Research Brief

How Cognitive Load Impacts Patient and Provider Outcomes

Acute Care
Research Brief
cognitive load white paper

Download this research brief to learn:

  • How working memory is tied to outcomes
  • What organizations can do to ensure patient safety
  • How to mitigate the negative effects of change

The effect of cognitive load on patient care

In an increasingly busy world, adding new technology into the already complex workflow of providers and care teams can negatively affect patient safety and outcomes. Organizations should account for the cognitive load of changes in technology and process prior to implementing major initiatives to ensure better outcomes for patients and providers.

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