Information Technology - February 2016

Integrating nurse call and patient locator systems can cut response times

Real time patient locator systems can trigger a notification for environmental services that the room is now vacant and needs to be cleaned


Calif. hospital using fax machines, paper after hit by ransomware

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has transferred patients as it attempts to bring its database back online


Designing for the telemedicine spaces of the future

Infrastructure considerations include room configurations, interior finishes, data capabilities, lighting and power


Purchasing software in the healthcare industry

Optimizing procurement and payment policies can save healthcare organizations thousands of dollars each year


Texas healthcare facility recognized for revamping alarm management system

Texas Children’s Hospital created a dashboard that collects and analyzes data by area, nurse and patient


Including telehealth in a healthcare facility strategy

Widespread adoption of telehealth could contribute to $300 billion in savings for the U.S. healthcare system


The Internet of Things could lead to smarter healthcare

Emerging tech holds the potential of revolutionizing healthcare by improving access and lowering costs


Carrying BIM into facility management requires effective documentation

Second part of FacilityCare series focuses on needed documentation during construction process


LA hospital spends $70 million on an IT infrastructure

Nearly half of the $158 million Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital budget is devoted to technological advances


White paper on digital signage for healthcare available

New technology tools designed for patients and staff



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