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    Get Back to What You Love to Do

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Oct 24, 2019 @ 01:15 PM

    Create a Community of Care – and Caring

    Caring for your residents is your life’s work. Your time and expertise are best spent focusing on their safety and satisfaction. Knowing their needs are understood and tended to in a timely matter proves to residents, and their families, that your life’s work is in their care and they can put their trust and faith in you to provide that.

    Responder 5000 keeps communication and information flowing, helping your facility become a true community of care:

    • Engaged family

    • Focus on Prevention

    • Environment of Care

    • Local Service/Support

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    Improving Resident Safety and Care Delivery

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 @ 01:30 PM

    Create a Community of Care – and Caring

    Significant obstacles such as gaps in labor, poor communication and a lack of physical resources can hinder a facility’s advancements in resident safety. To address these disparities, health facilities often turn to advanced nurse call systems to support their quality initiatives and strengthen clinical, operational and financial outcomes.

    Safety measures incorporating intelligent nurse call can help benefit:
    • Residents, with less pain and fewer infections
    • Staff, with enhanced satisfaction and time savings
    • Facilities, with reduced costs and improved reputation

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    Improving the Experience for Residents and Staff

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Oct 03, 2019 @ 01:30 PM

    Create a Community of Care – and Caring

    Healthcare staff want to make a true difference in the lives of those they care for. Achieving that difference requires an efficient work environment — one with the ability to spend more time providing direct care to residents.

    Rauland Responder® 5000’s easy-to-use nurse call system is designed to remove those challenges and deliver more time for what matters most: Time with your residents.

    Rauland Responder intelligent Resident-Staff communications can help you address:
    • Real-time resident/staff voice communication
    • Robust reporting and metrics
    • Staff burnout and alarm fatigue
    • Improved resident care

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    Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: Summary

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Aug 08, 2019 @ 09:48 AM

    In our most recent blog session, we took at a look at 6 ways you can take your healthcare data to the next level. If you missed any of the sessions, be sure to visit our blog page for a full review or to download the guide.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 6 Extend Open Integrations

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Aug 01, 2019 @ 09:38 AM

    Just as hospitals and health systems want to avoid costly IT downtime, it is equally important to enable smoother future rollouts for IT teams and extend open integrations, which help reduce the financial impact associated with IT investments and updates. This is a pain point for many organizations, as a recent survey of healthcare technology leaders revealed 65 percent believe costly and inefficient fixes to technology infrastructure pose a major threat to the bottom line and delivery of care, while 72 percent think transitioning to a new IT platform will impact their billing cycles.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 5 Standardize Workflow

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Jul 25, 2019 @ 09:20 AM

    Hospitals and health systems are facing rising labor costs while simultaneously battling shortages in physicians and nurses nationwide. The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Cost Index found hospital total employment compensation increased 2.3 percent in 2016 and 2 percent in 2017, vi while shortage of physicians is predicted to exceed 121,000 by 2030. vii One way to keep employee-related costs controlled when managing thin teams is by improving and standardizing workflows.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 4 Increase Accessibility

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 @ 09:31 AM

    Technology has become a critical component of modern healthcare, playing a crucial role in clinical, administrative and operational teams throughout an organization. When IT systems go down or are inaccessible, the consequences can be significant – costing hospitals and health systems valuable time, money and productivity.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 3 Scale to Your Needs

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Jul 11, 2019 @ 09:27 AM

    Not only are hospital and health system acquisitions and mergers on the rise, but the value of those deals is increasing as well. The average size of a seller by revenue has grown nearly 14 percent annually since 2008, reaching a new high of $409 million in 2018. iv With these major deals, many organizations are expanding into new markets and significantly altering their clinical and operational demands.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 2 Protect All Data

    Posted by Responder Blog on Tue, Jul 02, 2019 @ 09:27 AM

    In the past decade, healthcare data breaches have been on an upward trend, with 2018 marking the highest number at 365 incidents. Between 2009 and 2018, there have been 2,546 data breaches involving more than 500 records, resulting in the theft and exposure of 189,945,874 healthcare records – equal to more than 59 percent of the U.S. population.

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    6 Ways to Take Your Healthcare Data to the Next Level: 1 Centralize Your Servers

    Posted by Responder Blog on Thu, Jun 27, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

    Any organization must build from the ground up, establishing a framework to support current and future needs. The same rule applies to IT infrastructure, particularly within a growing healthcare organization or a health system. A solid IT foundation with centralized servers dramatically decreases costs while increasing security, access and ease of scalability in the event of future growth. A single IT architecture, like the Enterprise platform, reduces capital and operational expenses, freeing up resources to support clinical programs, increase patient safety and boost satisfaction. 

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