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Improving Healthcare Hygiene On Global Handwashing Day

Posted 16 October, 2018 in Hospitals & Healthcare

One of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs is also the one we learn first in our lives. Handwashing is as powerful as it is simple, and nowhere more so than in healthcare.

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Beckers Healthcare Conference 2018

Posted 26 September, 2018

Data privacy and security; streamlining internal processes. Those were two of the key focus areas for healthcare professionals who attended the September 2018 Beckers Hospital Review conference in Chicago.

Hospitals & Healthcare Internal Communications

Achieving Operational Excellence In Healthcare

Posted 17 July, 2018

More than half a million people in the south-east of the UK rely on East Berkshire Primary Care Out of Hours (EBPCOOH) for healthcare services.

Hospitals & Healthcare Internal Communications

Five Ways Internal Comms Can Help Reduce Violence In Hospitals

Posted 06 July, 2018

Healthcare workers are at increased risk of workplace violence. A recent WHO report shows that between 8% and 38% of healthcare workers suffer physical violence at some point in their careers.

Hospitals & Healthcare Internal Communications

Helping OrthoTennessee Become a Top Healthcare Workplace

Posted 19 June, 2018

When people with musculoskeletal system injuries in the US Southeast need treatment, they go to OrthoTennessee. There, the best orthopedic physicians are available to provide patients the most up-to-date, extensive care.

Hospitals & Healthcare Internal Communications

The 123 of Cyber Security for Healthcare Organizations

Posted 29 May, 2018

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations are increasingly the targets of cyber security attacks. In the first quarter of 2018, the sector has been hit with 77 breaches, affecting the records of more than one million patients.

Hospitals & Healthcare IT & Information Security

How to Tackle the Gulf of Missed Communications in Hospitals

Posted 27 February, 2018

For too long, internal communications departments have relied on email to connect with staff.

Hospitals & Healthcare

National Hand Washing Awareness Week

Posted 08 December, 2016

National Hand Washing Awareness Week is upon us (every year it's the second week in December).

This is the perfect opportunity to kick off a campaign to remind your staff of the importance of hand hygiene.

Hand hygiene is a major issue in every organization, but has the biggest impact in healthcare, food and the hospitality sectors. 

Everyone knows they should wash their hands - but do they know the health risks associated with not washing their hands?

Hospitals & Healthcare

Noise Reduction in Hospitals: A remedy for all ills

Posted 03 November, 2016

 

Beeping machines, ringing phones, overhead announcements – these are the familiar sounds of a busy hospital.

But excessive noise heavily impacts patient satisfaction scores. In fact, it's the second worst performing area, after communication about medicines, as monitored by Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS)*.

Hospitals & Healthcare