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Survey Says: More Hospitals Positioned to Adopt Bedside eSignature Solutions, Tablets

By Cody Strate on Feb 17, 2020

In the second segment of our webinar series, we asked participants from about 100 hospitals nationwide to tell us about their patient experience at Registration. Specifically, if they’re using paper Informed Consents or if their hospital has an eSignature solution.

Topics: Patient Experience Patient Electronic Signature Electronic forms Bedside consents Survey eSignature
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Access Webinar Series: Bedside eSignature Solutions and Seamless EHR Integration

By Cody Strate on Feb 17, 2020

MEDITECH and Epic users, our webinar series this week is just for you. (Don’t worry Cerner hospitals; we see you!)

Topics: Patient Electronic Signature Informed Consent Paperless forms Bedside consents Electronic Health Record eSignature Tablets
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Top-Rated Access Webinar Series: How to Pick the Right Tablet for Your Hospital

By Cody Strate on Feb 11, 2020

Outside the hospital, we use tablets for reading, downloading and streaming. But inside the healthcare setting, these devices are critical tools for paperless forms, patient electronic signatures and bedside consents.

Topics: Patient Electronic Signature Paperless forms Bedside consents Electronic Health Record eSignature Tablets
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Survey Says: 96% Don’t have an eSignature Solution for Bedside Consents

By Cody Strate on Feb 6, 2020

 

IT professionals and clinicians from more than 100 hospitals across the country joined us this week for a webinar on implementing patient electronic signature across the enterprise. Jenni Mihm, clinical forms specialist with Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colo., was joined by Kristen Gibbins, business analyst, and Louis Gilletti, senior business analyst, with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, Fla. The three offered a candid look at what did and didn’t work during their enterprise-wide rollouts of patient eSignature technology, as well as insight on what they wish they’d known.

Topics: Patient Experience Patient Electronic Signature Informed Consent Electronic forms Paperless forms Bedside consents Electronic Health Record Survey
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Access Webinar Series: Patient Electronic Forms, Tablet Selection and Paperless Bedside Consents

By Cody Strate on Feb 4, 2020

Access is here to help your hospital solve its paper problems and more. We want to be a resource for you on everything from a patient electronic forms cost calculator, to stats on OR optimization to preventing healthcare associated infections. We also want to make it easy for you to connect and exchange ideas with your peers who are weighing similar decisions and issues at their hospitals.  

Topics: Patient Electronic Signature Patient electronic forms Paperless forms Healthcare Associated Infections Patient intake forms Bedside consents Electronic Health Record
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Why Infection Control and Tablets Go Hand-in-Hand for Hospitals

By Cody Strate on Jan 30, 2020

When it comes to picking a case to protect the tablets in your hospital, there’s more to it than meets the eye. You want to protect your devices from what can be seen – cracked screens, scratches and other damage from drops and repeated use.

Topics: Patient Electronic Signature Patient electronic forms Infection Control Electronic forms Paperless forms Healthcare Associated Infections Patient intake forms Bedside consents
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Survey Says: What Hospitals are Watching in 2020 and Beyond

By Cody Strate on Jan 17, 2020

The start of a new year – and a new decade – has many of us planning for the months and years ahead. January is a popular time to make health care goals for ourselves. The number of weight loss and gym ads you’ll see just by watching a half-hour of TV proves that.

Topics: Patient Experience eForms Patient Electronic Signature
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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: eForms Patient Electronic Signature Informed Consent Infection Control Healthcare Tablet
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Reduce Wear and Tear on your Hospital's Patient Bedside Tablets

By Cody Strate on Dec 5, 2019

It’s probably safe to say that the last time most of us drove a rental a car, we didn’t treat it with the same care and respect we would’ve had it been our own vehicle. We may have nicked a few curbs, left the sunroof open in the rain or even had an unfortunate spill in the front seat. That we didn’t clean up.

After all, unless there was major physical damage – think bigger than a door ding – we had no real accountability to the next person who’d drive the vehicle.

Once we pulled into that rental car bay, put the car in park and handed over the keys, it was back to our daily lives – where we’d only think of treating our personal cars with care.  

It’s a similar situation when it comes to implementing tablets – iPads, Surfaces, etc., – in hospitals.

Topics: MEDITECH Patient Experience eForms Patient Satisfaction Epic Systems Patient Electronic Signature Patient electronic forms Cerner Forms Suite Access eForms Healthcare tablet cases Healthcare Tablet
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Watch: How to pick the right tablet and accessories for your hospital

By Cody Strate on Nov 14, 2019

 

Part 1: Stylus comparison for the best patient electronic signature experience

Your hospital wants to evolve from standard LCD panels to tablets that give you the mobility to capture patient bedside electronic signatures. Picking the right tablet is essential but it’s just the start. Equally as important is selecting the right accessories to go with the device. After all, these decisions can have a big impact on patient satisfaction.

Topics: Patient Experience Patient Satisfaction Patient Electronic Signature Patient electronic forms eConsent Access eForms Bedside Registration Healthcare tablet cases
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10 Things Healthcare Professionals Must Consider to Ensure a Successful Tablet Initiative

By Cody Strate on Oct 25, 2019

Is your hospital considering a tablet initiative? Implementing iPads, Surfaces or Galaxies in your hospital’s Registration or clinical departments probably sounds simple. But the choices don’t stop once you pick a device brand and model. In fact, selecting the actual tablet just might be the easiest part.

Topics: Patient Electronic Signature Informed Consent Healthcare tablets Healthcare tablet cases
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A Former Nurse Looks Back on the Problems Caused by Paper

By Lindsey Keith on Aug 2, 2019

The Access team is strong because of the variety of perspectives and experiences our employees provide. Lindsey Keith is part of the Access marketing team plus she previously worked as a registered nurse. In this post, we take a look back at a 2016 blog by Lindsey where she reflects on how her time in nursing would have differed had she used an eSignature solution. (Access team member, Lindsey Keith, pictured center left, with fellow nurses.)
Topics: eForms Patient Electronic Signature eForms software