- Clinical workflows are often weakened by inefficient processes
- Thomas Hospital, Infirmary Health sought ways to improve efficiency while ensuring communication between clinicians was secure
Hospitals are continually looking for ways to improve efficiency and information security – this is what brought Thomas Hospital – Infirmary Health in Fairhope, Alabama to look for a clinical communication and collaboration solution.
At the hospital, nurses struggled to track down care team members while juggling care delivery with missed pages, missed callbacks, and utilizing pen and paper to track new information. This led to an excess of unproductive time and, because of it, clinical workflows were far from efficient.
Thomas Hospital needed to improve efficiency to reduce delays in care while ensuring all clinical communication was secure.
Technology to Improve Efficiency, Secure Communication
After comparing solutions, Infirmary Health partnered with Halo Health to utilize the Halo Clinical Collaboration Platform.™
The platform unified all clinical communication between care team members and ensured communication was secure. Additionally, to improve efficiency, the platform’s messaging and native on-call scheduling functionality, enabled schedule changes to occur in real-time.
Through this powerful feature combination, team members could reliably contact the right on-call clinician and care team member accurately and instantly.
For Thomas Hospital, implementing a clinical communication and collaboration platform drastically reduced waste. The hospital was able to streamline communication and clinical workflows and improve efficiency.
Just how successful was the partnership in improving outcomes and providing return on investment? The full case study explains the ROI realized in detail.