Five Recommendations for Improving Clinical Communication

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Effective clinical communication is key to the success of healthcare organizations (HCOs)

In an interview with Healthcare IT News, Will O’Connor, MD, chief medical information officer (CMIO), TigerConnect shares his recommendations to help HCOs improve clinical communication. Poor clinical communication leads to negative patient outcomes, inefficient workflows, and clinician burnout. He says, “faster response equals better outcomes for the quality and cost of care.” The key to faster response times is an effective clinical communication system.