Can the acute sector learn from care homes?

Posted on Oct 15, 2018

Can the acute sector learn from care homes?

With over 50 years’ experience in the health and care sector, healthcare technology provider, Courtney Thorne, has had ample opportunity to gain valuable insights and believes that the care home sector arguably more quickly adapts to new technologies or trends than the acute hospital sector. Here, the company’s Marketing manager, Greta Lucinskiene, discusses best practice and offers some lessons on where hospitals can learn from the care home industry in terms of deployment and use of nurse call technology.

The observations noted in this article are based on the use of healthcare technology in both care and hospital settings and consider initial and ongoing costs, system complexity, and the needs of users including patients, residents, care staff, and management. Additionally, the article draws on the analysis of some important micro and macro environmental factors that touch on aspects important to a variety of stakeholders.

Read the full article published in Health Care Estate Journal, October 2018 issue.




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