Hospital & Healthcare Management September 30, 2023
While virtual care implementations have been a significant focus in the healthcare sector over the past three years, healthcare organizations have not overlooked the need to modernize their physical spaces as well.
In the hospital setting, modern patient rooms are undergoing a transformation to provide more consumer-oriented comforts, resembling the amenities one might find in a comfortable living room. A prime example is Penn Medicine’s newly constructed pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Here, patient rooms are equipped with a spacious 75-inch smart TV that offers access to essential care information, entertainment options, and control over room features like lighting and temperature.
Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, the President and CEO of Mayo Clinic, emphasized the necessity of updating...