Posts Tagged ‘emergency readiness’

Infographic: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness

December 28th, 2018 by Melanie Matthews

Weather events are the biggest safety concern for healthcare executives and are the second most common incident reported within the last two years, according to a new infographic by Rave Mobile Safety.

The infographic examines healthcare executives’ top safety concerns by healthcare executive role and modes most frequently used to communicate with employees during workplace emergencies.

Improving the Patient Experience: Engaging Front-line Staff for a System-Wide Action PlanUnityPoint Health has moved from a siloed approach to improving the patient experience at each of its locations to a system-wide approach that encompasses a consistent, baseline experience while still allowing for each institution to address its specific needs. Armed with data from its Press Ganey and CAHPS ® Hospital Survey scores, UnityPoint’s patient experience team developed a front-line staff-driven improvement action plan.

During Improving the Patient Experience: Engaging Front-line Staff for a System-Wide Action Plan a 45-minute webinar, now available for replay, Paige Moore, director, patient experience at UnityPoint Health—Des Moines, shares how the organization switched from a top-down, leadership-driven patient experience improvement approach to one that engages front-line staff to own the process.

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Infographic: American Hospitals Are Prepared to Care

January 31st, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

There were 26 million more emergency department (ED) visits in 2011 than in 2000, yet there are 189 fewer EDs, according to a new infographic from the American Hospital Association. Payment gaps in hospitals reached a total of $71 billion for uncompensated care, Medicare and Medicaid patients.

This infographic also details access to care, necessary hospital treatments and staffing areas, levels of emergency readiness and more.

American Hospitals are Prepared to Care

You may also be interested in this related resource: 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Hospital Readmissions. With fewer EDs and more ED visits, it is vital for hospitals to keep readmissions down. This resource documents the latest key initiatives and partnerships to reduce readmissions by patients with these costly conditions and others by more than 100 healthcare organizations.


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