The Connected Clinician

April 14, 2014
Earlier this month, I attended the American Medical Group Associations’ annual meeting. I left the event sure of one thing: there’s a power shift happening in healthcare, and companies need to learn how to adapt.
Posted By Tom Hills
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March 24, 2014
Clinician exhaustion occurs far more than the average person may think, and there is a growing amount of research pointing to the increasing amount of stress and burnout and its negative impact on clinician lives and performance.
Posted By Alan H. Rosenstein, MD, MBA
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March 17, 2014
Before the age of rapidly advancing technology, the only way a nurse could get a needed physician order was to try to get in touch with the doctor directly through a variety of means. Depending upon the urgency, this could mean anything from leaving a note on the chart, calling the office and waiting for a call back, leaving a message on his voice mail, or waiting to find him on rounds. Notes and messages could be left open for interpretation, and as a result of these processes delays in communication and care decisions were often noted.
Posted By Benita Utz, VP/Associate Chief Nursing Officer at St. Elizabeth Healthcare
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