Simple implementation and an automated system make a Policy Management System a secure and easy way to manage the documents in your healthcare organization. Features such as inline editing, search functions, accessibility, and more work to streamline processes and reduce risk. This solution benefits each department. Here’s a quick look at what it can do for your department.Read More >
With several recent updates to our Intranet and Policy Management System, we thought we’d share some of these most notable and exciting features with you. We’re so thankful to our clients for their patience and feedback while we strive to make our software the best it can be. We hope these updates will give you a better idea of the great new features available for your Intranet portal and/or policy management system.Read More >
A policy management system is a technological solution that helps your organization keep your documents secure, organized, and running through a smooth workflow. While it automates processes, saves time, and takes some of the stress and burden off of staff, it still requires some TLC to truly work its magic. Here are some quick reminders and things that your staff can be doing to get the most out of your policy management system.Read More >
Long-term care organizations have had their fair share of critique in terms of cost and competitiveness. That said, those with loved ones in a nursing home, assisted living, etc. want to know that they are receiving the best possible care. Like any healthcare or medical establishment, keeping up-to-date on policies and procedures is major. Not only does it keep you compliant and audit ready, but it ensures your patients are receiving leading care. A policies and procedures management system can work wonders. Besides assisting with compliance, it keeps documents organized, automates workflow to make you more efficient, and integrates easily with your existing portal or system. Here are some of the highlight features of a policy manager that will be most beneficial to your long-term care organization.Read More >
Best Features of the HospitalPortal.net Policies and Procedures Manager Software for your IT Department
When it comes to choosing a new technology product for your facility, it’s imperative to look at functionality. Implementation can mean a significant strain on your IT department, as well as the rest of your staff. With an innovative infrastructure, the HospitalPortal.net P&P Manager ensures a smooth integration into your current system, and our numerous tools make it easy to maintain once it is up and running. Here are the most relevant features our Policies and Procedures Manager offers to make the lives of your IT department easier:Read More >
In the US, there is a great demand placed on healthcare professionals to manage risk, be cost efficient and be compliant. This brings the communication and management of Policies and Procedures to the forefront. Policy Management software has been developing over the past few years and can provide great benefits for the industry. Let's take a look at some of them below:Read More >
In a recent article, “Too good to be forgotten - why institutional memory matters” by Phil Tinline and published by the BBC, the author discusses serious risks many organizations face due to increasing staff turnover rates. Due to the fact that employees and affiliates switch jobs quickly, organizations in both private and public sectors, increasingly face (what the author calls) “corporate amnesia” – or the inability to retain and preserve knowledge within the organization.Read More >
Many hospitals still utilize manual processes to manage and distribute changes to internal forms, policies and procedures. These critical hospital documents need to undergo periodic reviews and revisions. Detailed approval records need to be stored along with each revision to meet various compliance requirements or regulations. As a result, many healthcare organizations often find themselves looking for a better method for managing and distributing updates to these documents. Unfortunately, since Meaningful Use has everyone focusing on EMR implementation projects, automation of administrative functions such as policies and procedures management quite often do not get the leadership’s attention as they deserve. However, as the number of revisions and policies continues to grow, the supporting management processes can get easily out of hand.Read More >
We hear a lot of questions about SharePoint when working hospitals. Many have implemented SharePoint or are thinking about implementing SharePoint for their hospital intranet or document management. While SharePoint has its place in many organizations, we often hear the same issues and misconceptions about the use of SharePoint in a healthcare setting. I would like to discuss a few of these myths in this post.
One of the questions we hear often at HospitalPortal.net is "How can I use my intranet to support Meaningful Use?" The reality is there are alot of ways a shrewd hospital can use it's intranet to advance Meaningful Use efforts. As with other aspects of internal communications in hospitals, half the battle is having a good plan and system in place.