Clinician and Family Communication
Transcript Clinician and Family Communication
Clinician and Family
• family members are intrusive to care delivery
• Nursing and MD care is disrupted by family
members asking so many questions
• MD/nurse could voice-record messages to
family at their convenience that family could
log onto online
– wearable voice recorder attached to MD/nurse
– they could record message while charting
• text message/email sent automatically to
family, that gathers data from vital signs and
sends them an update on the patient’s status
– could be sent periodically, or just when there are
major changes (e.g. if the patient becomes
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