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The staff there is using a new app, all about serving patients better. “It’s really all about patient safety. It’s all about making sure we do the right thing with the right patient, and technology helps to provide that for us,” said Ann Smith, Chief Nursing Officer. And technology now has the staff at Capital Regional Medical Center combining patient care and smartphones.
HCA (NYSE: HCA), which operates 169 hospitals and 116 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and the United Kingdom, announced today the signing of an agreement to purchase Mobile Heartbeat, a leading developer of applications for smartphones to improve clinical workflow and team communications. Mobile Heartbeat technology solutions consolidate clinical communications, including alarms and notifications, patient information and lab data, secure texting, voice and photography.
Mobile Heartbeat today announced that it has signed a contract with the group purchasing organization HealthTrust to become a product supplier to its member organizations that include integrated delivery networks, individual healthcare facilities, surgery centers and physician practices.
Mobile Heartbeat announced it has signed a contract with the group purchasing organization HealthTrust. Under the contract, Mobile Heartbeat will become a product supplier to HealthTrust’s member organizations that include integrated delivery networks, individual healthcare facilities, surgery centers and physician practices.
Patient care teams at Yale-New Haven Hospital, looking for a faster, more efficient and more secure way to communicate with each other in the emergency room, have adopted smartphone applications to speed up workflows.
Running around the halls of a hospital to find a doctor or nurse takes precious time. With healthcare secure messaging, one hospital is working to improve communication and efficiency.
In the emergency department, time is of the essence. Paging or calling sought-after doctors and nurses in that setting can be disruptive, and they may be too busy to answer.