient care and compassion. Health IT Outcomes recently spoke with three nurses who also work in the healthcare IT space to hear how the latest technology advances are having a positive impact on the nursing profession. Here’s what they had to say.
Will Robots Redesign Healthcare Policy?
How robotics has the power to transform healthcare. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Cybersecurity Report Shows 320% Increase In Hacking Attacks In 2016
Ransomware is now a prominent threat to hospitals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer
Home Health And Mobility – Meeting Provider Needs4/20/2016
There are a number of issues and trends impacting the healthcare industry that should be of particular note for home health providers as the push to provide better care to more individuals continues.
Mobile Printer Advances Increase Value For Home Healthcare4/20/2016
No question, mobile devices have transformed home health care delivery. Highly portable laptops, tablets and smartphones make it simple and convenient for nurses, therapists and other clinicians to document vital data, access patient records and check drug interactions – right in patient homes.
Better Patient Care Through Technology: Mobile Printers Streamline Team-Based Home Care Nursing4/20/2016
Fueled by aging Baby Boomers, the need for coordinated, team-based patient care is spilling beyond hospital walls into the quickly expanding realm of home health and hospice care.
Enhance Patient Safety With Better Barcoding4/20/2016
Hospitals seeking to conquer the stubbornly persistent problem of patient safety can start by expanding the adoption of barcoding technology into all areas of the hospital, from the patient room to the lab to the pharmacy. Although barcoding outcomes to date may have fallen short of expectations, it’s important to recognize that both the technology and utilization are maturing, providing the opportunity to make great strides toward improved safety and quality of care at a fraction of the time and cost investment required for an enterprise-wide electronic health record (EHR) implementation.
Next-gen Barcoding Advances Patient Safety And Quality Of Care4/20/2016
Here’s a statistic that will stop you in your tracks: There has been virtually no improvement in patient safety over the past 15 years, according to testimony by health experts at a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing this past summer.
State Of Emergency: Overcrowding In The ER [Infographic]9/11/2014
Whether you’re suffering from a broken bone or a life-threatening illness, a trip to the emergency room is always a scary prospect. But what happens when an ER is faced with more patients than it can accommodate? Between 1995 and 2010, annual ER visits in the U.S. grew by 34 percent, while the number of hospitals with ERs declined by 11 percent. From long wait times to sky-high medical costs, overcrowding puts undue pressure on patients, providers and administrators when efficient, high-quality care matters most.
- Hospital ‘Sees’ Old Data To Recoup ‘Blind’ A/R
- Wireless Patient Monitoring Devices Solve Telecommunications Challenges
- VNA Home Health Hospice Streamlines Patient Care Between Physicians And Home
- Telehealth Products And Services Utilized With High Success In Telemedicine Efficacy Study
- Are Your Forms Costing You?
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Masimo And Temple Health Form Innovation Collaboration With Focus On Hospital Automation And Telehealth Initiatives3/7/2023
Masimo, a leading global provider of medical technology and automation solutions, and Temple Health, Philadelphia’s 979-bed academic health system, announced today that they are entering into a strategic innovation collaboration.
- New Technology Provides Anesthesiologists With Real-Time Visibility To Patients' Critical Vital Signs
- Philips Highlights AI-Powered Integrated Diagnostic Approach At ECR 2023
- RefleXion Announces Installation Of X1 Platform At Smilow Cancer Hospital At Yale New Haven
- Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Provides Digital Diagnostic Image Sharing Via PocketHealth, Eliminates Reliance On CD-ROMs
- ‘MyWall’ Bedside Technology Enterprise-Wide Improves Patient Digital Experience
- NYU Langone Health Becomes First Hospital To Incorporate Voyce Interpretation Services Within The Epic System
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