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