The figures are staggering: poor communication costs hospitals $12bn a year in the US alone, equal to about 2% of global hospital revenue.1 And merely coordinating and organizing care eats up one-fifth of each nurse’s shift.2 But there is good news. Ascom already offers solutions that can dramatically improve communication and collaboration within hospitals—solutions that can help enhance patient safety, staff satisfaction and clinical workflows. Ascom: working hard for hospitals.
1. ECRI Institute (2014) 2. Darbyshire, Julie L., Young, J. Duncan, (2013)