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Nikki Manuel

MSN, RN-BC, Clinical Consultant – Nikki Manuel is board-certified in Nursing Informatics and is passionate about simplifying clinical workflows for nurses, physicians, care teams, and other healthcare professionals. She has made significant contributions to the field of healthcare technology through her work with notable health systems. Nikki has invaluable experience navigating the complexities of healthcare organizations and healthcare technology to achieve sustainable performance improvement. Nikki is committed to providing healthcare professionals with the tools to manage more efficient clinical workflows and achieve better patient outcomes.

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Barriers to Communication in Healthcare 

Barriers to Communication in Healthcare 

Effective communication is crucial for quality patient care, yet numerous barriers can hinder this process, leading to negative outcomes like misdiagnosis and patient dissatisfaction. Key barriers include language and cultural differences, emotional and psychological factors, physical and environmental challenges, and systemic and organizational issues. Addressing these barriers through training, policy development, and technology integration, such as EHRs and clinical communication platforms, can enhance patient engagement and improve healthcare delivery.

Searching for Contacts Slows Patient Throughput and Reduces Quality of Care 

Searching for Contacts Slows Patient Throughput and Reduces Quality of Care 

Collaboration Waste is plaguing the healthcare industry. One example of inefficiencies slowing care coordination is the time providers waste searching for contacts. Learn how TigerConnect streamlines care team collaboration by eliminating the need to search for the right person on-call, saving valuable time and improving care quality leading to increased hospital capacity and revenue.

How to Develop a Nursing Care Plan for Your Hospital

How to Develop a Nursing Care Plan for Your Hospital

Care plans are part of the core curriculum in most nursing schools. Yet, new hospital nurses often complain that despite all the hype and time spent learning how to make a nursing care plan, they never do it again after graduation. As a nursing leader, you might not have written one for a while, either. Why should you start now?

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