healthcare

What is a Real-Time Crime Center?

A Real-Time Crime Center was originally considered a hub of data analysis that identified emerging crime trends. However, as...

2019 Hospital City Rankings

Mary Kate McGrath
November 19, 2019

Physicians want to work at the top-ranked hospitals, with state-of-the-art facilities, well-trained teams, high success rates for...

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Winter Preparation for Senior Care Facilities

Mary Kate McGrath
November 12, 2019

Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community in Charleston, South Carolina, was in the path of three hurricanes, one ice storm, and one snow...

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Ways to Enhance Hospital Preparedness for Mass Casualties

Tara Gibson
October 29, 2019

The case study of the tragic 2017 Las Vegas shooting provides multiple examples of how healthcare organizations can enhance hospital...

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5 Tips for a Successful Joint Commission Accreditation Survey

Tara Gibson
October 22, 2019

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that “accredits” more than twenty-two thousand healthcare...

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What Do Hospitals Do During Severe Weather Event Closings?

Mary Kate McGrath
October 15, 2019

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit land and forced hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities in the Carolinas...

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Questions to Ask When Researching a Clinical Preparedness Notification Tool

Tara Gibson
October 08, 2019

Whereas most healthcare organizations are familiar with HIPAA requirements for protecting personally identifiable information, CMS’...

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Nurse Suicide Is On the Rise (Here's What To Do About It)

Mary Kate McGrath
October 01, 2019

Nursing is one of the fastest growing professions in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for...

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What are Common Communication Systems in Healthcare?

Tara Gibson
September 24, 2019

There are many different types of communication systems in healthcare, and many different ways in which they are used. Expanding on...

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The Difference between a Nurse Calling System and a Mass Notification System in Senior Care Facilities

Tara Gibson
September 17, 2019

Nurse calling systems and mass notification systems in senior care facilities differ widely in their purposes; but, as both types of...

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The 9 Best Medical Television Shows of All Time

Amelia Marceau
September 10, 2019

Medical television shows have been captivating people for close to 50 years. The intrigue of an emergency room, surgical unit, and the...

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Reauthorization of PAPHPA Increases Disaster Preparedness Support for Hospitals

Andrea Lebron
August 27, 2019

The recent reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) provides additional support for medical facilities...

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A Day in the Life of a Hospital Emergency Manager

Samantha Hoppe
August 20, 2019

Hospitals are a critical part of an emergency. But how do medical centers remain operational when disaster strikes? Hospital emergency...

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