Medical staff, mainly the doctors and nurses tends to be very adverse to new technologies, especially those who are older, because they don’t usually understand the benefits that can be reaped out of technology . Hence it is important to first verify the acceptance of healthcare professionals and check on the readiness of doctors to engage themselves with any of the applications of IoHT such as remote clinical
Patient 's setting plays a significant role in the speed of the patient 's recovery. Patient with a quiet and comfortable environment tends to heal much quicker compares to another patient with a busy environment. I believe the atmosphere affect both the nurse and the patient. For example, I can work better in a well-organized environment. I provide the best care to my patient when I am more aware of my surroundings.
Under the Health Professions Act (2000) no single profession has exclusivity over their scope of practice, as the act recognizes that professions have overlapping scopes of practice. As a result, “role blurring” may occur with the increase of professional roles and scopes of practice overlapping (Hall, 2005). Role blurring can lead to team members feeling underutilized or over-utilized, both increasing the risk of team conflict and burn-out. Therefore, one of the competency domains of interprofessional collaboration includes role clarification. To decrease role blurring, there must be a clear identification of where unique and shared knowledge and skills occur.
Safety has always been in the forefront in managing patient care, especially when administering medications. Technology has made this a more reliable industry because it can compile information more accurately than a human can. For example, multiple drugs that can cause adverse interactions would take an (HCP) time to look up each medication, as well as synthesize the information and apply it to each patient. Valuable time is taken time away from the patient and leaves room for human error. An example of technology impacting safe care in the healthcare industry is Bar-Code technology.
Ideally, promoting patient safety as the ultimate goal provides the most positive feedback (Timmermans, S. and Epstein, S. 2010). Since limitation of resources requires that healthcare professionals alter their practice to adhere to supply availability,
Background of Problem Telemedicine is not just an advanced solution that improves treatment. It is also the fastest way to improve the quality of patient care and to reduce waiting time for consultations. It also facilitates communication within hospitals by providing inter-departmental consultations without having to move between departments as well as communications between hospitals. The development of telemedicine provides better and more efficient patient care and a chance for hospitals to optimize costs and modernize their current operations and crowding Emergency Department. Patients undergoing teleconsultation are more likely to have a quick diagnosis and treatment in case of complications.
However, HIS benchmarking have limited value as it is only one of many factors (like availability of qualified medical personnel) with influence on indicator for overall hospital performance measures. Therefore, in order to let the HIS benchmarking be beneficial, HIS function need to be analyze regularly and future can contribute to improvement process (Dugas et al. 2008). It also become one important contribution to IT, governance that help in managing professionally and improve HIS consistently (Hübner-Bloder, & Ammenwerth
Effective communication will help with patient care and give a sense of good understanding of what to expect in their care. The ability to establish effective communication in nursing is imperative in providing the best care and patient outcomes possible. Being able to communicate effectively as a nurse is vital, and boosts the nurses’ self-confidence, job satisfaction as well as reducing workplace stress, thus improving patient care. Effective communication is important in companies with workplace diversity. Good communication skills help the barriers of language and cultural differences thus increasing productivity and reducing
Strengths and Limitations of Group Based Programs HNN222 Mental Health Nursing Assignment 1 Part B Essay Group based programs are becoming more prominent and important as part of treatment in mental health. This essay will explain what group based programs are and the types of group based programs. This essay will also critically analyse both the strengths and limitations of group based programs in the mental health field. There are many strengths to group based programs as they are affordable and accessible by the majority of patients. Being in a group setting also makes this treatment efficient as multiple people are treated at once .
However, according to Buppert’s piece, “If a state requires that a nurse practitioner have a collaborative relationship with a physician in order to practice, that collaborative relationship does not usually extend to cover evaluations and treatments performed by the nurse practitioner outside the practice setting” (Buppert; pg 1). In other words, the action of prescribing medication to a family member is seen as unethical. It goes beyond the restriction a collaborative relationship because the physician is not always aware of the prescriptions processed for APRN’s family members. These relationships can be seen as a good thing because they create a system of checks and balances between healthcare professionals and patients. Moral principles are important in the medical field in order to keep the emotions of healthcare professionals from clouding their judgement.