Businesses across every industry understand that employees need to communicate clearly and effectively for their companies to succeed. When your business involves caring for people who are ill or injured, the consequences of inefficient communication are even more significant.
Unfortunately, while we have seen major advances in medicine in recent years, healthcare communication has failed to keep pace. In fact, The Joint Commission cited poor communication in hospitals as the third most frequent root cause of sentinel events in 2015. That’s not surprising when you consider many hospitals are still using outdated pagers, overhead paging and legacy phones, which can cause communication delays, care team confusion and hospital inefficiency.
Smartphones offer a solution to many of these issues. Voalte customers report the enormous benefits of quick text messages, direct integration with nurse call systems, and streamlined collaboration with physicians and others who work outside the hospital. From regional acute-care facilities to major medical centers, our customers tell us how their Voalte smartphones deliver real results, including:
Take a look at our new infographic, “The upside of upgrading to smartphones,” to hear directly from Voalte customers how their smartphone investment has paid off.
Naila Maroon is Marketing Communications Director at Voalte.