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Advances in clinical collaboration since COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way clinicians and patients communicate with each other. According to Executives for Health Innovation (EHI), “Clinical communication and collaboration has always been critical to ensuring the delivery...
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Trends in clinical communication and collaboration

What are the trends driving clinical communication and collaboration in the next few years? Let’s take a quick look. Clinical communications market will grow Ignited by the needs of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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New features on Diagnotes: Virtual room upgrades and video call expansion

It’s true – Diagnotes was developed in collaboration with actual clinicians. And thanks to suggestions from the doctors and nurses who use our platform, we have continuously improved it. Here are some...
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Hospital admissions: how better communication cuts delays

It’s a fact: the longer a patient spends in the ED before being admitted, the greater the chance that the patient may die. A study in the Journal of Emergency Medicine found...
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Why marginalized patients don’t trust telehealth

Two years ago many providers switched to offering telehealth visits during COVID-19. Experts writing in STAT News made the prediction that unless done carefully, telehealth would widen healthcare disparities. In particular, the...
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Why are physicians unhappy with their jobs?

There are a lot of unhappy physicians out there, as this one doctor attests in the January 2020 BMJ. In the American Medical Association’s 2022 National Burnout Benchmarking report, about 28% of...
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Hospital and SNF communications: bridging the gap

Discharging a patient to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) used to be a straightforward process. But according to the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM), it has become extremely complicated. “What...
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Integrating unit clerks with clinical communication

Hospital unit clerks may not be widely known, but they perform essential administrative duties at every hospital. They are trained professionals who are responsible for coordinating all functions of a hospital unit,...
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Nurses fuel the growth of secure text messaging

Smartphones are now ubiquitous in healthcare, used by well over 84% of clinicians. And when it comes to employing smartphones for clinical communications, nurses have been early adopters. Back in 2018, in...
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How rural hospitals reduce unnecessary patient transfers

Rural hospitals need to transfer patients that require more specialized care because they often do not have the expertise or resources to treat these patients. A report that looked at services provided...
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