How to Simplify Patient Transfers with a Communication Platform

Patient transfers are a common occurrence in the healthcare industry. Patients are commonly transferred from one hospital to another, or from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility. Transfers can be complicated and time-consuming and involve multiple healthcare providers. This comes with a significant amount of paperwork and communications. However, with the advent of new technologies, patient transfers can now be simplified and streamlined.

One such technology is GD’s e-Bridge Communication Platform. This platform provides a secure and efficient way to transfer patient information and communicate with healthcare providers in real-time. 

Here are some of the benefits of using GD’s e-Bridge Communication Platform to simplify patient transfers:

  1. Real-time communication: The e-Bridge Communication Platform enables healthcare providers to communicate in real-time. This means that they can discuss patient information, treatment plans, and any concerns they may have as they arise. Real-time communication can help prevent errors, ensure that patients receive the appropriate care, and reduce the time it takes to transfer a patient.
  2. Secure messaging: The e-Bridge Communication Platform uses secure messaging to protect patient information. Healthcare providers send and receive HIPAA-secure messages, images, and videos, ensuring patient privacy.
  3. Streamlined documentation: The e-Bridge Communication Platform with the use of D-Scribe X, can streamline and automate the documentation process. Healthcare providers can document patient information, including vital signs, medications, and allergies, in real-time. This information can then be easily shared with other healthcare providers, reducing the need for duplicate documentation and ensuring that everyone is on the same page.
  4. Improved patient outcomes: By simplifying patient transfers, the e-Bridge Communication Platform can help improve patient outcomes. When healthcare providers can communicate effectively and efficiently, patients are more likely to receive the appropriate care in a timely manner. This can help reduce the risk of complications, shorten hospital stays, and improve overall patient satisfaction.

Solutions that Help to Simplify Patient Transfers

In conclusion, patient transfers are complicated and time-consuming. However, with the help of GD’s e-Bridge Communication Platform, they can be simplified and streamlined. Real-time communication, secure messaging, a centralized platform, streamlined documentation, and improved patient outcomes are just some of the benefits of using this platform. Through e-Bridge, Healthcare providers can now transfer patients with greater ease and confidence, knowing that they have access to the latest technology to support them.

To learn more about the e-Bridge Communication Platform, reach out to your regional manager for a demonstration. 

About GD (General Devices)

GD is a Healthtech company specializing in communication solutions that help EMS and hospitals deliver simply seamless patient care. Powered by responsive innovation, GD’s user-friendly solutions facilitate rapid, secure, voice, telehealth and data sharing communications across care teams to help save time, money and lives. Visit to learn more.

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