You Hold the Answer. Breaking Silos: The True Cost of Inefficient Communication Systems

Poor communications contributes to 80% of medical errors (the 3rd leading cause of death), ⅓ of all malpractice suits, poor outcomes and redundant costs. As a patient transitions through the healthcare system, patient handoffs are the greatest risks. Unfortunately, current technology solutions isolate the patient's care team in communication silos. How do you connect prehospital and interfacility specialists with your intrafacility teams? Dr. James Woodson and Dr. Bill Atkinson address this issue and why IT and Hospital administrators should care.
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