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Making More ‘Headway’ in Hospital Room Design


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


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 patients are…

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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 off…

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