Inefficient communication in the healthcare setting can waste healthcare providers' precious time during all facets of a patient encounter, according to a new infographic by imprivata.
The infographic looks at the average time wasted with inefficient communication tools during the patient admission and transfer processes and for an emergency response team, as well as the annual cost of this inefficiency.
While addressing the needs of individual patients, a medical neighborhood also encompasses population health and overall community health needs. Almost 31 percent of healthcare organizations actively engaged in population health management initiatives belong to a medical neighborhood, according to 2014 market data on population health management from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Blueprint for a Medical Neighborhood: Building Care Coordination Between Specialists and PCPs provides a framework in which to evaluate the patient-centered medical neighborhood (PCM-N) model.
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