Digital or smart hospital? Though these are not new ideas, they represent significant untapped opportunities for NHS organisations around the country. Dr Benjamin Kanter, Vocera’s Chief Medical Information Officer, he explains: “Despite it’s known importance, people often overlook the fundamental role clinical communication systems play in turning a digital hospital into a smart one. “Being digital – converting analogue processes into digital ones – does not by itself make a hospital ‘smart’.
Conversations around staff shortages are on the rise in healthcare systems across the globe. Addressing the challenges which have caused significant job vacancies and difficulties around staff satisfaction and retention have been a focus for healthcare leaders for many years, but additional stresses, extra safety risks, and limited resources amplified by the Covid-19 pandemic set the industry back after making some significant strides.
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