Without mobility, nurses must be physically located at the centralised nursing station to view patient vital signs and the status of medical equipment in the patient's room — from EKG machines to respirators and more. But with a wireless mobile computer, nursing staff has the ability to check patient vital signs and even make needed adjustments to medical equipment, all while moving throughout the healthcare facility.
The landscape of mobility strategies and moblie device usage in hospitals is maturing-but there is still a long way to go. Mobility is the future of healthcare communications, though the particulars of that future remain in flux.
Hospitals have been collecting patient satisfaction data for decades. Whether the information was used internally to measure performance, or published publicly for brand promotion within the community, these scores have always held value in healthcare. In this eBrief we'll look at five ways technology can help you positively influence your patient satisfaction scores.
Communications in healthcare have become a web of information that is difficult to navigate and manage. Learn nine tips to cope with this chaos and establish the order your patients and staff so desperately need.