Healthcare Communication: significance and areas of concern

Healthcare communications system forms an atmosphere encompassing clinicians, nurses, paramedics and patients. The ultimate goal of healthcare communication services is to achieve success in terms of patient outcome and satisfaction. Researches show that communication plays a vital role to achieve these goals. Much of the attention has been given to information management but a strong healthcare communication system is also essential for an unimpeded exchange of information. Data from researches show that an ineffective healthcare communication leads to fatal medication errors and costs precious lives and billions of dollars.
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