While the country’s population is aging, the cost of healthcare is on the rise. Providers and payers are seeking a change that will create better outcomes and quality of care at a lower cost. The solution to this growing problem is implementing smart healthcare technologies and designs into hospitals around the country.
ACI is excited to announce our upcoming conference on Smart Hospital Design taking place January 20-22, 2016. You will not want to miss this opportunity to learn from, and network with, representatives from organizations nationwide that are prepared to deliver superior service to a growing population into the future through the implementation of smart technology.
This conference will highlight and discuss a myriad of topics that are relevant to providing efficient patient care at a lower cost. Topics of interest that will be introduced and discussed are the benefits of the latest technology, how to architecturally design a smart hospital and why implementing smart systems give the patient more say over their care and how that leads to higher patient satisfaction. Understanding the importance of these variables, as well as others, will distinguish the positive impact that smart healthcare can have on hospital costs, employee efficiency and patient care.
Embrace this opportunity to network and learn from the top hospital executives and administrators as they speak on the development and success of their own facilities. Explore techniques to better equip your facility with the latest advancements in medical technology through real case studies, research findings and organizational models from smart hospitals. Register for this exclusive conference to learn from top industry leaders and innovators about designing and implementing a smart hospital.
Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas provides personalized, comprehensive and compassionate care for patients with all types of cancer. They offer advanced screening, prevention, diagnostic and treatment services, as well as comprehensive education and support programs. They are known for treating the patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual support you during their cancer journey.
State-Of-The-Art Treatment at Sammons Cancer Center
The center prides itself on being the best at both high-tech and high-touch. On the tech side, the Sammons Center offers an extensive research center with myriad cancer clinical trials of new treatments. Last year, more than 800 people participated in research at the facility. They are the leaders in helping to develop cancer treatments that now are routinely available to all cancer patients.
On the “touch” side, the Sammons Center offers personalized care that addresses the human needs of patients. An extensive integrative medicine program works in tandem with traditional treatments, using mind-body-spirit oriented therapies that have scientific evidential basis. The center’s state-of-the-art technology, combined with its peaceful surroundings has a positive effect on both the patients and the staff.
Aethon automates internal logistics in hospitals using the TUG autonomous mobile robot. It transports materials, medications, specimens, and removes waste and linens. With over 450 robots installed in hospitals around the country this is a proven solution. It frees up staff to handle more valuable patient care activities and helps you scale your operations cost effectively. The staff in a 200 bed hospital will travel an average of 371 miles per week moving materials. The TUG robot can make these deliveries and hauls up to 1,000 pounds. Most customers achieve positive ROI within 18-20 months.
Sherwin-Williams provides comprehensive coatings, products and services that enhance acute care environments. With concerns about everything from air quality to patient comfort to maintaining aesthetic appeal, we offer a variety of coating innovations for walls, floors and exteriors. Our latest innovation is Paint Shield™, the first EPA-registered microbicidal paint with the power to kill certain bacteria within 2 hours on painted surfaces. Visit swpaintshield.com for details. Our in-house certified color experts have also created fresh, dynamic palettes to help inspire your next project. Visit swhealthcaresolutions.com for color inspiration and product specifications.
LG Electronics offers exceptional products and solutions that are not only made for business, but that are ready to make your business thrive. The smartest technology in the industry can equip you to compete in an ever-changing marketplace, and LG and its partners empower that success. Delivering premium performance, energy efficiency and of course value, LG offers category-leading products in Commercial Display, Lighting, HVAC and Solar. Be more productive, more profitable and more globally responsible with LG.
DISH provides satellite television, satellite Internet, audio programming and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers in the United States, with nearly 14 million subscribers. In January 2008, DISH Network was spun off from EchoStar, its former parent company, which was founded by Charlie Ergen as a satellite television equipment distributor in 1980. The company began using DISH Network as its consumer brand in 1996 after the successful launch of its first satellite, EchoStar I, in December 1995. That launch marked the beginning of its subscription television services.
Imprivata® (NYSE: IMPR), the healthcare IT security company, provides healthcare organizations globally with a security and identity platform that delivers authentication management, fast access to patient information, secure communications, and positive patient identification. Imprivata enables care providers to securely and efficiently access, communicate, and transact patient health information to address critical compliance and security challenges while improving productivity and the patient experience.
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies that allow patients to be connected to care. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine (also called telehealth) into health care systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of health care throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC.
CCA is the national trade association of companies and healthcare systems that provide consumers with high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare in retail locations. Founded in 2006, the CCA was created to enhance the growth of the Convenient Care industry through quality and safety standards, continuing education for clinicians, and policy development. CCA’s membership encompasses over 97% of the approximately 2,000 retail-based clinics in operation with access to over 4,500 nurse practitioners and physician assistants providing basic primary and chronic disease care in the clinics. Retail-based clinics provide a convenient access point into the healthcare system and play an increasingly important role in population health.
CTS Medical Kiosk is healthcare news focused on patient engagement and specifically patient check-in via kiosks and tablet kiosks. We follow all the various EMR and EHR solutions including their mobile health offerings. Industry events calendar and daily Twitter feed onsite. CTS specializes in ADA and HIPAA compliant patient check-in solutions. CTS can provide custom software integrations to meet your needs.
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Founded in 1968, NAHSE has become the premier professional association for Black executives in the health care field. Its leadership and more than 1,500 members are both administrators and practitioners, working for a wide variety of health care organizations. NAHSE was established for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of these leaders and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and disadvantaged communities. Since its inception, NAHSE has sponsored and participated in local and national programs designed to improve quality, access and availability of health services and to expand educational opportunities in health services administration.
The Society of Physician Entrepreneurs DFW (SoPE-DFW) is a chapter of a global biomedical and healthcare innovation network with membership open to all healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and industry stakeholders. SoPE was founded in 2011 by three physicians who shared a common vision – to empower physicians and other professionals to innovate healthcare through entrepreneurship. Members include doctors, nurses, dentists and other entrepreneurial healthcare professionals. The chapter meets quarterly, SOPE is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.