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1 Interdisciplinary Relationships Angel Newcomb HCS/525 Katherine Crawford May 15, 2017
2 Interdisciplinary Relationships In health care communication is an important aspect in the success of the health care institution. Health care professionals collaborating communication has to be more effective then communication with an individual. In health care collaboration can be explained as healthcare professionals working together as well as assume complementary roles along with sharing responsibilities for making decisions and problem solving that formulates and carries a plan out for the patient care (Professional Communication and Team Collaboration). Collaboration among nurses, health care professionals, and physician’s increases team member’s attentiveness of one another types of skills and experience, this can lead improvements that can be continued with making decisions. Teams that are effective are distinguished by collaboration, respect, and trust. This will lead to better outcomes and benefit the health care organization in a positive way. Communication definition in healthcare is the process which enables interdependence between associates of a health care entity or group (Northouse & Northouse, 1998). Communication When discussing health care communication the focus is on a specific health related transaction and factors that influence these connections (Northouse & Northouse, 1998). It is important for effective communication to happen among health care professionals in the health care organization. Effective communication offers an opportunity for accomplishing the objective of the health care organization. Communication is an important role in the interdisciplinary relationships among all departments. When offering an approach that is interdisciplinary that is combined with a joint effort from the patient that has a specific goal with all healthcare professionals that are involved in the patients care plan.
3 If there is a decrease in communication this can contribute to a situation of medical errors can occur. The medical errors may have the potential to cause critical injuries or deaths that may unexpected. The medical errors that occur because of lack of communication are the biggest problem in today’s healthcare organizations. Communication failures are the bases of delays in treatment, as well as wrong site surgeries, and the cause of operative and postoperative events and fatal falls.

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