How Healthcare Technology Can Bridge the Gap in Patient Communication

  • will-oconnor

    How Healthcare Technology Can Bridge the Gap in Patient Communication

    For years, physicians and hospitals have relied on hard copies, charts, and paper notes to keep track of patients and treatments. Yellow sticky notes, clipboard charts, and whiteboards were often the go-to method for storing and sharing data. But the...

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  • tricia-smith

    Embracing Modern Clinical Communication and Collaboration Methods

    Embracing Modern Clinical Communication and Collaboration Methods

    What is clinical communication and collaboration?   Clinical communication and collaboration refers to the conversations, notifications, and data sharing between staff members, units, and departments within a healthcare environment. Examples include:   Physicians  Nurses  Medical Assistants  Imaging Technicians Allied healthcare workers   Environmental Services team Lab staff  Case Managers  Transportation teams ...

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  • cheryl

    3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Nurse and Physician Communication

    3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Nurse and Physician Communication

    Collaboration is key to success in any organization, but even more so in healthcare. Speed to care is a critical driver, especially when treating patients with severe conditions. Nurse and physician communication must be in sync to share insights and...

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  • ricardo-estrada

    5 Considerations for Choosing a Clinical Collaboration Platform

    5 Considerations for Choosing a Clinical Collaboration Platform

    From misdiagnoses to costly and even life-threatening mistakes, medical safety experts have found that poor communications result in 1.7 billion in malpractice costs and almost 2,000 preventable deaths annually. While hospitals and specialty clinics may have best-in-class care professionals and...

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  • will-oconnor

    7 Tips to Improving Critical Lab Turnaround Times

    7 Tips to Improving Critical Lab Turnaround Times

    Critical lab work always seems so easy on TV. A doctor yells out, “Get me a full workup, stat!” and the next thing you know, the patient is getting exactly the treatment they need. Cut to commercial. In real life,...

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  • chris-lowder

    How Role-Based Communication Improves Clinical Collaboration

    How Role-Based Communication Improves Clinical Collaboration

    Many factors go into delivering excellent healthcare, including practitioner skillsets and modern healthcare technology like clinical collaboration platforms. Finding the right provider at the right time is critical to success, especially when patient experience is taken into account. Making this...

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  • cheryl

    Alleviating Burnout with Modern Technology and Workflows

    Alleviating Burnout with Modern Technology and Workflows

    Long shifts, the pressure to make quick decisions, and emotional and physical demands are part of a typical workday in nursing. Communication is often fragmented, with many healthcare organizations relying heavily on landline phones, fax machines, and pagers. Over time,...

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  • will-oconnor

    The Best Way to Leverage Your Clinical Collaboration Platform and EHR Together

    The best way to leverage your clinical collaboration platform and EHR together

    While secure texting and EHR-embedded messaging closely resemble one another, clinical collaboration platforms and the EHR differ greatly and should be regarded as separate and equally necessary technologies. Proving this point are the hundreds of enterprise-level health systems and hospitals...

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  • tigertextadmin

    Can Adopting Cloud-Based Solutions Create More Agile Healthcare Systems?

    PSQH: AI and the New Agile Hospital

    Think about the last time you communicated with someone. Maybe you sent a friend a quick text message to say you’re running late for dinner. Simple, direct communication. Now, think about the last time that you communicated with a patient....

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  • will-oconnor

    What We Learned From KLAS Research Clinical Communication Platforms 2021 Report

    What we learned from KLAS Research Clinical Communication Platforms 2021 Report

    At TigerConnect, it’s been evident to us for a long time that Clinical Collaboration is no longer an aspiration for healthcare systems; it’s an imperative. COVID-19 intensified this reality. Care team members, facing all-time high rates of burnout and being...

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