Sarasota Memorial Hospital Robotic Surgery

Sarasota Memorial’s robotic surgery suites equip Sarasota’s minimally invasive surgeons with the latest tools and technology for robotic surgery and single incision surgery. The da Vinci® Surgical System enables surgeons to perform operations through a few small incisions – as little as 1/3 of an inch – surgeons insert the cameras and specialized instruments through…

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You Are Here: How Wayfinding Engages Patients, Visitors and Staff for a Better Experience

Everyone has experienced how difficult it is to find your way around an unfamiliar hospital. The facilities are often huge, spanning multiple buildings, each with several floors, and they may or may not have a consistent design. Wayfinding refers to the information systems that guide people through their environment , and it is attracting a…

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Henry Ford Innovation Institute partners with LogicJunction

The Henry Ford Health System’s Innovation Institute has partnered with LogicJunction to enhance the patient experience. Borrowing a page from the health system’s tinkering founder Henry Ford, the institute has set out to enhance patient care and research, training, and commercialization opportunities within the Henry Ford Health System through innovation and creative ideation. The Henry…

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The difference between getting what you want and getting what you need

Hospitals are a business and the people of the community are their patients. Individuals fly thousands of miles to visit our client, the Cleveland Clinic, who also provides healthcare for the low income residents of Cleveland. Hospitals are working hard to provide better care and improve the patient experience. The nationally implimented HCAHPS survey is rewarding…

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Best Practices When Starting Your Hospital’s Wayfinding Initiative

Hospitals have a reputation for being large and complex buildings. Long, winding, repetitive hallways, sprawling campuses, multiple elevators and towers combine to make it easy to get turned around and lost. Being lost can make patients anxious and uncomfortable – feelings that can be avoided with consistent and clear hospital signage and wayfinding. The medical…

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Extending visitation hours increases patient satisfaction

According to a study from the Journal for Healthcare Quality, the removal of restrictions on hospital visiting hours can enhance outcomes by lowering patient anxiety levels and feelings of social isolation. The Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey implemented a 24-hour visitation policy and measured patient satisfaction scores before and after the open visitation policy…

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Hospital directions at wayfinding kiosks mean one less worry on your mind

HealthConnections, a publication of Marshall Medical Centers, wrote an article covering LogicJunction’s navigational system in their Fall 2015 issue. You can read the entire publication here. Walking into a hospital creates instant anxiety for a lot of people. Whether it’s due to worry over a sick loved one, a dreaded diagnosis or simply the fear…

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