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Healthcare Facility Managers Benefit from Hospital TVs Too

Posted by Kenna Goodrich on Jun 10, 2021 2:45:49 PM

It may feel like you should be able to easily choose just any TV you want for your healthcare facility. We do that for our homes, why not in a place that should be comforting like home? Healthcare-grade TVs are different, and for good reason. 

Have you ever considered the legal consequences of a patient receiving shock and injury from a consumer-grade television used in a healthcare environment? Have you considered the risk of an electrical fire from a TV at your facility? Do you realize patient TVs at healthcare facilities will naturally be powered on for longer periods of time as compared to typical consumer TV usage at home? In fact, Healthcare-grade TVs run typically 3x longer per day! 

Designed for patient safety and for the unique stresses of the healthcare environment, hospital TVs offer facility managers and providers the following benefits: 

  • reduced risks with increased safety designs; 
  • reduced labor with easy setup, remote management or cloning for ease of operation, and affordable upgrades; 
  • universal pillow speaker capability and volume control features to reduce noise on the floor;
  • and standardization across the network.
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Topics: Technology, facility managers

3 Ways Patients Benefit from Healthcare-grade TVs

Posted by Kenna Goodrich on Jun 10, 2021 2:32:44 PM

Fun isn’t typically the first thought that comes to mind when thinking about a hospital stay or an outpatient visit. Patients often find themselves bored or even stressed and anxious without ways to distract and entertain themselves during treatment. Luckily, healthcare-grade TVs offer an entertaining technology solution that is engaging and safe for your patients.

Did you ever think about the safety of a patient TV? With PDi, it doesn’t have to be a difficult task. 

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Topics: Technology, patient safety

There’s No Power Struggle Using PoE Patient Televisions

Posted by Cat Saettel on Jun 2, 2021 3:29:03 PM

You've probably heard about Power-over-Ethernet and some of the benefits of PoE.  Are you ready to learn more about this cost-effective and forward-thinking technology for use in hospital televisions? 

Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions.

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Topics: Innovation, TV Installation, PoE

3 Ways to Score Big with Patient Satisfaction at Treatment Centers

Posted by Cat Saettel on Apr 12, 2021 5:28:43 PM

The patient experience is incredibly important at health treatment centers or infusion clinics where patients typically spend hours receiving treatment. At times, these hours can turn into boredom. Sure, patients can bring their own phones, books to read, or puzzles to do, but depending on the treatment, they may not be comfortable or able to use both of their arms the whole time. 

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Topics: Patient Experience, dialysis

Affordable SmartTV without Internet: Customize Your Patient Engagement

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Mar 24, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Imagine being a patient with so many entertainment options that you lose track of time while you’re receiving care. You’re surprised when nurses come to take your vitals because you’ve been so engrossed in the game you were playing. Instead of stressing over your next test, you’ve been watching relaxation content and are calm and collected.

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The Patient Experience Matters to PDi

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Mar 10, 2021 10:46:33 AM

Patient experience matters.

PDi understands that. Trusted for 40 years, US-based PDi satisfies patients in a variety of healthcare spaces with our long history of design and manufacturing complete patient television systems. 


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Three Ways Patient TVs Matter

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Feb 23, 2021 1:39:33 PM

Patients deserve excellent care in many ways during their healthcare journey. That care comes through many things like individuals, medicine, and even patient-facing technology. In fact, patient television technology designed for patient use helps satisfy patients and engage them directly in their care

The patient experience of care is far-reaching and includes everything from phone calls with healthcare staff to the clinical care they receive to how they spend their time during treatment. Excellence is the standard. There are three key ways that patients in all healthcare spaces should have technology to support their care experience: entertainment, engagement and education.

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5 Small Ways to Make a Big Difference in #PX

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Jan 31, 2021 8:15:00 AM

It doesn't take a lot to make a big difference in the patient experience.

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Three Ways to Enhance Patient Safety in 2021

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Jan 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM

We’re in a new year, and COVID-19 is still around, which means healthcare facilities, businesses and individuals are still working together to keep our communities safe. In hospitals, clinics and other healthcare facilities, cleaning, disinfecting and prioritizing patient safety have risen in importance this past year.

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Three Cheers for Choosing PDi

Posted by Cat Saettel on Dec 16, 2020 3:48:35 PM

Patient TVs - Tablets - Telehealth

As part of our 40th Anniversary celebration, we’re publishing a special series of blogs throughout 2020. Each month you’ll see insights from a different member of the PDi team. Our goal is to bring you more fully into the PDi family. Our twelfth blog in this series comes to you from Cat Saettel, Marketing Manager.

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