The Importance of Self-Care for Caregivers

In the event that there is a drop in cabin pressure, an oxygen mask will drop from the overhead bin. If you are traveling with others, please put your own mask on first before the others. For those who travel on airlines, you hear that statement every time you fly. This simple statement enforces the […]

September is Sepsis Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Sepsis Awareness Month?  The Sepsis Alliance defines sepsis as “the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death.”  For those of us that are not clinical, our immune systems are meant to spring into action to prevent infection when the […]

Three Benefits of Efficient Block Scheduling

One of the most resource-intensive areas of the hospital, the operating room is arguably the largest revenue contributor to hospital margins at nearly 2/3 of revenue and accounts for almost 1/3 of all hospital supply costs. With this in mind, it is important to make sure that operating rooms are being utilized in the most […]

Cuando la claridad de su futuro se retrasa: ¿cómo sacar lo mejor de lo que tiene?

Recent developments have VA Facilities questioning the timing of their future software path. We have come to rely on technology to the point where delivery of care is delayed or even suspended if the software is experiencing any issues. VA facilities are overwhelmed with more patients being impacted by the pandemic, which result in longer […]

Oportunidades para mejorar la comunicación y la documentación

Mientras pensaba en el tema del TWT de este mes, me vinieron a la mente SmarTrack (ST) y SmarTrack Next (STN) porque son los centros de comunicación de la cartera de Picis. Mientras preparaba la presentación para esta sesión, comencé a pensar en la palabra “comunicación” y lo que realmente significa en el entorno hospitalario. Existen […]