Tag: communication channels


The Consequences of Poor Communication in Health Care

October 31, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

It’s shocking that communication remains a persistent problem within the health care industry. Despite the pandemic contributing to much-improved telehealth, as well as digitization rapidly transforming the way physicians communicate and operate, there are still major obstructions in communication avenues […]


Healthcare miscommunication cost $1.7B and nearly 2,000 lives

February 2, 2016

Via: FierceHealthcare

Here’s one more reason why physician practices and hospitals must make it a goal to improve communications: new research shows poor communication has a body count of more than 1,700. Communication problems were a contributing factor in 7,149 cases (30 percent) […]