9 Ways to Mount a Personal Patient Device

Posted by Erin Todd on Oct 15, 2018 3:46:44 PM

Space is a commodity in patient areas. When designing patient areas in healthcare facilities thoughtful consideration must be made for medical equipment placement, providing ample room for staff and guests, and the placement of amenities such as the patient TV also must be well planned.

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Topics: Technology, Patient Experience

Enhanced Entertainment on Healthcare TVs in a Snap

Posted by Cat Saettel on Jul 24, 2018 1:56:37 PM

Do you wish you could provide more entertainment and relaxation features through your patient TVs without the added cost or long set-up process that interactive patient systems require? 

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Topics: Technology, Patient Experience

How Nature Sounds Comforts Patients

Posted by Erin Todd on Jun 15, 2018 1:02:00 PM

It's no secret that anxiety plagues patients as they go through the uncertainty of healthcare treatments. Anxiety can also be exacerbated by medical circumstances such as drug use, phobias and mental disorders. Typical hospital environments don't make it easy for a patient to relax. The beeps of various medical machines, bustling hall noises, even the distinctive smells that waft through a clinical setting are enough to cause tension in a patient.

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Topics: Patient Experience

PDi Unveils Healthcare-Grade Patient Televisions with Enhanced Entertainment Features, Made Simple

Posted by Cat Saettel on Jun 13, 2018 10:27:44 AM

Healthcare-grade TVs offer patients added entertainment and relaxation options, no internet required. 

No internet, no problem! Driven by the mission of improving patient experience with entertainment technology since 1980, PDi Communication Systems, Inc., launched a unique line of large screen, healthcare-grade flat panel LED patient HDTV televisions that have integrated smart apps: The PDi A-Series. These TVs offer patients added entertainment and relaxation options for facilities not yet ready to turn on internet access. PDi is the nation’s largest manufacturer of complete healthcare-grade entertainment solutions from 14” arm-mounted tv or touchscreen systems thru 55” wall TVs. The A-Series by PDi is available in screen sizes 24”, 32”, 42” and 55”.

The A-Series changes the game in patient entertainment by using simple, thoughtful technology and design to provide more entertainment options to offer patients now, while providing a smart future-proof choice. 

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Topics: Patient Experience, Technology, Innovation

What do patients really want? 3 ways to deliver value to patients

Posted by Erin Todd on Dec 27, 2017 2:03:15 PM

 When it comes to their care, what do patients actually say about what they want?

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Topics: Patient Experience

Less Noise, Less Light, and More Engagement

Posted by Cat Saettel on Dec 4, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Dayton Children’s Hospital takes healthcare innovation and patient comfort to new heights in its new 8-story patient tower, which opened in June 2017 in Dayton, OH. From the first steps inside, the tower feels less like a sterile hospital and more like a children’s adventure land to explore. Full of color, open space and interactive play areas for kids, the theme of the tower pays tribute to Dayton’s key role in the innovation of human flight. Everywhere guests look they see “things that fly.” As patients and guests travel up to the patient floors, they encounter cutting edge patient technology for entertainment, education and more.

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Topics: Patient Experience

Four Ways to Better User Experience in Healthcare

Posted by Lynn Schutte on Aug 18, 2017 11:00:00 AM

 

User Experience (or UX) is the term that describes all aspects of a consumer’s interaction with a company, primarily those interactions that use technology. It is valuable because the quality of the user experience will influence whether the user chooses to come back and interact with the business again or recommend it to others. In healthcare, this is extremely valuable. First, a good user experience can influence a patient’s responses on exit surveys, which can only mean good things for you. Furthermore, going to the doctor or the hospital is not commonly thought of as a fun experience; patients are there because they must be there, and emotions are often running high. Creating a good user experience can help ease the stresses, frustrations, and discomfort the patients and their loved ones are feeling.

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Topics: Patient Experience, Technology

Why We Care About Patient Experience

Posted by Erin Todd on Apr 25, 2017 4:00:00 PM

You are there for the crucial moments...

As healthcare providers it is your responsibility to care for patients during the crucial moments of their physical lifeYou guide individuals towards healing with your expertise and comfort them with your presence.

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Topics: Patient Experience

How a Bedside TV Creates an Alternative Patient Experience

Posted by Erin Todd on Mar 22, 2017 10:38:16 AM

Part 3 of "Different Angles of Patient Engagement" Blog Series 

Previously, we discussed the experience of a large-screen footwall patient TV and considered the user experience of a hand held tablet, here we will look at placing an interactive patient tv at the bedside.

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Topics: Innovation, Patient Experience

How a Patient Tablet Can Become a Portable Companion

Posted by Erin Todd on Mar 22, 2017 10:35:19 AM

Part 2 of the "Different Angles of Patient Engagement" Blog Series 

Previously, we discussed the experience of a large-screen footwall patient TV. Here, we will dicuss the emergence of consumer tablets used in the patient room. 

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Topics: Innovation, Patient Experience

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