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Installing Mounting Solutions in Hospitals to Maximize Value, Minimize Risk

Between purchasing and using a mounting solution comes a less exciting step: installation. That phase can be daunting once people realize the resources that must be deployed, and maybe during odd hours.  Hospitals, in particular, need the time, training and tools to correctly assemble and install EMR hardware and the mounting solutions that accompany them throughout a facility. To…

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The Latest in GCX Patient Engagement Solutions at HIMSS17

As one of healthcare technology’s largest conventions, HIMSS17 provides an excellent opportunity for organizations to learn new ways to use information technology to improve the patient experience. GCX’s growing suite of patient engagement solutions will be on display at HIMSS17 showroom booth #5051 Feb. 19-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. We’ll…

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Total Cost of Ownership for Mounting Solutions

Most U.S. hospitals are now using electronic medical records, and some may even be on a second or third version. We are working with a number of organizations that have an impressive amount of experience in such implementations, and take a broad view of the costs associated with the software, hardware, and carts and wall mounts that hold the equipment. For mounting solutions in…

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Making More ‘Headway’ in Hospital Room Design

So often when we go into a patient room to demo GCX products, we discover that there are space limitations that make the safe and ergonomic use of medical devices challenging. This is especially common when it comes to headwalls, which, once installed, become part of a room’s architecture and are designed to clear clutter and provide easier access to lifesaving equipment and patient…

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Exploring a Higher Level of Patient Experience

In a Richmond, Va., hospital’s ICU, tetraplegics unable to move by themselves are communicating and staying connected to the outside world by controlling an overhead laptop’s cursor using their eye instead of a mouse. Elsewhere, a new mother is opening up a web portal on a tablet to watch her newborn via live video feed from the NICU.  And San Francisco pediatric…

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Tablets at the Bedside: Protecting the Devices

Generally speaking, hospitalized patients can have difficulty using a tablet device because (a) they may be unable to a grip the device securely; (b) they can’t position it for comfortable viewing from a bed or chair; or (c) they may drop it on the floor, causing damage.  Freestanding devices also pose considerable security and privacy risks, given how easily someone can walk…

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