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This paper examines ways in which communication can be improved in healthcare facilities. The reviewed studies emphasize improving communication in nursing care and residential home facilities. Additionally, the paper includes the traits of effective leaders (administrators, directors, etc.) in the healthcare system and the importance of their communication skills. It also examines how healthcare leaders in general can improve their communication skills, and examines ways for staff, patients, and patient families to improve communication between themselves. the paper concludes with suggestions for better communication.
From the Paper:"Ludden states that communication is a learned skill and includes both verbal and nonverbal messages. The importance of communication according to Ludden cannot be over-emphasized given that ... percent of each person's day is spent communicating in some form and that communication is pivotal to fostering personal academic and professional success. In the healthcare system Leonard Graham and Bonacum point out that poor communication can and does result in not only organization confusion and mismanagement but more importantly in patient injury and sometimes..."
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Communication in the Healthcare System (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/communication-in-the-healthcare-system-122690/
"Communication in the Healthcare System" 01 December 2008. Web. 20 October. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/communication-in-the-healthcare-system-122690/>