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Leveraging existing IT infrastructure for implementing & integrating a patient engagement system

Posted 13 September 2017

Applying patient engagement technology is often associated with acquiring new hardware technology. What many health care facilities may not realize is that much of the infrastructure and equipment needed for a sophisticated, interactive patient engagement system is already in place.

Most in-room televisions in today’s hospitals can be connected to other hospital information systems to become interactive patient engagement tools. Once adapted, these TVs can deliver educational materials and create additional opportunities for patients to better manage their own hospital experience. The key is leveraging existing equipment and infrastructure by implementing powerful system integrations.

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