Using communication and collaboration tools to improve patient care and clinical workflow
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HealthBlog readers will find frequent references on this blog to the importance of communication and collaboration in patient care and clinical workflow. As a former practicing physician, and knowing what I know about modern communication and collaboration best practices, I’m often dumbfounded that so many of my clinical colleagues still resort to paper, phone and fax to do their work. Today, there are far better options that can help doctors, nurses and other clinicians work more efficiently and communicate more effectively with other care team members and their patients.
To help you understand the tools being used by the most progressive healthcare organizations today, we’ve prepared a short video. I think it effectively demonstrates why there’s more to contemporary clinical workflow and patient care than having an electronic medical record at your fingertips. Take a look at the video and then continue reading.