Healthcare Internal Communication

How to Create an Effective and Smart Internal Communication Strategy in Healthcare

Keeping your employees informed and engaged is important to many aspects of your organization. From productivity to ensuring you have a good reputation, good information-flow plays an important role.

When it comes to communicating internally, having a strategy in place is essential.

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Audit

But before you create one, you should conduct an audit of your current healthcare communications efforts (or lack thereof) to gage your starting point.  How are employees currently communicated with? Is it working? If not, why not?

In communicating with your employees, you need to set goals, which should be in line with your healthcare organization’s overall business plans and strategies.… Read more

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Creating an Effective Emergency System With DeskAlerts

In the event of a workplace emergency, your crisis communications team needs a reliable, robust and effective emergency notification system. This system forms the lynchpin of your business continuity efforts and staff safety safeguards in the event of a crisis. Designed specifically for emergency notification use, Desk Alerts is packed with intuitive, useful features. Not only does DeskAlerts make it easy to notify employees about an emergency when disaster strikes, it can also help you to get back to normal operations quickly when the problem has been resolved.

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If your current mass notification system makes emergency notifications more difficult than you’d like or lacks important features such as urgent alerts and reports, take a look at how DeskAlerts can transform your emergency system and streamline communications before, during and after a crisis:

Compatibility: The DeskAlerts emergency alert system is compatible with other emergency systems, such as tornado warning sirens, disaster alarms and alert color codes in hospitals.… Read more

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How to Notify Employees about IT Outages

IT systems are integral to so many parts of your business. When they go down – whether it’s planned or not – if you don’t communicate with staff, your help desk will spend a lot of time fielding questions. Often the same question, over and over again.

It’s important to get on the front foot either by  informing staff beforehand if it is scheduled, or keeping them in the loop when an unforeseen outage occurs.

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Putting a simple communications strategy in place helps build trust with your staff and also allows you to get on with the job of restoring the systems if you aren’t being interrupted and fielding questions.… Read more

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How to Well Prepare for an IT Outage

Living in a world that everything seems to move super fast, IT outages is one of the major predicaments that many organizations if not all have to deal with. This is by wondering whether an IT system is good enough, up to date and prediction of the impacts of outage or rather downtime.

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Causes of an IT outage

All outages, planned and unplanned may be caused by different things, including; hardware and server breakdowns, power outages, software failures, human errors, environmental issues, just to mention but a few.

Since these outages are mostly unpredictable, companies are advised to always have a contingency plan to either prevent the outage or at least reduce the impact of the system outage.Read more

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5 Tips to Stay Productive During an IT Outage

The modern workplace has become so reliant on information technology, that when systems go down, so too can your productivity.

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You won’t always get a system outage notification email letting you know that one is imminent, so it can take you by surprise.

While your IT department expects that there will be outages – both planned and unplanned  – and has a job to get on with during that time, for the rest of the organization it can cause havoc.

The cost to your business will depend on the size of the organization and the ways in which you are reliant on technology to deliver your products or services to clients.… Read more

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DeskAlerts Internal Notification System is a Money Saver in Hospitals

DeskAlerts is an internal messaging and notification system that allows to send out desktop alerts that cannot be ignored, dismissed, or deleted. It is an absolute must in a work environment where response times matter as much as they do in a hospital.

“We have been using Desk Alerts for 5 years now and find the product excellent at communicating important information to our entire Trust quickly. It is so easy to use and maintain so provides a cost effective solution for “real time” messaging.Read more

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