Dallas hospital project includes VoiP phone system with screens

$1.3 billion public hospital will have 865 private rooms, 27 operating rooms and 96 neonatal intensive care rooms and 12 intensive care beds in its burn center

May 28, 2014

When it opens in May 2015, the 2.5-million-square-foot, $1.3 billion Parkland Hospital complex will have 17-stories, 865 private rooms, 27 operating rooms and 96 neonatal intensive care rooms and 12 intensive care beds in its burn center.

Parkland Health & Hospital System will be linked to nearby Dallas by a new light rail station, according to an article on the Health Facilities Management website. The totally wireless facility incorporates many clinical, operational and structural innovations.

For example, every high-tech, high-touch VoIP telephone has a camera and a screen. When a nurse answers a patient's call, the two will see and hear each other, the article said.

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