- Make it meaningful
Are you familiar with the term alert fatigue? As healthcare professionals, we hear of it often in regard to new electronic medical records where users receive so many pop-ups and best practice alerts that they become numb to the alert – essentially accomplishing the exact opposite of the alert’s intended purpose. You may be familiar with it in your everyday communications — social networks, newsfeeds, emails, text messages and more. We’re constantly being alerted about the next big idea and update.