Quality patient care starts with revolutionizing clinical communication, especially as regulations evolve to keep up with the exponential advancement of digital communication to keep patient privacy safe, which is even more crucial than ever.
The pandemic has significantly impacted people's mental health, shifting priorities toward wellness and self-care. More people have become more aware of the importance of maintaining physical and mental health.
Miscommunication plus poor teamwork is a dangerous combination for any organization. In healthcare, medical errors can even be lethal. To effectively raise the teamwork dynamic and performance, administrators must consider if communication is a barrier to the team's workflow.
Misdiagnoses are dangerous to a patient's health outcomes and contribute to medical errors. When healthcare providers think of misdiagnoses, the reasoning behind misdiagnoses happening is due to inexperience.
Medical care faces many challenges, such as intra- and inter-hospital patient transfer. Healthcare providers cannot afford miscommunication with different levels of care and medicine to give to patients.
Healthcare providers are always highly exposed to stressful events, and depending on the department and positions healthcare providers are in, some may face more or less patient volume. Healthcare providers' health is just as important as patient health.
Due to the rise in RSV, the volume of patients is still rising. With the increasing pressure that healthcare providers face, patient care experience is more extended wait times, access issues, and short staffing causes a delay in responsiveness.
Healthcare providers face challenging working conditions, mental health is stigmatized, and even more so in the healthcare industry. Burnout is the most common sign, and mental health needs to be prioritized.
First, let's understand health equity; according to CDC, "Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health." Health equity requires systems and policies to change, and healthcare providers can start by eliminating preventable hea
Active listening is emphasized and popular within healthcare, yet how does one become successful while practicing active listening? Our previous communication-based blogs have highlighted what successful leaders do!
Intercultural communication is quintessential in healthcare. Develop intercultural competency to increase healthcare provider and patient communication satisfaction! Become a successful leader by equipping intercultural skills learned from the blog here!
Healthcare is diverse, so becoming culturally competent is crucial in delivering quality care. Learn about verbal and nonverbal communication to enhance relationships between team members and build cohesive organizational culture.
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Hospital staff face a barrage of messages each day. Responding to messages needs to be done quickly and efficiently to enhance patient care and avoid delays. Replying to messages takes time, but there is a way for miSecureMessages app users to streamline the process by adding their own
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Why Hospitals Should Consider Updating to Secure Messaging
The evolution of technology has made huge impacts on the way we do business, and all for the better. This is true for nearly all types of business, but none more than the healthcare industry.
Imagine you’re a doctor just finishing up with a patient who is suffering from life-threatening injuries. It’s critical that you move quickly, but you’re waiting for crucial lab results and aren’t sure if lab technicians are receiving your pages.