Smartphones Prioritizing Patient Needs

There are multiple benefits of smartphone technology for both nurses and patients. Hospitals introducing smartphone tech need to educate patients and families about the clinical use to avoid unfavorable perceptions.

May 13, 2019

Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership -- Mobile health (mHealth) is a rapidly growing field with the potential to transform healthcare delivery. Smartphone technologies have been developed and integrated into the patient call bell system for healthcare staff to receive calls; however, there is a lack of high-quality evidence to support the implementation and evaluate the effectiveness of these devices in a healthcare setting.

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