Features | Partner Sites | Information | LinkXpress
Sign In
Schiller
Ampronix
Primedic

Clinical Infotainment System Assists Patient Care

By HospiMedica International staff writers
Posted on 02 Jul 2013
Image: The Barco CareConnex system, powered by Hospedia (Photo courtesy of Barco).
Image: The Barco CareConnex system, powered by Hospedia (Photo courtesy of Barco).
A new patient entertainment system also doubles as an interface for clinicians to access electronic medical records (EMRs) and internal hospital information systems (HISs).

The Barco (Kortrijk, Belgium) CareConnex system, powered by Hospedia (Slough, United Kingdom), is a fully integrated interactive patient care enterprise solution designed to support a better patient experience and improve hospital efficiency and profitability. Using the system, patients can play games, run a range of applications, watch movies, order food, and communicate with nurses right from the terminal. They can also learn more about their condition, review results of their tests and imaging studies, and provide feedback about their stay.

The CareConnex system uses advanced point-of-care (POC) enterprise software delivered on a range of high-quality, innovative Smart Terminals at the patient bedside, and includes all associated accessories, back office systems, integration, and support expertise. In addition, Hospedia offers professional and managed services, such as content aggregation and yield management, to hospitals worldwide. The solution helps hospitals deliver better patient care, ensure clinical efficiency, achieve Meaningful Use (with respect to technology implementation), and create potential new revenue streams.

“CareConnex is an interactive patient care solution, offering patient media, patient engagement, and clinical workflow services right at the bedside,” said Warren Kressinger-Dunn, VP of Strategic Marketing for Barco’s POC division. “But more than providing infotainment, CareConnex gives hospitals the tools to provide care more efficiently and cost-effectively, without compromising quality or the financial bottom line.”

“We are seeing that patients who are actively engaged throughout their hospital stay typically experience greater overall satisfaction, which can also positively influence their clinical outcome,” added Mr. Kressinger-Dunn. “From this perspective, CareConnex directly impacts patient satisfaction scores, such as Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, which are becoming more important than ever.”

Related Links:

Barco
Hospedia



Mercury Medical
Armstrong Medical Industries
JD Honigberg International
DeRoyal

Channels

Surgical Techniques

view channel
Image: The Endoscopic Lumbar Interbody Fusion (EndoLIF) O-Cage implant (Photo courtesy of joimax).

3D Printed Implant Facilitates Endoscopic Spinal Surgery

A novel spinal fusion implant printed with electron beam melt (EBM) technology aids minimally invasive endoscopic spinal surgery. The Endoscopic Lumbar Interbody Fusion (EndoLIF) On-Cage implant is... Read more

Women's Health

view channel

Prenatal Testing Can Detect Cancer in Mothers

A new study suggests that noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) for genetic anomalies could identify occult, previously undiagnosed maternal malignancies. Researchers at Tufts University Medical Center (Boston, MA, USA), the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA, USA), and other institutions analyzed 125,426 samples... Read more

Business

view channel

Stryker to Acquire Muka Metal in Cash Transaction

Stryker Corporation (Kalamazoo, MI, USA) has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Muka Metal (Kayseri, Turkey). Stryker and Muka Metal, a leading manufacturer and marketer of hospital beds, stretchers, and related patient room furniture and accessories, have maintained a business relationship under a distribution... Read more
 

Events

31 Jul 2015 - 02 Aug 2015
Copyright © 2000-2015 Globetech Media. All rights reserved.