How important is innovative, technologically modern healthcare? Copa Star Hospital in Brazil thinks it’s very important. Thus, administrators have invested nearly $400 million dollars in upgrades that not only meet criteria for improved care, but improved comfort.
To provide the most efficient care, information technologies are now associated with hospital technologies. Copa Star hospital is fully connected, meeting all the needs of patients and preparing for a modernized future.
Our world is networked: mobile phones, home appliances, and even cars, so hospitals are learning healthcare should also adapt to the changing environment. Copa Star Hospital updated patient rooms with ipads, and then a larger deployment were distributed to physicians, nurses and pharmacists. With this tablet, doctors instantly have a wealth of updated information, like tests results, x-rays, past and current prescriptions, and real-time information like blood pressure. This type of access to patient records allows improved patient care, and everything flows smoother.
Patients also have benefits with the new iPads. Besides having improved doctor-patient, and nurse-patient contact, the rooms have been digitized and networked with the patient issued iPads. Interactive features that can dim lights, lower shades, change the volume on the television, and call down to the nurses’ station can all be found with these updated patient issued iPads. These features are turning sterile hospital rooms into luxury hotel like stays.
Hospital Copa Star is gearing up for the future by also upgrading the operating rooms. The operating rooms have been networked, and digitized, with capabilities of educating, and working remotely.
There are multiple advantages of using iPads at Copa Star Hospital. With the built-in camera doctors can very quickly and easily take-send-review photos to analyze, like for wounds, and care maintenance, which can easily be stored in patients records. View the design at RAF Arquitetura.
Are Patients More Interested In Luxury Care?
Patients tend to look at their accommodations more these days. Muted colors, beautiful furnishings, and dim lighting. This hospital has also upgraded with ambience and amenities in mind, making the rooms feel more like an upscale hotel. Many of the cables behind the patient beds have disappeared because studies found that often, these cables carry topical germs. So these upgrades are also anti-bacterially effective. And as far as the ambience, well they do say a welcoming environment can help speed up your care, and Copa Star Hospital has certainly done this very well.