The occurrence of workplace violence for healthcare workers is nearly 4 times higher than other industries. In fact, according to a survey conducted by the American Nurses Association, nurses are particularly vulnerable to workplace violence, with 21% of nurses reporting having been physically assaulted in the last 12 months and over 50% reported being verbally […]
In just the past few months, HCCs around the U.S. have worked through hurricanes, wildfires, and mass shootings. They all remind us of the importance of up-to-date preparedness and effective communications. You are on the front line to keep people safe, mitigate damage and loss of life, and speed recovery after an incident. Join hundreds […]
Dr. Steven Goldman, Ed.D. a Senior Lecturer at MIT, gives a detailed overview of creating effective drills for your hospital or healthcare facility. We invite you to download the white paper and learn how to improve your facility’s disaster response.
Sutter Roseville Medical Center switched from overhead paging system to automated code alerts, saving 62% on door-to-doctor time. We invite you to read the case study and try a demo so you can see it in action.
Oregon State Hospital found a way to use their emergency notification software to keep clinical staff updated for shift openings. They went from frantically trying to find last minute people to fill shifts, to working two-weeks in advance for most openings. Learn more by downloading our case study.
Concussions among youth and professional athletes continue to be a popular trending topic, with legislature like The Lystedt Law passing, and class-action lawsuits against the NFL. In 2009, Washington became the first state to require concussion safety for youths who suffer a concussion while in public. One solution to improving treatment is using telemedicine right from the […]
While visitors flock to the “Path of Totality” to witness a rare total solar eclipse on U.S. soil, emergency planners are thinking strategically to ensure everyone stays safe and has a great time. If you think of the sun as a parade float (bear with us for a moment), the route is 70 miles wide […]
Jack Burke, MS, MBA from Boston University’s Healthcare Emergency Management program will walk you through the unique issues rural hospitals face. For instance, if you need to evacuate patient and there’s no nearby hospital what do you do? Use real-world incidents from Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Burke will give examples that cover an array of incidents.
Our webinar replay: CMS Interpretive Guidelines for Emergency Preparedness is now available on-demand. We invite you to review the information at your own pace and use it as a checklist against what you’re already doing for emergency communications at your facility. The healthcare industry took notice in the Fall of 2016 when CMS issued it’s […]
White paper covering communications for the CMS Emergency Preparedness Interpretive Guidelines. This white paper looks at the communication criteria for the CMS Emergency Preparedness Guidelines. We’ll cover: The two big concerns of the IGs Communications and Essential Personnel Communications and Essential Functions The 5 Steps to Review to ensure you meet communications guidelines