healthcare

How Tennessee Legislation Raises Awareness About Protecting Nurses From Assault

Mary Kate McGrath
March 31, 2020

In February, the Tennessee Nurses Association Introduced a new piece of legislature, one which healthcare providers hope will raise...

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3 Factors to Consider when Developing a Healthcare Disaster Preparedness Plan

Tara Gibson
March 24, 2020

When organizations develop a healthcare disaster preparedness plan, most are already familiar with the requirements of CMS Emergency...

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The Top Hospital Violence Statistic Every Healthcare Organization Should Know

Tara Gibson
March 17, 2020

There's one hospital violence statistic the healthcare industry should know and it involves a dollar value. The United States Court of...

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A Guide to Coronavirus Emergency Preparedness When Everyone is Looking to You for Answers

Andrea Lebron
March 10, 2020

Our guide to coronavirus emergency preparedness provides advice on how to stay reliably informed, share information with others, and...

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5 Rising Trends that can Impact Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare

Tara Gibson
March 10, 2020

Healthcare organizations participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs are required to develop all-hazards emergency...

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Managing Hospital Safety Amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak

Tara Gibson
March 03, 2020

Many healthcare organizations are customizing existing emergency preparedness plans to address the threat of a coronavirus outbreak;...

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Did Recent Hospital Mergers Affect Patient or Physician Safety?

Mary Kate McGrath
February 25, 2020

Hospital mergers and acquisitions have increased exponentially over the past decade, with administrators and national hospital...

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The Differences between a Hospital Incident Management System and a Healthcare Mass Notification System

Tara Gibson
February 11, 2020

Although it may appear that hospital incident management systems with mass notification capabilities and healthcare mass notification...

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What You Need to Know about the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

Tara Gibson
February 04, 2020

Last November, the House of Representatives passed the Workplace Violence for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. If the bill...

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Healthcare Emergency Communications Solutions to Consider in 2020 and Beyond

Tara Gibson
January 28, 2020

As a new decade begins, we look at some of the considerations healthcare organizations will have to take into account when evaluating...

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What to Look For in Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Solutions

Tara Gibson
January 21, 2020

While there are no “one-size-fits-all” healthcare emergency preparedness solutions, those that have advanced communication and...

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Why There May Be Fewer Off-Campus Hospital Outpatient Departments in the Future

Tara Gibson
January 14, 2020

Analysts predict that, due to changes in how hospitals are reimbursed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for outpatient...

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