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Building a Better Health Care System: Patient-Friendly Orders
The Health Care Blog

Here’s another technically easy and culturally hard product: Patient Friendly Orders. My version of this idea was born when I was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia about 5 years ago. Even though I had previously worked in that hospital, the quality of communication about my care between the patient and the medical team was poor. This got me thinking… There should be a touchscreen by my bed that lists all the current doctors’ orders.

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