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Delaware General Health District’s Newborn Home Visit Project: Improving Safe Sleep in the Community

Following our previous two articles about Safe Sleeping and the DGHD Home Infant Visitation Program, we wanted to follow up with the results of their project as reported to us by Joyce Richmond, RN, BS who was the Nursing Director for Delaware General Health District in 2015 when the study was completed. How was the program [...]

Delaware General Health District Newborn Home Visitation Program

Following on from our previous article about Safe Sleeping, we thought we’d take this opportunity to talk about how one Public Health Agency uses Nightingale Notes to help them identify newborns at risk from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and educate parents. Background In 2015, the Delaware General Health District (DGHD) initiated a free of [...]

CDC Safe Sleep for Babies

This is the first of 3 articles about safe sleep for babies best practice, and how Nightingale Notes can help. Although the two may seem completely unrelated, we’ll explain how they are related, and what Nightingale Notes can tell healthcare providers about parents and caregivers of new born babies. The recent CDC Vital Signs Safe [...]

Can I contact my community health clients via text message?

It’s a good question, and one that you’re right to ask. Perhaps you’re thinking that you should take advantage of technology to: Increase the number of people who attend appointments Inform more people about community health programs Target a particular demographic Why message community health clients via text? According to many sources, including Small Biz [...]

Opioid Crisis

It seems that you can’t listen to the radio, turn on the TV, open a newspaper or browse a website without seeing or hearing some mention of the Opioid Crisis. With good reason. Did you know that approximately 115 American lives are lost due to overdose of opiates every day? Have you seen an increase [...]

How Does Nightingale Notes EHR Help With Strategic Planning and Budgeting?

If you’re involved with the planning and budgeting at your public health agency, then you’re likely to be aware of what strategic planning is, and how an EHR like Nightingale Notes can make a big difference. However, if you’re new to planning and budgeting, then it might all be a bit confusing, and you might [...]

By |2018-02-12T12:36:27+00:00February 14th, 2018|Budgeting, Nightingale Notes, Strategic Planning|0 Comments

Top 10 Nightingale Notes Benefits

Following on from our Top 10 Nightingale Notes Features article, this time we’ll look at the Top 10 Nightingale Notes EHR Benefits. 1.Built on the Omaha System Nightingale Notes EHR is built on the Omaha System, which is a Standardized Terminology. The Omaha System is: Research based Specifically created to describe community health care Designed [...]

Top 10 Nightingale Notes Features

If you’re evaluating different EHR systems for your public health agency and don’t really know what to look for, what’s important to you, and what you need to be aware of, then this guide is for you. In no particular order, here are the top 10 features our clients say are important them, and why [...]

By |2018-01-23T15:55:39+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Community Health, EHR, Nightingale Notes|0 Comments

Nightingale Notes Is Your Partner In Improving Community Health

Nightingale Notes is your partner in improving community health. So, how does a public health EHR help to improve community health? The use of a common Electronic Health Record (EHR), such as Nightingale Notes, with all your clients in it, including their demographic descriptors, presents a wealth of data pooled in one central location. Your [...]

Koble Group announce addition of the Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN) to their HIE platform

Champ Software shares in the excitement of the Koble Group as they announce the addition of the Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN) to their HIE platform. What does this mean for Champ Software clients? So, what does this mean for Champ Software Nightingale Notes clients? Primarily, this new development means that when Champ Software's Iowa [...]