Hospital-acquired infections continue to be a source of great medical and economical strain for clinics and facilities across the country. Hospital-acquired infections, or HAIs, are infections that patients acquire while receiving treatment at a hospital or healthcare facility. They are often caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, or any other infectious agent or pathogen that live…Details
Interoperability has been a growing buzzword in healthcare in recent years, but what it means and how it works for clinical organizations is still relatively unknown. Interoperability refers to the ability of two or more technology systems to exchange and process data that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of hospital operations. Interoperability equips key healthcare…Details
Another horrific active shooter event, this time on a community college campus in rural Oregon, once again places the spotlight on school security. It reminds us that we live in a different societal environment than 30 years ago and steps must be taken to continue to adapt our schools to a new reality. We live…Details
What is a Mass Notification System (MNS) A mass notification system is an essential tool used to quickly and efficiently deliver emergency notifications to a large subset of people. They are becoming increasingly important systems for school, hospital, and multi-site business campus facility managers to warn individuals about threats inside and outside of the building,…Details
Every hospital’s top priority is patient satisfaction, and the leaps in healthcare technology is helping improve the way patients and caregivers interact. Advancements in integrated solutions are bridging the gap between patient and physician which is boosting productivity, increasing efficiency, and improving HCAHPS scores across the board. As nurse managers and hospital executives know, HCAHPS…Details
REAL-TIME LOCATION SYSTEMS (RTLS) September 2015 ____________________________________________________________________________ The use of real-time location systems, or RTLS, in healthcare is on the rise. But there is still a lot of misconception about what the technology does, and how it can help healthcare professionals improve their patient care. We will help shed some light on some of…Details
SCHOOL ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS September 14, 2015 ____________________________________________________________________________ There is nothing more important than the safety of our students and teachers within the confines of our schools – and there is no better way of ensuring this safety than a well integrated access control system that keeps campuses protected from outside threats. There is a…Details
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