In order to achieve “joined-up, effective and safe” delivery of care within a Health Trust, the “accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation” is of paramount importance.
Research commissioned by Nuance Communications and carried out by specialist research company Ignetica has looked at:
“…What measurable impacts do accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation along the care pathway have on patient experience, doctors’ and nurses’ ability to care and on the economics of the Trust?”
This Nuance infographic examines: why this research is so important, who will find it useful and offers a summary of its results.
The report revealed some striking statistics, for example,
50 per cent or more of doctor’s time is spent on clinical documentation
42 per cent of all respondees document with pen and paper