COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge the healthcare sector has faced in living memory. A combination of skyrocketing costs, staff shortages and the need to continuously improve the quality of services only exacerbate the challenges the healthcare industry face.
Timely and effective communication is crucial in healthcare environments and plays a wide-ranging role in workplace preparation. With the various challenges experienced as they maintain practice continuity, staff must be connected at all times. When linked to various departments, healthcare communication systems assist staff in communicating with each other efficiently. Responsiveness and accountability along with speed … Read more Technological Innovations In Healthcare
Since the Whittington Hospital opened its 22 room Imaging Department in 2006, patient numbers have increased from 96,000 per year to over 150,000. General Manager, Recep Suleyman, needed a way to maximise patient throughput and reduce the idle time between x-rays or scans.
The patient experience is a recognised component of high quality care. The recent media storm of stories on neglect in hospitals has put more focus on ensuring patients receive quality care . In this blog post I explain how technology helps improve patient satisfaction in hospitals.