List the elements of effective communication in healthcare organizations.

Using the Joint Commission Web site, select a current report on the channels and technologies used to communicate health policies and management issues. Write a 2–3-page review in Word format.

Include the following:

  • List the elements of effective communication in healthcare organizations.
  • Compare and contrast the channels and technologies used to communicate within healthcare organizations.
  • Describe the factors that contribute to communication failures in healthcare.
  • Indicate the adverse effects of ineffective health communication between providers and patients.
  • Recommend a plan that hospital administration can implement to improve communication in healthcare organizations.