Given the increasing complexity of high-risk, high-cost patients arriving in hospitals every day, effective care team communication is becoming more and more vital. Unfortunately, for most health systems, existing clinical communication workflows are inefficient. Learn how centralizing hospital staff on the same enterprise-wide platform drives faster care decisions and higher patient throughput to grow revenue and patient satisfaction.
As a Healthcare executive, you already know the industry is undergoing a dramatic shift. With payers systematically pushing the industry toward value-based care, hospitals and other care organizations must find new ways to control costs and remain profitable. One way is through an advanced, integrated clinical communications solution, which can dramatically curb costs and streamline throughput.
By leveraging the latest technology, integrating with existing systems, and reimagining workflows through the lens of communication optimization, organizations can reduce or eliminate unnecessary steps and potentially save millions of dollars in the process.
In the era of collaborative care, it’s important to have effective clinician-to-clinician communication throughout the whole admit to discharge patient process. In this eBook, we will take you on a journey to see how communicating with secure messaging can improve the patient experience. From the ER, to radiology, and even to the patient’s primary care physician, see how TigerText can help decrease wait times, cut readmission rates and reduce consult times.
Accelerate throughput, lower costs, and improve patient care with the TigerText clinical communications platform.
How a comprehensive communications solution improves security, population health, and interoperability.
With the rapid pace of technology continuing to accelerate, Healthcare IT teams face an ever-changing landscape. The pressure to manage users and optimize processes while keeping systems and patient data safe can put even seasoned CIOs in the hot seat. Fortunately, a comprehensive clinical communications solution can have a major impact across a hospital organization by facilitating communication between a wide range of clinical and administrative staff and systems.
3 ways to streamline care delivery with a clinical communications platform.
Many of the biggest logistical challenges faced by physicians today come down to basic communication failures. While there’s no shortage of culprits – missed phone calls, outdated paging systems, prohibitive messaging policies – one thing is clear: communication workflows break down when communication stops flowing. In this eBook, we’ll look at three ways a clinical communication platform can solve this challenge.
3 ways to streamline care delivery with a clinical communications platform.
Anyone who manages nurse teams knows that today’s nurses are being asked to take on more and more responsibilities in the care delivery process. Challenges like longer hours, shortages of skilled workers, ensuring cost-effective care, and increasingly complex systems are all formidable, but perhaps the most critical, pervasive drag on productivity lies in fragmented communication.
Reliance on outmoded methods such as voicemail, email, pagers, and fax machines, disorganized data, and waning staff engagement inhibit critical communication workflows, contributing to nurse burnout and decreased patient satisfaction. And while a clinical communications platform can’t solve all of the challenges nurses face, it can help streamline common processes so that nurses can spend more time with the patient and less time trying to reach physicians and other care team members.
Staff members of hospice and home health organizations are constantly on the move, so the ability to quickly exchange critical patient information with physicians and the home office is of the utmost importance. Learn how TigerText’s secure messaging solution provides a seamless, two-way communication channel that allows for real-time sharing of patient data.
Smartphones have taken over the workforce as the go-to method of mobile communication, but the healthcare industry lags behind, despite the extraordinary advances of medical technology. A startling number of physicians and nurses still use pagers, a technology more than a decade past its peak in 2005.
Transitions are almost always challenging, even when the result of the change is positive and worth the effort. The transition to ICD-10 is no exception, and making the change, starting October 1, 2015, will be a challenge for every impacted organization, no matter what their size or how prepared they are. You’ve likely heard that the change to ICD-10 involves going from 14,000 diagnoses codes to over 69,000. For procedures, the number will increase from 4,000 to nearly 72,000 codes.
Is texting HIPAA compliant? Is it necessary in healthcare? If you’ve had these concerns or any others about secure messaging, then download the white paper, “5 Common Secure Messaging Myths Busted.” These 5 commonly held, but mistaken, perceptions of texting security outline actionable strategies to help you stay prepared and aware of existing secure texting trends and benefits.
The research, evaluation and selection of a secure texting solution can be long and unorganized without the necessary tools or understanding of what your ideal solution would be. Download the “Top 10 Questions to Answer Before Selecting a Secure Text Messaging Solution,” to easily identify what you need from your secure texting vendor.
Healthcare professionals know that every second on the job counts. Physicians and nurses’ time come at a premium and the goal of every healthcare organization is to maximize as much face time with patients as possible. On a daily basis, physicians receive hundreds of pages, emails, text messages and phone calls, requiring them to spend a substantial amount of time trying to identify which messages are important and which ones are not…
Healthcare businesses are under pressure to increase the efficiency and quality of their care, while ensuring compliance with HIPAA and other regulations. Learn how you can ensure all vendors keep your confidential information with this brief overview of applicable HIPAA regulations
The latest concern about epidemics and pandemics in the news has put a great deal of pressure on our healthcare system. Your organizations must ensure proper communication procedures are also in place to handle the critical details of patient information and progress, and to improve care coordination. In this brief, we explore the times when a secure, immediate and accurate messaging system can help manage communication during a pandemic by enhancing key workflows and patient care processes.
Learn how to go above and beyond the national standard for patient care and boost your HCAHPS with a quick and easy way to communicate. You can instantly improve the patient experience and these 5 key HCAHPS scores with secure texting.
The process of training your clinical staff can be time consuming and stressful. Prevent hefty fines and headaches by using a secure texting system to make sure electronic communication and documents are HIPAA and Stage Two compliant.
It’s been a year since the HIPAA Omnibus changes, and many healthcare organizations were audited as a result. Find out the most common ways to navigate safely through a HIPAA audit and keep your organization prepared.
This policy provides the following guidelines for your use of personal mobile devices in the workplace to ensure the appropriate use of your device and the confidentiality of protected health information.
This policy provides the following guidelines for your use of TigerText’s secure real-time messaging application to ensure that protected health information remains confidential.
This white paper provides an overview on HIPAA regulations and how to utilize TigerText within HIPAA compliance.