Another year is coming to an end and patient falls continue to be a formidable challenge in many healthcare settings, despite considerable efforts from administrators, caregivers, and family advocates. A wide variety of public and private organizations have been tackling the problem, and in many areas progress has been made.
In our booths at ALFA and LeadingAge this year, we surveyed attendees to help us identify trends and requirements for resident safety and security solutions. This information is critical for us to understand our senior living customers, develop our roadmap and future product design to meet their needs. The survey report contains data from 72 organizations, 83 individuals and 20 specialties and
We are proud to announce our blog name change and launching of new blog site.
As regulatory requirements increase in complexity and scope, healthcare providers are responding with strategic investments in technology to improve their performance on measures for human safety, security and privacy.
Joint Commission audits come around with the regularity of winter – and are usually about as welcome. But just as with frosty weather, being prepared can turn a Joint Commission audit from something to be endured into something to celebrate. We talk regularly with clients about their experiences with audits of their infant protection measures.
The importance of supply chain inventory control is well documented. According to Gartner Research, healthcare organizations can reduce the 40-45% operating costs attributed to supply chain by as much as 5-15% if they better analyze, plan and control the purchase and use of goods and services. In today’s competiti
It’s an exciting time in the world of infant protection: we’re entering a period of innovation and rapid change that often comes with disruptive technology—in this case, the new generation of infant protection that leverages the Wi-Fi network to extend protection hospital-wide.
Clinical inventory management in procedural areas is a complex and time-consuming responsibility. It always amazes me—and our customers—the large gap in perceived inventory value to actual inventory value. We’re talking a difference of hundreds of thousands of dollars! Recently, I was talking to a customer who thought they had $1.8MM across four departments. After the initial audit, with all inventory data a