Effective Communication Paper
Communication promotes knowledge within a health care organization and is necessary for the organization to thrive. Communication is not only important to the staff but also to the patients within a health care facility who depend on staff communication to receive quality medical care. Without complete communication between staff member’s clinical errors can occur and the patient’s health could be at risk. In this paper the subject will explain how a health care organization shares knowledge through communication and examine, which are the most effective techniques and which techniques are ineffective. This paper will review the application of these techniques and the impact techniques may have on a health care organization.
Effective Techniques for Sharing Information
One of the most effective techniques for sharing pertinent information and knowledge is the organizational structure. A formal structure is essential to permit groups within the organization to communicate knowledge with other staff members and other operations of the organization. The separation of my organization into a functional structure has had excellent rewards such as, effective use of knowledge between departments, and the delegation of projects by the proficiency and education of each department. Each group of the structure shares knowledge and works together with other departments and has the analytical skills to solve any issue that may arise.
Another form of communication is social networking. Other techniques to provide communication within an organization are weekly or monthly meetings, memos, and e-mails. These forms of communication were very effective for my organization since we only had a single staff member on each shift. Even though each staff member worked alone we all worked as a team; finishing work that another did not have time to finish, dividing work equally between staff members, and anything else we could do to...