As our facility has found that this way is less cost

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as our facility has found that this way is less cost effective and it's also provides a more personal experience for the patient, because often times they are aware of the employee they are coming in contact with, and are not having to speak to a person over the phone. In my office we communicate using an IM system where the doctor emails us patient assignments. Collaborations is important to staff and patient outcomes because if we don't manage care as a team and work together with everyone it can affect quality of patient care and have adverse outcomes. There can be some difficulties in collaborating, however research has shown the importance working as a team and better patient outcomes. In my facility we have monthly meetings to discuss policies and procedures that we can use to have better patient outcomes. We are responsible for administering vaccinations to our patients and one of the problems with this is that parents of patients don't follow up and bring their children back in to complete immunizations. As a team we came up with a way to
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  • Summer '16
  • Anissa Stover
  • Physician, Health care provider, Journal of Nursing Care Quality

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