Improving Communication With Technology
Clear communication—with patients and colleagues—is a critical component of effective healthcare. Yet the sheer amount of information to communicate, not to mention distractions that derail effective discussions, can make achieving this clarity challenging.
Eliminating the technology that has complicated patient care is not an option, so health systems are searching for strategic technology deployments to address some of the challenges that have emerged. The results aim to bring physicians, nursing staff, and patients back into the realm of more meaningful interaction.
Many physicians now tend to take notes home to complete reports, creating a longer lag time that can cloud recollections of the day’s numerous patient visits. Automating this note-taking process allows physicians to prioritize gaining insight over documenting it, and ultimately better serve their patients. Perry hopes it’s just the beginning.
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