With every new hospital build, design needs to evolve to keep pace with the technological revolution of the digital hospital, according to an article on the Healthcare IT website.
While there is little requirement for paper in a fully digital hospital however a huge requirement for access to clinical applications.
There will be computing devices in patient rooms, staff stations, reception desks, patient treatment areas, operating rooms as well as mobile device access through a wireless networks.
Space will need to be considered for housing ICT equipment including Workstations on Wheels, and charging bays for batteries for mobile equipment and handsets, the article said.
See the latest posts on our homepage