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Real-Time Communication Critical for Improving Patient Safety

By Care Thread

At Care Thread, we believe that patient safety is all about successful collaboration between providers to deliver the best possible care with the best possible outcomes. Critical to this success is

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Patient Care Coordination: Activity or Accomplishment

By Nick Adams, President

Patient Care Coordination: Activity or Accomplishment

John Wooden once said, “Don’t mistake activity for accomplishment.”

The Wizard of Westwood’s quote is relevant to the delivery of healthcare today, be it in hospitals,

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An Ounce of Prevention

By Care Thread

Care Thread maintains the privacy and security of personal health information (PHI), and upholds HIPAA compliance in a few ways.The evolution of communication in healthcare from pagers to mobile devices, paper notes to email, hospital visits (and re-admissions) to telehealth programs improves both the speed and quality of

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Mobile Care Coordination: An Integrated Approach

By Care Thread

A recent post by Decisions.co’s Ken Lindquist in Venture Beat, “How workflow software could be the backbone of the future web,” struck a chord with me.

In this post, Lindquist took

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A Look at Trends in Patient-Centered Care Coordination & mHealth

By Care Thread

Here at the Care Thread office, we’re always eager to check out the latest infographic – be it the Institute of Medicine’s “What’s Possible for Health Care?,” the

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A Starting Point for Virtual Care Team Coordination

By Care Thread

Care Thread | Care Team Collaboration

$8.3 billion dollars wasted in healthcare every year due to outdated communication technologies and delays in patient discharge.

That’s the latest figure from a Ponemon Institute study released

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Founder’s Message: Andrew Shearer, “A Different Box of Tools”

By Andrew Shearer, CTO

Long before he won a Nobel Prize, the physicist Richard Feynman became known among his peers for his ability to solve difficult calculus problems that were beyond everyone else. He explained later that he wasn’t doing anything particularly clever.

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Founder’s Message: Nick Adams

By Nick Adams, President

Care Thread was created by a team that cares passionately about improving healthcare for providers and patients. Our first blog posts are dedicated to introducing our team and explaining what motivated us to build Care Thread together. -- For as long as I can remember, I have lived in the world of healthcare. Many members of my family, and even more of my friends, work in the field of medicine. In my “previous life,” I worked in pharmaceuticals and life sciences, in and out of hospitals and clinics.

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