The latest advances in nurse communication systems enable streamlined, customized communication among patients, clinicians and caregivers to enhance patient satisfaction and improve quality of care, Health Facilities Management reports.

The application of mobile handsets is improving call system effectiveness by adding real-time communication and data capture to monitor both staff and patient activity. IP-based health care communication solutions, which leverage session initiation protocol and voice over internet protocol technologies that utilize smartphones, are examples of new technology that allow nurses to instantly communicate with one another and their patients.