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Landmark Hospitals Pilots Wireless E-paper Patient Monitor
The information displays, designed for use at patient room entrances and bedsides, are the result of a partnership between E Ink and Digital Connected Intelligent Health Technology, and use a Wi-Fi connection to capture and display the latest vital statistics without the glare from LCD lights.
There are some digital displays available on the market, Alvarez says, but they have shortcomings as well. The incorporation of the E Ink low-power display and EMR integration makes for a simple clinician and patient experience, he explains, noting that the devices are easy to read but do not shine. "The E Ink displays are preferred over LCD displays," he states, "due to the lack of glare, which enables a better environment for sleeping."
Landmark operates six hospitals across the United States. Each facility has traditionally displayed data on a whiteboard, such as a patient's diet and activity, as well as the staff members caring for that person. Otherwise, the information was often not displayed at all, explains Sara LaPorte, Landmark's VP of orthopedics and surgical services.
The hospital investigated several solutions, LaPorte says, "Everything we looked at required additional steps or time," however, so management opted to deploy a solution that could free up personnel by synchronizing the information automatically from the EMR software.
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