Dec
13

patient room in hospital

There is a certain hierarchy of major goals that must be achieved with every patient room design. First and foremost, patient rooms must foster the safety and comfort of patients. Safety is of the utmost importance, but patient comfort has also proven to be directly…

Nov
22

 

Thank You For a Great Healthcare Design Conference! 

 

Nov
20

speaking with patients

One of the most complex issues doctors and nurses confront while on the job is patient communication. Relaying information is an imperfect science because no two patients are the same. Everyone perceives,…

Nov
16

nurse call button

How does a hospital measure success? Is it defined by the health and recovery rates of their patients? Is it defined by a patient's…

Nov
10

Visit VividBoard at the Healthcare Design Conference! 

Oct
27

patient mri

Caring for hospital patients goes well beyond providing medical treatment. Patients must also be treated as paying customers, and their satisfaction with their service is key to a hospital’s financial success. But is it possible for hospitals to provide…

Oct
24

healthcare budget

We often write a lot about how patient whiteboards can benefit hospitals by making communication with patients easier. We’ve talked about studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of placing a whiteboard in treatment environments,…

Oct
13

breast cancer awareness month

October is breast cancer awareness month, and at VividBoard we are helping to raise awareness for the more than 3.1 million women and men who currently have, or have had, breast cancer in their lifetime.

Sep
29

doctors in a hallway

Medicare and Medicaid payments are routinely reduced when patients are readmitted, and CMS has been withholding hundreds of millions in payments over the years from hospitals who cannot keep their readmission rates low. Because…

Sep
22

hospital patient room

The impact of bacteria and spreadable infections in hospitals is something that all care teams and administrators take seriously. It is estimated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that about 2 million people…