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How to Prevent Tablets from Spreading Infection in Your Hospital

By Cody Strate on Dec 19, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control says it’s the heart of flu season, which means when someone infected with the virus coughs, sneezes or even talks, they’re at risk of spreading the flu. While the timing and duration of flu season differs each year, the CDC says it typically starts in the fall and goes through the winter months.

Topics: Informed Consents Hospital forms Paperless Forms mobile forms paperless consents
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Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze? How to Justify an eConsent Solution for your Hospital

By Cody Strate on Jul 10, 2019

In today’s health care environment, competition is fierce for every budget dollar. Convincing your executive team to invest in an eConsent tool requires more than saying it “feels” like the right solution or that you were “wowed” by the product demo.

Topics: Electronic Forms Informed Consents Bedside Patient Experience Hospital forms EMR Integration eConsent Bedside Consent eConsents Informed Consent econsent business case Bedside Registration
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Launching and Expanding eSignature Solutions: It’s a Game-Changer

By Cody Strate on Jun 27, 2019

At the annual MEDITECH user event known as MUSE, I had the opportunity to present with Judy Steiner, the IT director at Halifax Health. Our education session shared how the hospital expanded its use of Access eSignature solutions to the clinical setting, recreating the paperless process it established in Registration.

Topics: MEDITECH Patient Experience Informed Consents Patient Electronic Signature Bedside Patient Experience Patient eSignature Hospital forms Bedside Consent Bedside Registration
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Paper Problems: 7 Ways Paper Informed Consents Hurt Your Hospital

By Cody Strate on May 2, 2019

Think you’re the only hospital that has a paper problem when comes to Informed Consents? Think again.

Topics: MEDITECH Cerner Patient Experience Informed Consents Patient Signatures Bedside Patient Experience Patient eSignature Hospital forms Electronic medical forms eConsent OR delays Bedside Consent Cerner Forms Suite Cerner eForms surgical services delays
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eSignature for Informed Consent: It’s a Numbers Game

By Cody Strate on Mar 28, 2019

Much of the country is focused on college hoops right now with player stats like turnovers, points-per-game and rebounds dominating office and break-room conversations everywhere.

Topics: MEDITECH Informed Consents Bedside Patient Experience Patient eSignature Hospital forms Patient electronic forms OR delays Bedside Consent Cerner Forms Suite Informed Consent Cerner eForms surgical services delays
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When Forms Committees Fail, Anarchy Ensues

By Clayton Homme on Dec 18, 2018

Every patient form used for every patient interaction is maintained by a hospital’s Forms Committee, which is usually “lorded” over by the director of health information management.

Topics: Electronic Forms Hospital forms Form design Converting paper forms to electronic paperless hospital forms committee health information management
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Go from eSignature LCD to MVP

By Cody Strate on Dec 13, 2018

In late November, I hosted a webinar on Advanced eSignature Solutions for Cerner. Clinicians from more than 700 hospitals – or about 42 percent of Cerner’s client base – registered for the event.

Topics: Patient Experience Electronic Forms Informed Consents Bedside Patient Experience Patient eSignature Hospital forms Bedside Consent Bedside Registration