December 1, 2015
Piecing together a new communications system is fraught with angst and inevitable griping, given how hard it is to determine which elements will address the needs of a specific hospital or group, not to mention get traction with users. Some systems don’t cover physician-nurse communications, while others can’t be synced with the hospital’s EHR. Some physicians still use non-HIPAA compliant communications, and not everyone wants to give up their pagers.
In this article, Todayshospitalist.com discusses the complexity of integrated clinical communication and how to separate the what from the chaff when it comes to selecting a platform that meets the needs of you hospital, health system or group practice.