Brittany Means, RN, BSN

Brittany Means, RN, BSN

Brittany is Pulsara's Vice President of Client Services. Her combined experience as both a front line caregiver, as well as an overseer of care throughout the health system has given her great insight into the breakdowns in communication in patient care.

Posts by Brittany Means, RN, BSN

AHA/ASA 2018 Guidelines for Early Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients: 15 Key Takeaways

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   February 16, 2018

For most, the words “MR CLEAN” evoke thoughts of the bald man on the bottle of your go-to household cleaner, but for those of us in stroke care, those words immediately...

How to Make Healthcare Communication as Simple as Coordinating Dinner

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   February 8, 2018
In my life, for all of the important things -- weddings, holiday events, dinners, etc. -- the first thing that my loved ones and I do is create a dedicated channel for...
Stroke   |   Healthcare

Your ED Overcrowding is Costing Stroke Patients Brain Tissue

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   January 12, 2017

1.9 million neurons, 14 billion synapses, and 7.5 miles of myelinated fibers — this is what a brain experiencing an acute stroke loses every MINUTE that passes without...

I Know When That Pager Bling ... Why Healthcare NEEDS to Catch Up to the Technological World [VIDEO]

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   May 31, 2016

What do car-phones, pagers, Nintendo, and Sony Discman all have in common? They were the top contenders for the hottest gadgets of 1985. You read that right-1985, as in...

EMS

EMTs and Paramedics: Happy EMS Week and Thank You for Your Service!

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   May 19, 2015

 

Whether it be as a visitor of a dear friend after surgery, for the birth of the newest family member, or as the patient yourself, there are few of us who haven’t found...

Stroke   |   STEMI   |   EMS   |   Coordinators' Corner

Early Mobilization - Spending Seconds Saves Lives

By Brittany Means, RN, BSN   |   March 9, 2015

 

Picture this: halfway through your 24-hour shift, you and your partner are finally sitting down to your first real meal of the day. Just as the first bite of warm food...

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