Why Escalations are Important for Clinical Communication

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    Why Escalations are Important for Clinical Communication

    The typical day for a hospital worker is often (accurately) referred to as “organized chaos”. Understandably, daily tasks are dictated by the abrupt needs of patients, making most days highly unpredictable. With an increasing number of disruptions that can limit...

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    3 Ways Effective Communication in Nursing Improves Patient Care

    How Nursing Informatics Improves Patient Care and Outcomes

    The best health professionals are always looking for strategies and tactics to help them improve the patient care experience. And the best strategies and tactics are a win not only for patients but also for the clinicians who deliver patient...

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    Improving Clinical Communications at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital

    Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton (BID - Milton) is a leading, regional community hospital providing nationally recognized quality of care and patient safety while serving the South Shore region of Massachusetts. The 100-bed acute care hospital has inpatient and outpatient services,...

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    Navigating the Phases of Clinical Communication

    Navigating the phases of clinical communication

    The journey to modernize and improve clinical communications. Right now, the healthcare industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation. Hospitals and healthcare facilities are adopting cutting-edge technology, becoming more safe and secure (especially when it comes to patient health information),...

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    Improving Patient Care by Combating Alarm Fatigue

    Combat Alarm Fatigue to Improve Patient Care

    There’s a quote by business writer Patrick Lencioni that applies to how many hospitals flag and communicate urgent cases — “If everything is important, then nothing is.” It’s a simple concept, but it’s all too prevalent in the modern medical...

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    How to Improve Hand Off Communication In Nursing for Better Patient Handoffs

    How to improve patient handoff communications

    In the fast-paced environment of modern healthcare, good hospital communication is critical to patient outcomes and quality of care. Nowhere is this more evident than when handing over a case to another shift, team, or organization. An effective patient handoff...

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    The Business Case for a Clinical Communication and Collaboration Solution

    The business case for clinical communication and collaboration tools

    The estimated waste in U.S. healthcare spending now sits at a staggering $1 trillion. Hospital leaders are beginning to recognize they have no choice but to focus on cutting costs. Large-scale efforts are now underway that may eventually help turn...

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    6+ Benefits of Effective Communication In Nursing

    Nurse Communication and Healthcare Delivery

    The benefits of effective communication in nursing are often unseen and undervalued. Nurse communication is just as much an art as it is a science where the art involves establishing a human connection with the patient or co-workers while the...

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    How a Lack of Communication is Damaging Healthcare

    How a lack of communication is damaging healthcare

    The pace of change in healthcare moves slowly, and this is completely understandable. When patients’ lives and overall well-being rests in your hands, it’s an enormous responsibility and generally safer to rely on proven methods of care. Unfortunately, that mentality...

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    The 5 Ways Secure Texting Can Turbocharge your Workflow

    5 Ways to Turbocharge Your Workflow

    Healthcare professionals know that every second on the job counts. Physicians’ and nurses’ time comes at a premium and the goal of every healthcare organization is to maximize face time with patients. On a daily basis, physicians receive hundreds of...

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