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Is your equipment helping or hurting patient communication?

AuntMinnie

A critical element of care can suffer on account of this pressure: patient communication. Effective patient communication is already a topic of concern in radiology. The systems technologists rely on to do their job directly impact how and when they communicate with patients -- for better or for worse.

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Is Your Equipment Helping or Hurting Patient Communication?

Cassling's MRI

A critical element of care can suffer on account of this pressure: patient communication. Effective patient communication is already a topic of concern in radiology. The systems technologists rely on to do their job directly impact how and when they communicate with patients -- for better or for worse.

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Effective Communication Strategies for Construction Managers

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As a construction manager, the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently is essential to not only the project’s success but to the way your employees interact with and follow through. Clear and concise communication Clear communication ensures the employee can receive the information provided in a meaningful and effective manner.

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The Importance of Effective Communication in Construction Management

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While maintaining effective communication is important in any industry, it’s vital for construction management. Most importantly, a lack of clear communication can lead to injuries, especially at the construction site. This article provides several tips for building effective communication in construction management.

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ECR: Patient feedback key to making MRI exams comfortable

AuntMinnie

Patient feedback about their experiences with MRI exams is an invaluable resource for making the procedure more comfortable, according to a presentation delivered at the recent ECR meeting in Vienna. In fact, when it comes to MRI exams, 25% to 30% of patients report "moderate to advanced fear," 1.5% I walked out quite upset, actually."

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Nearly half of outpatient MRI orders are delayed

AuntMinnie

Nearly half of outpatient MRI orders are delayed -- that is, performed more than 10 days from the date chosen by the referring provider, according to research published January 10 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Almost half (48%) of MRI orders had a prolonged "order-to-performed" interval, with a mean interval of 18.5

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Patient Centered Care and Communication Defined: How They Lead to Better Health Outcomes

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When providers don’t take the time to center the care and communication around their patient, it can lead to poor health outcomes. Patients are thrown into an unfamiliar environment with minimal knowledge and lack the confidence to ask the questions they want to, leaving them feeling overwhelmed and lost.