Category Archives: Workflow Analytics

Investment is Required to Create Resilient Patient Safety Systems

Patient safety systems must be able to withstand serious threats to patient safety. If such systems whither when confronted with staff shortages, supply chain disruptions, or infectious diseases, they cannot be considered patient safety systems. A sy...

Read More

Introducing a Hand Hygiene Initiative? Follow These 3 Steps to Boost Staff Buy-In

No change initiative will be successful without staff buy-in. It doesn’t matter how inspired, impactful, or well-researched the initiative is. A hand hygiene initiative that’s projected to significantly decrease healthcare-associated infections (...

Read More

Why Individual Data is the Key to Hand Hygiene Excellence

If you want excellent performance, you need data that can be attributed to an individual. This applies to many areas across healthcare improvement not just hand hygiene Group interventions and aggregate reports are a great place to start, but they ca...

Read More

Want to Increase Your Patient Satisfaction? Optimize Workflow

Satisfied customers return to the same business again and again. Dissatisfied customers tell anyone who will listen about their terrible experience. In the healthcare realm, patient satisfaction also increases the likelihood that patients will comple...

Read More

Correct Workflow Inefficiencies to Improve Clinical Outcomes

To achieve the best possible clinical outcomes, you need the right staff in the right place, performing the right tasks, at the right time.  Easier said than done, right?   Healthcare delivery is a complex process, with many variables....

Read More

3 Reasons Direct Observation Costs More Than You Think

Direct observation of hand hygiene seems like it should be the most cost-effective strategy to monitor, report, and improve staff adherence to hand hygiene protocols. After all, pen and paper (or WiFi-connected tablets and smartphones) are cheap and ...

Read More

tired nurse resting

What Nurses Really Need: Staffing Support

Nurses are hurting right now. The pandemic took a physical and emotional toll on the world’s nurses, and unless hospitals and healthcare systems take decisive action, nurse resignations are likely to rise in the near future. According to the Intern...

Read More

Two Benefits of Regular Nurse Rounding

Timely nurse rounding is considered a best practice to meet patient needs and prioritize patient safety. Regular rounding creates a line of communication between the patient and provider and ensures positive outcomes. Many hospitals have a policy tha...

Read More

Real-Time Interventions: The Best Way to Sustain Hand Hygiene Improvement

A few months ago, we shared some startling data. Despite the fact that hand hygiene is being talked about more than ever, healthcare providers are not cleaning their hands more during COVID-19, in fact, many are cleaning their hands less. In case you...

Read More

3 Ways Healthcare Priorities Will Likely Shift in 2021

When COVID-19 first hit the United States in March of 2020, so many things were uncertain, but one thing became increasingly clear: COVID was not going to go away any time soon. The coronavirus impacted every aspect of hospital operations, and the wa...

Read More

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial