#HIMSS16 Final Post

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My first night here the Cab Driver asked me if we were all here to “Fix Healthcare” and as any of us would reply I said we are here to improve healthcare but fixing is not a location we will ever arrive at, it’s a constant journey.  Clearly my answer was not sufficient so he...

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HIMSS Day 2: Connectivity

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The word Connectivity seemed to jump out to me on the floor. At first I thought maybe it was the new buzz word but then realized that for me that’s what #HIMSS16 is – a chance to connect. I am not sure about you but connection between people seems to be of greater value than...

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HIMSS16 Nursing Informatics Symposium

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What a fantastic day one at the HIMSS conference!  This was the first time I have attended a preconference symposium and it was time well spent.   I attended the Nursing Informatics Symposium and like when I have attended Informatics events – I want to shout “I am with My PEOPLE!” goofy I know but true.  ...

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Heart4Wellness

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When the Doctor said to my husband “You don’t smoke and you don’t drink so to reduce your risk you have to exercise and change to a heart healthy diet – which can’t be a diet it has to be a life change.” I was suddenly intimidated…. Frist of all – what does Heart Healthy...

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Sphere3® Expands The Blue Pants Program Based On Multiple Hospital Success

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Kansas City, KS (January, 2016). Sphere3® announces the success of the Blue Pants Program for 2015. All hospitals using both Aperum® and the Blue Pants Program consistently have experienced positive changes in their patient feedback and leadership rounding outcomes. Sphere3® also announces the newly available certification program and has named key team member, Tanner Cook,...

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Live in Gratitude

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Every once in a while God sends me a reminder of how incredible the world of healthcare really is to regular people. Reminding me that miracles are everyday life for the men and women who serve in hospitals. This is the story of our miracle….. December 13th my sweet husband, who I adore, had a...

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Industry Review on The Future of Nurse Call

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Sphere3®, May 1, 2015 The Call Light System has been commoditized for several years, but as the CIO emerges from the budget controlling cycles of implementing an EMR they are emerging with a new direction…. What technologies will we need to optimize the investment of the EMR? How will the “Internet of Things” enable more...

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Serve Well

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I am in and out of hospitals a lot for work but generally that means in and out of a board room or office…..kind of like saying I visited Chicago but never left the airport. Recently, I had the opportunity to spend some time on a hospital unit. Simple product training to help out the...

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Alarm Saturation

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Alarm fatigue has become such a popular phrase in our industry that organizations are trying to create designations within it to categorize the types of fatigue that are occurring.   This activity has created phrases such as Alert Fatigue and Notification Fatigue. At first I thought this was a simple practice of categorization to better diagnosis...

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Consumer Satisfaction in a Healthcare: Effective Leadership Rounding

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As Sphere3® has grown we have had the opportunity to bring together a really impressive team.  Over the next few months, I will be sharing posts from them that will provide helpful information for our hospital partners.  This post is written by Tanner Cook, our Blue Pants Specialist.  Tanner works with clinical leadership on how...

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