Applications for medical staff, patients, and visitors
Healthcare touch screens are versatile, streamline operations, and can improve patient care. These medical touch solutions are becoming increasingly important for healthcare organizations. Multi-touch monitors allow users an intuitive, easy-to-use device to capture data, educate,all with a very easy to use interface. Industrial grade monitors are built with repeated use in mind, are easily cleaned to limit the spread of infectious disease, and can be activated by the touch of a finger, gloved hand, or stylus. Privacy is also key in the healthcare industry.
With this in mind, options such as biometric solutions to further authenticate individuals and privacy filters to limit monitor viewing angles are customizable to meet your specific application needs. Desktop, kiosk, counter and wall mounting, and mobile solutions are available to meet the needs of the environment and use of the touch screen technology. Visitors and patients are accustom to using touch screen solutions in their everyday lives. So when coming to a hospital, clinic or practice office healthcare touch screens are a natural fit. Medical touch solutions guide the patients and visitors through the healthcare experience:
- Entering a facility and using a wayfinding application to find the doctor’s office, cafeteria, or gift shop.
- Using a self-service check-in kiosk to update and print medical forms, and notify the staff of your arrival.
- Learning more about your doctor, hospital system, and tips and trends on how to improve your overall health on an educational and engaging lobby touch screen kiosk.
- Bedside touch screens allow patients to view educational modules about their procedure, order meals, and provide entertainment during hospital stays.
- Selecting and dispensing prescriptions using a touch screen panel on a vending machine.
Healthcare staff use touch screens in many similar ways to increase accuracy and streamline processes. On the administration side, nurses can update medical records and schedules at the nursing station while using mobile touch screens in the patient room to get a signed consent form.
Staff can monitor patient vitals and use a large format touch screen display to teach students during a surgical procedure. Touch screens are also continually be incorporated into medical devices and equipment.