Items Tagged ‘coordinating care’

April 30, 2013

Health Care’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: No One May Be Coordinating Care

By Logan Lafferty

Some medical centers have taken steps to improve communication, assigning color-coded ID tags or scrubs to staff members so patients know who’s a nurse and who’s a doctor, and installing white boards in patient rooms, where a nurse starting a shift can jot down his or her name. At some facilities, hospitalists write their names […]

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Tags: communication, coordinating care, Health Care, Kaiser Health News, Michael Rock, pre-admission education

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