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April
24
Category: Interoperability
Does Your Workflow Do This? 4 Requirements for an Enterprise Approach to Communications
  Walk the show floor at HIMSS, or any healthcare technology tradeshow, and you’ll notice a lot of terms get thrown around. Enterprise. Platform. Real-time. Interoperability. The problem is that while the words are the same, vendors may have …
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April
17
5 Dangers of Not Having Call Recording in Your Call Center
  As product manager of Spok contact center solutions, I spend a lot of time visiting our customers. I like to know what they’re doing, what they need, what they want—you get the idea. Through my travels and conversations, I’ve lea…
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April
03
Category: Spok Customers
Save the Date for Connect 18: The New Frontier of Healthcare Communications
  Now that HIMSS18 is in the rearview mirror, we’re driving toward our next banner event of the year: Connect 18, Spok’s annual customer conference, Oct. 7-10 in Scottsdale, Arizona! The sprawling desert and endless blue sky create the …
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March
27
Category: Patient Safety
Putting the Patient First: 3 Ways Technology Can Improve Patient Safety and Outcomes
  Hospital respondents recently ranked patient safety as priority No. 1 in the HIMSS 2018 Leadership and Workforce Survey—again. However, patient safety is an incredibly broad challenge. As a neonatal nurse practitioner, my hospital and my tea…
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March
20
Category: General Healthcare
Top 9 Takeaways from HIMSS18
  HIMSS18 was the biggest and best gathering of 40,000 of the brightest minds in health IT yet! I’ve attended more than 10 HIMSS annual conferences, and it never fails to surpass my expectations. Healthcare has big problems to solve, and HIMSS…
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March
13
Category: Project Success
The National Sepsis Crisis – And How Health IT Can Help
  The U.S. has a health crisis on its hands that many people aren’t even aware of: Fewer than half of American adults have heard of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when chemicals released to fight infection trigger…
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February
27
Category: Interoperability
When Code Becomes Magic: The Power of Interoperability
  In today’s healthcare, it can be difficult to awe a physician with healthcare information technology. It’s never been an easy job, to be sure, but with the administrative burden related to EHRs rising and contributing to physician burn…
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February
20
Category: Project Success
5 Critical Details to Include in Every HIT Project Communication Plan
  Robert Plant once said, “Communication breakdown. It's always the same. I'm having a nervous breakdown. Drive me insane!”     If you execute a healthcare IT project without a communication plan, you risk creating a…
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February
13
Category: Staff Efficiency
Healthcare’s Tipping Point (Mobility for All)
  Healthcare is officially on the verge of a mobility epidemic—and that’s a good thing. The industry is at a tipping point for mobile devices, according to a new report by our partner Zebra®, “The Future of Healthcare: 2022 Ho…
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February
06
3 Steps to Build Enterprise Healthcare Communications
  As the leading provider of healthcare communications, we do it all: Anything that involves clinical communication and collaboration—secure messaging, paging, clinical alerting, contact center, critical test results—we’ve got you …
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