September 27, 2018

Three Levels to Situational Awareness

Both the Institute of Medicine and The Joint Commission recommend that healthcare organizations model their care strategies after those of high-reliability industries such as aviation, nuclear […]
September 20, 2018

4 Tools to Achieve Patient Room Situational Awareness

Healthcare isn’t as safe as it should be—a 2016 study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine estimates that more than 250,000 people in the United […]
August 30, 2018

3 Strategies to Prevent Nurse Fatigue

Nurses face urgent scenarios every day that require quick thinking. A keen sense of situational awareness—i.e. understanding what’s happening with a patient and what’s likely to […]
August 23, 2018

A New Day for Nurse Call: Why Facility Directors Prefer Amplion Alert

When it comes to purchasing a new nurse call system, it’s easy to focus on meeting the needs of the clinical team. But nurses aren’t the […]
August 16, 2018

Three Technology Solutions for Coordinating Better In-Room Care

Every year, between 700,000 and 1 million patients in the United States accidentally fall in a hospital, according to research from the Agency for Healthcare Research […]
August 2, 2018

Amplion’s Secret Sauce for Technology Adoption: A Q&A With Brenda Aubin, RN, BSN

At Amplion, we care about ensuring our customers are successful. While we build state-of-the-art technology, what we really sell is positive outcomes. That’s why we created […]
July 19, 2018

The Amplion Difference: Seeing the Future of Nurse Call

It doesn’t take much effort to learn how frustrated clinicians are with the traditional nurse call system. Just type “nurse call system problems” into Google’s search […]
July 11, 2018

3 Ways to Foster a Culture of Communication and Teamwork

Situational awareness isn’t a term frequently defined or discussed by circles of clinicians or healthcare professionals. In fact, it’s more commonly used in high-reliability industries such […]
May 31, 2018

2 Ways Hospitals Can Improve Alarm Management

Clinical alarms were designed with the best of intentions—to alert clinicians about patient emergencies or changes in patient conditions. Most bedside medical devices, such as monitors, […]
May 24, 2018

Nurse Workloads Lead to Fatigue: 3 Ways to Help

As a rule, nurses love their jobs. Despite the demanding, fast-paced environment, many nurses enjoy their career because they get to make a difference, positively impact […]
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