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About Kourtney Govro

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Entries by Kourtney Govro

Breathing New Life

Nurse call hardware shouldn’t be so expensive and your software should be really robust and have basic IT requirements like redundancy.

Being Mobile

I find it fascinating how non-mobile our hospital environments are today.  They are tethered to computers and wall-mounted screens, even in the patient room.

Nurse Call Reporting vs Analytics Engine

Hospitals need a good solid Nurse Call Light system. It’s a tool, used for a purpose. It’s as essential as the Brush Hog and the hardware should be dependable. In other words, it should run like a Deere.

And Then There Was Jill…

Even the best hospital, with the best technology, the most effective clinical workflow and the most well-resourced care team can be intimidating when someone you love is hurting.

Patrick Mahomes & Healthcare Leadership

What is clear about Patrick Mahomes (other than the fact that he is incredibly young) is that he is fun to watch, seizes opportunity, does not hesitate, and the announcers say he does not live by the “normal” quarterback rules.

Smart Phones In Hospitals

We have had the pleasure of supporting several clients through their clinical communications journey – improving patient experience and caregiver satisfaction.

Case Study: Pillow Speaker Triage

Hospitals purchase pillow speakers every day and often will pay more to gain better functionality such as self-triage (water, pain, toilet). However, many hospitals only experience use rates near 12% for those added features.

Smart “Phones” in Clinical Environment

I had the pleasure of being part of a Beckers Hospital Review panel discussion with Spectralink and AnMed Health. The presentation captured not only best practices related to implementation of smart devices but also how to leverage and manage the data associated with that change in clinical care.

Journey of a Woman in STEMM

All women who have STEMM careers have stories and experiences worth sharing.  This is one of mine, with a few tips for the young women seeking or pursuing STEMM careers.