Posts Tagged ‘healthcare communication’

Infographic: Inefficient Health Communications

January 30th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

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.

Blueprint for a Medical Neighborhood: Building Care Coordination Between Specialists and PCPsWhile 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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Infographic: How Healthcare Professionals Prefer to Communicate

October 17th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

As physicians and healthcare executives are faced with new technology, preference for new forms of communication are emerging.

Sixty-two percent of healthcare professionals said email is their most preferred method of communication, according to a new infographic from HealthLink Dimensions. This infographic outlines the other most preferred methods, as well as types of information medical professionals prefer to receive from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

How Healthcare Professionals Prefer to Communicate

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Infographic: Patient Habits with Online Portals

July 22nd, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

With healthcare facilities and medical professionals looking for various patient services to improve communication, allowing these patients to track and share their own medical histories via portals and online access could lead to improved healthcare.

Eighty-three percent of patients attribute security concerns as the primary obstacle in using a patient portal, according to a new inforgraphic by Carestream. This infographic details responses from a Carestream and IDR Medical survey of 1,000 patients across the United States with various backgrounds. The survey examined the patients’ views on portal access, satisfaction, preferred method of delivery and more.

Patient Habits with Online Portals

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