CIO Guide to Contextual Communication

  • chris-lowder

    CIO Guide to Contextual Communication

    The healthcare industry suffers from a frightening amount of medical errors due to miscommunication. These preventable errors can lead to poor patient outcomes, avoidable costs, and malpractice cases. In addition, care teams can feel frustrated and burned out when communication...

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  • myron

    CIO Guide to Security and Patient Privacy

    As technology advances quickly, healthcare organizations face additional challenges in ensuring patient privacy and the security of their information. In fact, security and compliance questions are the main barrier to the fast adoption of digital technology within the healthcare industry....

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  • melody

    Improving Critical Care Workflows at CommonSpirit

    Delivering top-notch care and achieving positive patient outcomes have become more difficult since the pandemic. Increased pressure on care teams has led to strained communication, stress, burnout, and preventable errors due to ineffective communication. With these obstacles, many organizations are...

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  • 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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  • will-oconnor

    Can Technology Really Help Solve the Hospital Worker Shortage?

    Can Technology Really Help Solve the Hospital Worker Shortage?

    Hospital worker shortages have drastically changed how hospitals operate and handle their resources. Without an adequate number of care team members and other essential hospital personnel, existing care providers work harder and faster in an increasingly chaotic environment. Without the...

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  • will-oconnor

    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Speed to Diagnosis: How Clinical Collaboration Improves Patient Throughput

    Hospitals and health systems are faced with a growing number of patients, extended hours, and staff shortages. It’s no surprise that the ability to accelerate patient throughput and improve quality care is challenging. According to the Centers for Disease Control,...

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  • will-oconnor

    How Medical Systems Solve Clinical Workflow Challenges with TigerConnect Roles and Teams

    How Medical Systems Solve Clinical Workflow Challenges with TigerConnect Roles and Teams

    The healthcare industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation. More patients in the system and increasingly complex industry regulations make it difficult to manage clinical workflows across medical providers, groups, teams, and hospitals. According to a recent analysis of 23,000 medical...

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  • melody

    Understanding the financial impacts of clinical communication and collaboration

    Understanding the Financial Impacts of Clinical Communication and Collaboration

    In recent years the healthcare industry has endured significant staff shortages, increased patient volumes, and rising expenses. Increased pressure has led to four significant threats to patient outcome and total revenue: system-wide inefficiencies, tool complexity, care team burnout, and ineffective...

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  • peppi-browne-armstrong

    How to Leverage Communication and Data to Improve Patient Handoffs

    How to leverage communication and data to improve patient handoffs

    The patient handoff process is a sensitive period, rife with potential error. According to the Joint Commission, most serious medical errors involve miscommunication during patient handoffs between providers and care settings.¹ Whether transitioning care to another shift, team, or organization,...

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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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