Nurses overwhelmingly dominate the usage of patient-care technology users in healthcare. It makes if you think about it — nurses are the principle caregivers, and central to the care coordination of hospital departments. Whether you are a nurse leader, or aspire to be one, you are faced with many questions and considerations when determining the right mobile strategy for your organization. In addition to costs, it is important to understand issues related to access, security, and how … [Read more...] about Connecting the Care Team: The Importance of the Right CC&C Solution
Healthcare is a profession that has long been on the rise due to the demand for expert health professionals. Qualified nurses, in particular, are treasured by institutes and patients alike. However, despite the need for an expert opinion, healthcare has long since moved from being a manually operated profession alone. Just like every other profession, healthcare is also making way for the one thing that has eased a million tasks worldwide - technology! Technology has always been a part of … [Read more...] about What is Nursing Informatics?
Over 90,000 deaths occur annually due to hospital acquired infections. Most of these deaths could be prevented with simple solutions, like adequate hand washing. An innovative technology called Hyginex seeks to assist healthcare workers everywhere in ensuring they are meeting the standards for hand hygiene. To view a demo of Hyginex click here. Every healthcare worker knows the importance of adequate hand hygiene. Unfortunately there are many nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers who do … [Read more...] about Washing Your Hands While Being Under Digital Surveillance
Working as a clinical informatics specialist in a growing health system affords me plenty of opportunities to troubleshoot technical issues with many nurses and other clinical staff. One solution I have had the opportunity to use to remotely access computers to assit with troubleshooting problems is a product called Bomgar. With Bomgar remote support you can easily troubleshoot the technical issues that nurses, doctors, and other members of the healthcare team may be experiencing. If you’ve … [Read more...] about Bomgar: Compliant Remote Support for Health Information Technology [HIT]
Guest Post: By Mary Flemister Nursing Education of Yester-year My mother, who was a nursing student in the 1970’s, told me her university’s nursing department was overjoyed when they got their first “resuscitation Annie,” a mannequin with the ability to receive CPR. She also carried index cards containing drug information for her to reference as needed while treating patients and worked with glass IV bottles. So much has changed since then! Nursing Education Has to Evolve Technology … [Read more...] about Advances in Technology Improve Nursing: SIMCARE Training