Phoning it in: New devices improve patient safety, care at Michigan Medicine


Multiple HITS teams are working together to develop and deploy Unified Clinical Communications (UCC) – an effort to streamline, simplify, and improve communications in inpatient care areas – by providing a unified solution for secure text, voice calling, and closed-looped alarms and alerts.


(Michigan Medicine Headlines, 05/17/21) – Most clinicians have been there before: They page a colleague and then wait, wait and wait some more for the person on the other end to get back to them.

Now, a new system — with the help of brand-new iPhones — makes the paging process easier and more efficient at Michigan Medicine. And that will lead to better patient care and outcomes. Read on ...