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Handling Violent Incident Alerts in the Hospital with Automation

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Hospital Marketing, Healthcare

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Command Hub | Common Operating Picture, Emergency Event Templates | Step-by-Step Communication Plans, Alerts | Mass Notification Software, Live Survey | Polling Software

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Handling Violent Incident Alerts

Hospitals and other medical institutions have a wide array of potential emergencies that they need to be prepared for. Of those emergencies, one of the worst nightmares of healthcare professionals is a code white. Code white emergencies occur when a violent person is in the hospital and can be complicated to manage quickly and safely due to the amount of risk that communication may carry.

A digital code white solution can help by streamlining the launching and managing of such an emergency scenario and giving you access to responses and information from the ground, allowing you to adapt as much as possible to a dangerous, dynamic situation.

SimplyCast presents the idea of the Code White use case, a complete solution for managing violent person emergencies.

The solution makes use of powerful alerts, advanced response-based tracking, and a centralized dashboard to streamline the code white response process.

Steps to Improve the Code White Response

SimplyCast anticipated the need for medical institutions to create a streamlined code white solution to ensure that violent persons are found and isolated as quickly as possible.

When it comes to the ways a digital solution can help, we identified three key opportunities.

Step 1 – Alerting Staff

When a violent person is identified in a hospital, staff need to be notified as quickly as possible to get out of danger and get vulnerable patients to safety as well. A digital solution can help by allowing for pre-defined plans that can simplify the launching of such alerts to hospital staff.

Step 2 – Search Tracking

When a violent person incident is ongoing, there needs to be an easy way for staff to send updates regarding areas that are or are not safe and whether they have discovered any injured victims. They also need to be able to discreetly report evacuated or locked down areas as appropriate. A system that can handle dynamic responses can allow these status updates to be tracked automatically.

Step 3 – Search Monitoring

A central dashboard that can be customized to fit the needs of any given medical institution ensures all staff responses can be easily assessed, allowing administrators to manage the code white emergency via one centralized common operating picture.

Why SimplyCast?

These are the core opportunities we identified where a digital solution can improve the code white response, and where SimplyCast can help.

The SimplyCast platform is a no-code platform that is fully customizable and can be tweaked or altered to meet the exact needs of every institution.

SimplyCast is an ISO 27001:2013-certified company with data centers in the USA and Canada. This means we can assure you that your confidential data is safe on our secure server and the messages you transmit are completely encrypted. Our platform has the capacity to send more than 100,000 messages every hour and allows for more than 10,000 concurrent sessions. We can also acquire additional gateways and servers if you need them.

Most importantly, we have a 99.5 percent minimum uptime. With our solution, you can have peace of mind. 

Interested in Improving Your Code White Response?

Don’t wait! Our experts are ready to give you a one-on-one demo to explain how this solution works.

Simply request a demo by clicking the button below and let us show you how our solution can help you manage your code white response more efficiently.

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