Embracing Modern Clinical Communication and Collaboration Methods

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    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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    Webside Manner: The Key to Improving Patient Experiences

    Webside Manner: The Key to Improving Patient Experiences

    The Connected Care Team podcast recently had the pleasure of speaking with Brent Steineckert at Sharp HealthCare. As the Director of Access, Electronic Health Records, and Health Information, Brent oversees the integration of technology and clinical operations to make his...

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  • julie

    6+ Benefits of Effective Communication In Nursing

    Nurse Communication and Healthcare Delivery

    This post was originally published on August 29, 2018. The benefits of effective communication in nursing are often unseen and undervalued. Nurse communication is just as much an art as a science, where the art involves establishing a human connection...

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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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  • chris

    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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  • will-oconnor

    Navigating the Phases of Clinical Communication

    Navigating the phases of clinical communication

    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), and starting the slow, but important, shift from...

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  • julie

    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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  • cheryl

    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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  • chris

    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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  • will-oconnor

    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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