Nurse-call technologies improving care

February 6, 2019

Nurse-communication systems have evolved to workflow issues, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website. 

The latest systems facilitate patient-to-staff voice communications, assimilation with real-time locating systems (RTLSs) and integration with electronic health records and admitting, discharge and transfer, the article said.

Many nurse-communication systems are being used with smartphones and other hand-held devices.

 “To get the full value from the integration between nurse-call and wireless phones, nurse managers should start with an assessment of desired workflow and use cases,” according to Julie Brown, institutional market leader for Johnson Controls.

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