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Focus on. . .Nurse Communication Technology

Using mobile technology to engage nursing staff

I’ve seen plenty of changes during my 30 years in nursing and healthcare settings. I’ve also experienced many different work environments.  In some hospitals, leaders fostered an efficient, collaborative culture using the latest best...

Evolution or revolution? Smartphone use in nursing practice

Since smartphones were introduced in 2002, a communications revolution has taken place. We talk on our smartphones, we text on them, we take pictures and post them to social networks, we communicate in 140-character...

Best practices for integrating technology into nurse communication processes

Communication within a hospital, health system, or clinic is profoundly important. When it breaks down, clinical outcomes may be affected directly. According to The Joint Commission, 62% of accidental deaths and 80% of serious...