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Exposure Tracing Slows the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Tuberculosis (TB) & More

It’s certainly an interesting time to recognize World Tuberculosis Day (March 24). Never before have so many people been interested in tracking – and stopping – the spread of infection. The novel coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importa...

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Atlanta Small Business Show: How Atlanta-Based Clean Hands-Safe Hands is Using Data to Track Hygiene in the Healthcare System

Atlanta Small Business Network: On today’s episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we welcomed Chris Hermann, CEO and Founder of Clean Hands-Safe Hands, a local Atlanta-based automated hand hygiene monitoring and reminder system for healthcar...

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Clean Hands – Safe Hands Interviewed on Atlanta Business Radio

Tech Talk: Chris Hermann with Clean Hands Safe Hands and Atandra Burman with RCE (audio) Chris Hermann, PhD is the Founder and CEO of Clean Hands – Safe Hands (CHSH). He has over 14 years of experience working in medical technology design...

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How to Use Data to Decrease Nurse Burnout and Improve Patient Care

More than one-half of American physicians and one-third of nurses are experiencing symptoms of burnout, according to a 2018 article published in Cureus. That’s a problem because clinician burnout — which is characterized by emotional exhaustion, ...

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Healthcare Business and Technology: Using Internet of Things Data to Reduce Fall Risk

Keeping patients safe by preventing falls is a persistent challenge. It’s estimated that between 700,000 to 1 million hospitalized patients fall each year. More than one third of these falls cause injuries. Falls also lead to hospita...

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Preventing Nosocomial Outbreaks of the Novel Coronavirus

Since December 2019, major health organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been closely monitoring an outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus. The novel c...

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Big Data – Trendy Buzzwords or the Future of Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence, data visualization, business intelligence, predictive analytics, machine learning – you’ve likely heard these words but been unsure as to their actual applications. These buzzwords are associated with big data, and they a...

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Healthcare Business and Technology: The Surprising Role of the Internet of Things in Addressing Clinician Shortages

The clinician shortage is a dilemma for most hospitals today. It’s projected that the size of the RN workforce will be nearly 20% below projected requirements by 2020 and the physician shortfall will rise to nearly 122,000 by 2032. These short...

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Are You Prepared for the Leapfrog Hand Hygiene Survey?

The Leapfrog Group is a not-for-profit organization founded with the intention of bringing vital healthcare information to patients. The Leapfrog Group advocates for public access to data from all U.S. hospitals. Leapfrog’s website has a search fun...

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How Technology Can Improve HCAHPS Scores

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, also known as HCAHPS, is the first national, standardized survey of patient satisfaction in healthcare. HCAHPS is publicly reported which means patients can research hospitals and ...

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