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    An Entirely New Alerts Interface

    Rich new features help you manage crucial notifications

    The SurveyVitals team is profoundly passionate about building the tools that help our clients improve and reduce malpractice risk. While you’ve always had the ability to view the notifications that alert you to possible issues, we’ve now made it even easier to manage, track, and archive alerts and contact requests in one easy location. You can even investigate improvement opportunities within the context of the specific survey that triggered the alert.

    At the highest level, you’ll see faster page responses, better filtering, and an expanded view of alerts within the context of the survey. Brief videos explain how to navigate the new page. Let’s dive a little deeper into some of the exciting new functionality.

    Filter & Sort

    Filtering allows you to sort, organize and quantify your alerts. Use the high-level filtering at the top of the page to view alerts versus contact requests and see which are active versus archived. There’s also search functionality if you’re looking for something specific.

    Specific filters allow you to sort by date or filter by providers, division, survey, score, or whether comments are present. Please remember to press the Load button if you sort by Survey type.

    View in Context, Archive & Edit

    Once you’ve found an alert, you can quickly see if a patient contact request is associated with it. In the image below, you can see that the provider has received a survey that triggered an alert and has a patient contact request. The entire patient survey loads to the right so you can quickly see the low scores in context of the entire completed survey. We note how often the provider receives low scores in this area--from often to rarely. If you prefer to see only alerts without the survey details, simply click the Collapse View button in the upper right-hand corner.

    Alert Survey

    Once you’ve reviewed an alert, you may choose to archive or delete it. Archiving removes an alert from your inbox, but does not delete them. You may archive and delete alerts one by one or by using the Select All button.


    Status & Tracking

    Contact requests require follow up and now allow you to assign a status to each. All requests start as Open and can be changed to In Progress or Closed. A log tracks the status each time the alert is viewed or changed and adds a user name and time stamp so there is a history of the interaction with each contact request. There’s even a new notes field where a user may type in the next steps or how the issue was resolved. This feature will make communication between those who manage alerts virtually seamless. The Visibility button in the upper right-hand corner tells you which people in your organization can see contact requests and notes.

    We hope this new functionality helps you better manage your organization's alerts and contact requests. Click on the About button in the upper right-hand corner for more information or click the ? button in the lower right corner to connect with a member of our Support Team if you have questions.

    September 10th, 2015 Categories: Alerts, New Feature, New Functionality, Product Features, featured, patient experience