TigerText, the healthcare industry´s most widely adopted clinical communication and collaboration solution, has announced the first of its kind, multi-organizational Patient Safety Committee for hospitals and health systems utilizing clinical communication and collaboration technologies, the company said.
The committee, comprised of executives from Geisinger, George Washington University Hospital and TigerText, will work in partnership to identify new best practices using communication tools as well as develop protocols for notifications, alerts, and beta testing to ultimately create a safer environment for the patient.
Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth NavigatorÂ®, ProvenCareÂ® and ProvenExperienceÂ®. As one of the nation´s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey at AtlantiCare, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org.
The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC. GW Hospital is proud to partner with the nation´s 11th medical school – The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences – which boasts 39 graduate medical education programs; as well as The GW Medical Faculty Associates, the largest independent physician group in the Washington, DC area. For more information, visit www.GWhospital.com.
TigerText helps physicians, nurses, and other staff communicate and collaborate more effectively, accelerating productivity, reducing costs, and improving patient outcomes. With 6,500 facilities, 99.99% uptime, and over 10 million messages processed each day, TigerText continually delivers advanced product innovations and integrates with critical hospital systems such as the EHR, nurse call, and scheduling solutions.