The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that “accredits” more than twenty-two thousand healthcare organizations and healthcare programs in the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many areas of healthcare operations; and one of the areas that has seen some of the biggest changes is visitor management and communication.
Even as the industry battles ongoing challenges related to the coronavirus, the pandemic has swiftly transformed healthcare’s communication needs and priorities.
Hospital emergency codes were originally introduced in healthcare facilities to discreetly alert staff to emergency events over public address systems. The motive behind using different colors to represent different types of emergencies was to prevent situations in which emergency responses were obstructed by alarmed patients and visitors.
If you’ve been browsing the internet you’ve likely come across misinformation about the coronavirus. It's key for government leaders to prevent the spread of rumors.
How State and Local Governments can Enforce Social Distancing Policies and Better Protect Employees in the Community
While the U.S. remains behind most of the world in terms of the number of confirmed coronavirus infections per 100,000 citizens, state and local governments have an opportunity to take advantage of communication solutions in order to enforce social distancing policies and better protect employees in the community.
In this day and age, it’s no surprise; people are living longer. Over the last 5 decades the number of older people in the population and in the workforce has grown and is projected to continue to grow. The Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics explains that by that one in four workers in the
Quotes can be a great tool help keep your workers safe and promote safety in the workplace. Check out our top 20 favorite workplace safety quotes.
Medical television shows have been captivating people for close to 50 years. The intrigue of an emergency room, surgical unit, and the day-to-day lives of doctors and nurses draws in some of the highest viewership in all of broadcast television. Here are nine of our favorite medical shows.
Across the United States, nurse staffing shortages are putting a strain on hospital workers and jeopardizing patient safety. Leveraging technology can play a big role in fixing staffing concerns and improving the quality of patient treatment.