Infographic: Communication Breakdown — Are U.S. Hospitals Stuck in a Rut?

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Loss of patient life, in addition to a significant loss of revenue, can be attributed to communication breakdown at hospitals.

Fifty-three percent of each nurse’s shift is spent on tasks other than patient care, including charting, communicating or waiting for information, according to a new infographic by Voalte (www.voalte.com). In addition to patient care, this infographic also looks at the impact of communication inefficiencies on yearly productivity and patient safety.

Communication Breakdown --- Are U.S. Hospitals Stuck in a Rut?

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