A Look at the Hospital Room of the Future at Tampa General Hospital

Written by John Lynn, Founder of Healthcare Scene

When healthcare staff approach a hospital room, it’s important to know basic things about the patient like their preferred language, whether they’re in isolation, or whether they’re not supposed to eat (an NPO order). Traditionally, these facts are handled through physical markers or even buried in the patient record. The “digital whiteboard” and “digital door sign” technologies from eVideon display the necessary information automatically where it’s clearly visible and provide a look into what the hospital room of the future looks like powered by technology.

Amy Bender, Informatics Manager, and Richard Crews, Inpatient Informatics Analyst II, at Tampa General Hospital, describe in this video what it’s like to have the digital door sign available in their hospital. Information is taken directly from their EHR and displayed at the entrance to the room. No longer does a nurse have to take extra time to post a physical marker.

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