System standards for optimal communication in healthcare are essential to allowing human connection to flourish. And just what are they? They are policies, processes, guidelines, and even unwritten norms that govern how communication should take place in various situations.
There is no doubt that aggregated health data will continue to shape the future of healthcare. There are vast amounts of data available in today’s society, and health researchers are tapping into it to advance medical science.
Artificial intelligence is a seemingly limitless force; however, it requires that your organization is nimble and ready to advance day-to-day. Is your health system positioned to take strategic advantage of this dynamic technology, or will your patients’ expectations pass you by?
By Kathy English,Vocera Communications
A recently released article in the Journal of Pediatric Quality and Safety shows the independent research results of an observational study on how to reduce the time nurses and physicians spend on communication tasks that take them away from patient care in a critical care environment.