4 critical steps to effective communication in nursing – and how technology can help
Nurse/patient communication gets a fair amount of attention in healthcare, but doctor/nurse communication is equally critical for patient outcomes. Explore the history of doctor/nurse communication and discover four critical steps to effective communication today.Read more
Infographic: Which communication solution is best for your healthcare organization?
Is your organization considering an investment in technology for improved clinical communication and collaboration? Explore this infographic to help you determine which solution is best for your hospital or health system.Read more
Nurses of Spok: Blending care and technology for a higher caliber of nursing
To celebrate Year of the Nurse and Midwife, we are highlighting nurses at Spok who make a difference. In this post, Katie Lindmeyer discusses how critical nurses are to patient outcomes, especially during COVID-19, and how technology can help.Read more
The Swiss Cheese Model of patient safety errors: Closing the holes with message accountability
The “Swiss Cheese Model” occurs when a series of unlikely errors culminates in a catastrophe. How many times in history has disaster struck due to the Swiss Cheese Model of accident causation? From plane crashes and engineering errors to patient safety events, this model can happen in any industry.Read more
How Do You Keep Up With the Happenings in Healthcare?
How do you keep up with current news, events, and thoughts in healthcare? Browse these sources to help you stay up-to-date on three key subjects—evolving the U.S. healthcare payment structure, eliminating health disparities, and preventing medical errors.Read more
[2020 report] The state of healthcare communications
We surveyed more than 600 healthcare professionals in July 2020 from hospitals and health systems nationwide. This resulting report is an in-depth look at trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications.Read more