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19 Apr 2018

Improving Communication between Caregivers and Patients

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According to regulatory agencies, communication failure between doctors, nurses, and patients is the leading cause of medical and medication errors.  Errors impact not only patient safety and[…]

05 Apr 2018

Benefits of Patient Engagement

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The landscape of healthcare is constantly evolving, especially the landscapes of the patient, the physicians, nurses, and caregivers.  At the same time, the industry is evolving with regulatory[…]

01 Dec 2017

How Communication & Technology Can Improve Overall Patient Experience

HCAHPS, nurserounds, patient satisfaction

One of the most difficult components of an effective rounding program is getting buy-in from the staff that will be out on the floor performing the rounds.  Nurse managers have many fires to put[…]

12 Oct 2017

The Importance of Rounds in Discharge Planning

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Using rounds for Discharge Planning helps hospitals and healthcare networks avoid that last minute scrambling that often occurs when trying to coordinate patient care.  To ensure the most successful[…]