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Tablets in Healthcare


Tablets in Healthcare

The ability to gather and access information with the touch of a fingertip, and carry it around wherever you go, is invaluable for those working in healthcare. It is for this reason that the healthcare industry has long dreamed of ways to harness the features of tablets and mobile devices. As this technology has evolved and developed in recent years, medical device manufacturers are rapidly…

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Don’t Let Bad Ergonomics Distract from Providing Great Care

We recently partnered with a San Francisco hospital to install GCX wall mounts for their electronic medical records. As part of the process, staff provided us a lengthy list of questions to ensure our mounts met their ergonomics standards. Hospital officials take ergonomics seriously, and for good reason.  The potential cost of repetitive stress injuries among clinicians– and…

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Product Innovation: The Award-Winning GCX Patient Engagement Table’s Origin


Product Innovation: The Award-Winning GCX Patient Engagement Table’s Origin

All truly innovative products are rooted in seeing a need based on both current and future consumer conditions. Such was the case with the GCX Patient Engagement Table that recently took the Silver Award in Product Innovation during this year’s Healthcare Design Awards. That unique bedside table began as an idea we developed while working with our partners at Baptist Health in Little…

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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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Paralyzed Patients Use Technology to Engage with their Care Team and Families

Not long ago, GCX unveiled a new Patient Engagement Table, a hospital-grade over-bed table with an adjustable arm that places a tablet or other electronic device in easy-to-use positions for hospitalized patients. It was designed to improve the individual patient experience, as well as relieve some of the workload for busy nurses.  The response to initial use of the Patient Engagement…

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Learn How to Make Patient Rooms More Engaging at HIMSS16 Booth #4039

One of the medical technology industry’s biggest conferences is this week, and we’re excited to again be a part of it. HIMSS16 kicks off Monday with Preview Night at the Sands Convention Center and Expo in Las Vegas. By the end of the week, we hope to have met with many of the 43,000 attendees looking for solutions to better engage patients and allow medical equipment to work…

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