Frankenphone lives!

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October 30, 2014
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“Accursed creator! Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust?” Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley What better time than Halloween to warn of a monster lurking among us? As I visit hospitals throughout the country, I’ve noticed an alarming trend: IT departments creating piece-meal communication systems to avoid […]

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Building excellence in mobile communication.

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October 28, 2014
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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.“  – Aristotle On the eve of the closing day of the ANCC National Magnet Conference® in Dallas last week, I was pleased to host an educational dinner program for nursing leaders. Energy filled the air as a dozen nursing leaders shared an […]

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Negating the naysayers.

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October 21, 2014
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Last week, comScore released its most recent data on key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry. It’s no surprise that Google Android leads with 52 percent OEM market share, while Apple holds 42 percent. It also shouldn’t surprise anyone that Blackberry clings to a mere 2.3 percent of the market. It was a different story […]

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A Night with Nemours.

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October 16, 2014
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Last Friday, Area Sales Manager JB Leeming and I were honored to represent Voalte at A Night with Nemours, the third annual black-tie gala at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida. This year’s event benefited the hospital’s Transport Program, raising more than $580,000 for the purchase of a specially outfitted ambulance. Sen. Bill Nelson and […]

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Nursing leaders speak out in Seattle.

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October 14, 2014
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What do nursing leaders from a large accountable care organization, a huge integrated delivery network, and a regional non-profit hospital all have in common? A lot, as it turns out. Voalte CNO Candace Smith, MPA, RN, NEA-BC, traveled to Seattle recently to discuss “Building Excellence in Mobile Communication” with a group of Chief Nursing Officers, […]

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