Search Tag: Communication

Short read: Putting the patient at ease - 10 steps to better communication

2018 26 Sep

A physician’s office is a busy place, and patients often have to queue up just to see their physician. Time is precious, and apparently time is something which physicians and staff can never have enough of.  "Making the most of this time and communicating well is key," says Matt Eventoff, a communication and messaging strategist and founder... Read more

Captivate staff with animation

2018 22 Sep

Explainer videos as a communication tool. Whether you want to teach staff, motivate them, alter their perceptions, or simply share an idea, animated video is an engaging and memorable approach. The introduction and evolution of innovative ways to represent concepts and topics via animated video have vitalised the learning environment,... Read more

Digitisation 4.0: the transmission of patient data

2018 21 Aug

New methods of patient empowerment and communication with doctor. In the Mühldorf clinic, patients have been equipped with a ‘smart visit’ app in a pilot project to gain experience with a new instrument of data communication. Data Transmition There are numerous apps to assist people with a broad range of issues relating... Read more

Executive Health Management

2018 20 Jul

23 July marks international #hellomynameis day, the campaign which spreads the message on something that is sadly lacking in some healthcare quarters: simple and human communication between staff and patients. HealthManagement.org caught up with campaign co-founder, Chris Pointon, to find out about the wildfire changes the campaign is making in... Read more

Patient/family-centred care: communication is key

2018 27 Jun

Among critically ill patients and their surrogates, a family-support intervention delivered by the interprofessional ICU team did not significantly affect the surrogates’ burden of psychological symptoms, according to results of the PARTNER trial. Researchers note, however, that the surrogates’ ratings of the quality of communication and the patient-... Read more

Digital Medical Expertise & Applications (DMEA) 2019

2019 09 Apr

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Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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Supporting the patient innovator

2018 16 Mar

Their inability to communicate effectively whilst he had a tracheostomy on the intensive care unit (ICU), had such a profound impact on Duncan Buckley and his wife, Lisa-Marie, that they developed a concept for a novel interactive communication device, called ‘ICU CHAT’. Together, they have been embedded within the multidisciplinary ICU research... Read more

ECR 2018: Radiologists talking to patients brings benefits

2018 13 Mar

Communicating radiological findings directly to patients following their MRI exam led to increased patient confidence in the radiology service, according to a study carried out at a private Swiss radiology clinic. Andreas Gutzeit, MD , of Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna Lucerne presented the research at the European Congress of Radiology, which was held... Read more

Effective education for palliative care: communication as a procedure

2017 22 Nov

Palliative care for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit is increasingly in the mainstream, and palliative care principles are vital to ensure comprehensive patient care. ICU Management & Practice spoke to Caroline J. Hurd, MD, Director of Education Operations at UW Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence, about the purpose of... Read more