It would be fantastic if we all got company gear to help power our workflow. However, it is often the fields that need them most that have the least mobile resources. This is the case for nurses. As they work to provide the best care possible in medicine, they are often compelled to use their personal devices to communicate, access, and research the available medical resources.
Obtaining a work-issued device is not the only problem. Sometimes obtaining the right one with the proper capabilities can be an even bigger hurdle. BlackBerry is working to provide the administrative decision makers with information on how to properly implement and utilize the best mobile resource options for their front-line workers, from a nursing perspective. The formula comes from making those nurses part of the decision, including them in the conversation and finding out what is needed.
Healthcare resources are notoriously slim; nurses are often tasked to the most good with the least available. It’s important that such changes in infrastructure and connectivity are considered carefully. Administrators, IT professionals, and the nurses they support can become better informed about these decisions with the help of the upcoming ebook, BlackBerry® Guide to Mobile Healthcare. Read more about it, including an excerpt, on the AtHoc Blog.