Medical Device Integration Blog

Nurses deliver in the digital world: Real champions for change

Posted by Susan Niemeier, MHA, BSN, RN on Apr 12, 2016 @ 11:23 AM

This week, I decided to review a few of the articles I’d written over the years. I was drawn to an article I wrote for ADVANCE on the complexity of nursing in the digital world. Although authored several years ago, the theme is as relevant today as when it was originally published.

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Tags: Nurses, Clinical, Clinical Analytics, Clinical Documentation

PODCAST: Deploying device integration within med-surg care units

Posted by Capsule on Sep 24, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

Convergence & Collaboration Podcast: Episode 2

Listen to this podcast episode of Capsule’s Convergence & Collaboration Show and discover the positive impact medical device data can have on your clinical workflow. In this 14 minute podcast our guest will share how the implementation of advanced technology enabling periodic vital signs to be entered into the patient’s record electronically, before the clinician leaves the bedside, improved nurse efficiency aiding an academic medical center to deliver a higher level of care to more patients in less time and without any increased staffing costs.

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Tags: Medical Device Integration, Workflow, Clinical Documentation, Med-Surg, Podcast

Be Prepared!

Posted by Cyndi Coyne, RN on Sep 22, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

In addition to being a nurse, I have been the proud mom to a Boy Scout for quite some time now.  He absolutely loves the Scouts and it’s been a wonderful experience for him.  I have to admit, he is growing and maturing into quite a fine young man and, with the help of great Scout Masters as well as a lot of hard work on his part, he’s developed leadership skills that he would’ve had a hard time acquiring outside of Scouts.  His ultimate goal is to become an Eagle Scout.  He is well on his way and I have no doubt he will attain it.

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Tags: Nurses, Nursing Stories, Clinical, Clinical Analytics, Nurses Week, Clinical Documentation

NEW: Listen to Chats on Convergence and Collaboration in Healthcare IT

Posted by Capsule on Aug 26, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

Capsule Launches Healthcare IT Podcast Series 

We are excited to announce our "Convergence and Collaboration" podcast series, which will feature interviews, discussions, and insights on emerging trends as we explore areas of technological convergence and collaborative possibilities in healthcare.

Click the play button below to listen to the first episode in your browser, or subscribe on iTunes, Sticher, or TuneIn to download episodes to your mobile device:

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Tags: Medical Device Integration, Health IT, Operational Analytics, Medical Device Data, Clinical Documentation, Podcast

AMIA Task Force Calls for Simplification and Speed in EHR Use

Posted by Susan Niemeier, MHA, BSN, RN on Jun 28, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Report Cites MDIS as an Important Way to Meet EHR Goals

The American Medical Information Association (AMIA) Task Force report on the status and future direction of electronic health records (EHRs) is out. And not surprisingly, it finds EHR systems are a mixed blessing. While cutting down information silos, the technology also cuts down physician efficiency and patient care time. As a result, taking full advantage of an EHR’s enhanced patient information is often extremely difficult.

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Tags: Patient Data, Workflow, Industry Forecast, Medical Device Information System, Clinical Documentation