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University of New Mexico Hospital to Track Hand Hygiene

August 2nd, 2019 by Guest Communications

Written by: Ryan Boetel, Albuquerque Journal (TNS) — In the past, inhouse spies have monitored compliance. In the near future, radio-frequency monitoring will be used. Because at a hospital, an employee with dirty hands can have severe consequences for a read more

When A Doctor’s Screen Time Detracts From Face Time with Patients

August 2nd, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News As Wei Wei Lee sat with her doctor to discuss starting a family, she felt a “distance” between them. The physician was busy on the computer and focused on the screen. read more

An Operational Guide for Preventing Targeted School Violence, provided by the U.S. Secret Service

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: GCC The above article shared this month highlights a recent training in North Carolina. This training is focused on the step-by-step guide that the U.S Secret Service released in 2018: ENHANCING SCHOOL SAFETY USING A THREAT ASSESSMENT read more

Secret Service: Education and Counseling Help Prevent School Shootings

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  by Jane Wester, The Charlotte Observer / June 25, 2019 (TNS) — The U.S. Secret Service has been working on school-violence prevention since before Columbine, but now a step-by-step guide introduced after the February 2018 high school shooting in read more

People with Disabilities Often Face ‘Institutionalization’ During Disasters

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Jim McKay Those in emergency management and public safety try to include vulnerable populations in pre-disaster planning to account for their needs and keep them safe during emergencies, including people with disabilities. Unfortunately, this segment of the read more

Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults — And Tailoring A Solution

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

Written by: Judith Graham For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say. But her well-meant advice didn’t read more

Death by 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Fred Schulte and Erka Fry, Fortune, March 18, 2019 The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. The 47-year-old Vermont read more

Why Social Media is Great for Advertising (Yes, Even Healthcare)

July 8th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Peter Do, Marketing Strategist at Healthcare Success How many times have you been walking along and nearly collided with someone staring at their phone? Many people are clearly absorbed with their mobile devices. And the majority of read more

It’s No Fad! Mindfulness is a Game-Changer for the Patient and Staff Experience

June 4th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Wendy Leebov A nurse manager shared this illuminating story: “A patient complained that no one had been in all night to check on her.  I wanted to find out if that was true and investigated.  I learned read more

A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine

June 4th, 2019 by Guest Communications

  Written by: Judith Graham Society gives short shrift to older age. This distinct phase of life doesn’t get the same attention that’s devoted to childhood. And the special characteristics of people in their 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond are read more


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