Webinar Slides: Increasing Your Social Media Footprint for Law Enforcement

For Law Enforcement it is critical to have the ability to share information quickly and effectively with residents and community members while being able to solicit feedback. When used correctly, social media can help law enforcement accomplish effective two-way communication.   Register for the replay of the webinar, Increasing Your Social Media Footprint for Law […]

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Conduct Disaster Preparedness Exercises

  For some organizations, conducting regular disaster preparedness exercises comes with the territory.  If you work with chemicals, in a manufacturing facility, or in an industry where your main function is to protect people and property, you’re probably well-versed in why preparation matters.  For many organizations, however, the potential dangers are not as obvious and safety […]

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Webinar Slides: Streamline Care Delivery and Clinical Workflows with Secure Messaging

In this webinar, Streamlining Care Delivery and Clinical Workflows with Secure Messaging, Dr. Trisha Swift, DNP, MSN, RN, CPHQ, CPPS, covered how secure messaging can help hospitals transition into a value-based care model by efficiently connecting all members of a patient’s care team through streamlined communication practices.   If you were unable to attend the […]

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Fairfax CERT Program Uses ContactBridge App for Reporting Field Assessments

Fairfax County, Virginia is home to over 1 million residents across 390 square miles in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.. Since 2003, the county’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) has embraced the reality that residents need to be prepared for major emergencies.   “Widespread emergencies like the Derecho windstorm of 2012 and the “Snowmageddon” snowstorm […]

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Nixle in Action: Trinity Hospital Transfers Patients using Keyword Messaging

Public safety agencies have countless responsibilities, but keeping residents safe and informed is high on their list. When it comes to special events, many organizations from both the public and private sector are choosing to target messages directly to event attendees using keyword messaging. By creating a custom group using a keyword, residents can opt-in […]

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Video Q&A with National Capital Region – Everbridge for Emergency Management

The National Capital Region (NCR), a collection of 18 sovereign jurisdictions including DC and parts of Maryland and Virginia, is responsible for promoting a safe environment for over five million residents. Equally important, NCR needs to communicate securely and effectively to their resident-base during both emergencies and non-emergency events.   After 10 years with the […]

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Report: HIPAA Secure Messaging Not Used in 92% of Healthcare Institutions

HIPAA Secure Messaging Not Widely Adopted at Healthcare Institutions   It is a widely known fact in the healthcare industry that communication about protected health information (PHI) is not to be transmitted via unsecured devices. However, a recent study conducted by Infinite Convergence Solutions, Inc. found that 92 percent of healthcare institutions are not using […]

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Overcoming Emergency Notification Challenges in 2016

Emergency response, information technology, and healthcare communications are three scenarios in which notification systems play a critical role. Recent disasters have demonstrated the benefits of crowdsourcing during response efforts, so notification systems are leveraging this responsiveness through two-way communication technology that can both disseminate and receive information.   The critical communications world continues to evolve, […]

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